Lee County, Georgia Population 2024

34,538

Lee County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 34,538 with a growth rate of 1.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Georgia is the 57th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 28,417 and has seen a growth of 21.54% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,7784481.23%
202836,3304481.25%
202735,8824481.26%
202635,4344481.28%
202534,9864481.3%
202434,5384481.31%
202334,0904481.33%
202233,6424481.35%
202133,194-21-0.06%
202033,2153,17010.55%
201930,0452810.94%
201829,7643351.14%
201729,4292260.77%
201629,203120.04%
201529,191520.18%
201429,139840.29%
201329,0553371.17%
201228,7181330.47%
201128,5851680.59%
201028,417
199016,2504,56639.08%
198011,6844,64065.87%
19707,04484013.54%
19606,204-470-7.04%
19506,674-1,163-14.84%
19407,837-491-5.9%
19308,328-2,576-23.62%
192010,904-775-6.64%
191011,6791,33512.91%
190010,3441,27014%
18909,074-1,503-14.21%
188010,5771,01010.56%
18709,5672,37132.95%
18607,1965368.05%
18506,6602,14047.35%
18404,5202,840169.05%
18301,680-35,098-95.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.31% (448)
County Website
Lee County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
28,417
Area
356 mi²
Density
97 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
21.54% (6,121)
Founded
June 9, 1825

Lee County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,81669.21%
Black or African American7,82523.74%
Two or more races1,0223.1%
Asian8872.69%
Other race3971.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.05%
Native American40.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Lee County, Georgia Population by Race

Lee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Lee County, Georgia Median Age

37

Total

36.1

Male

37.7

Female

Lee County, Georgia Adults

There are 24,340 adults, (4,298 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Georgia.

Lee County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female16,40849.77%
Male16,56050.23%

Lee County, Georgia Population by Age

Lee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,8062.7174.825.2
Married7,3443.1683.916.1
Non Family2,4501.1662.337.7
Female1,5453.0656.243.8
Male4672.5359.740.3
showing: 5 rows

3.04

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lee County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.8%.

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,735

Average Earnings

$65,382

Average Male

$42,394

Average Female

Lee County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lee County, Georgia Language

94.03% of Lee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Lee County, Georgia Language

Lee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black7,1241,33118.68%
White22,2581,1705.26%
Asian88716218.26%
Multiple97813213.5%
Hispanic981161.63%
Islander17741.18%
showing: 6 rows

8.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.12%

Male Poverty Rate

9.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Islander, with 41.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 1.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.09%.

Lee County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.82%
High School12.19%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%
Some College3.95%
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Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.57%
Male Unemployed55.39%
Male Employed4.57%
Female Employed2.98%
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Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lee County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,176

Number of Veterans

1,754

Male Veterans

422

Female Veterans

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Lee County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

70.48%

Born in Lee County, Georgia

95.69%

Native Born

4.31%

Foreign Born

1.17%

Non Citizen

3.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.69% of Lee County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 70.48% having been born in Georgia. 1.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lee County, Georgia Place of Birth

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