Lee County, Georgia Population 2020

Lee County, Georgia's estimated population is 30,406 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Georgia is the 59th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202030,4063211.07%
201930,0853211.08%
201829,7643211.09%
201729,4432310.79%
201629,212210.07%
201529,191590.20%
201429,132890.31%
201329,0433341.16%
201228,7091310.46%
201128,5781620.57%
201028,41612,16674.87%
199016,2504,56639.08%
198011,6844,64065.87%
19707,04484013.54%
19606,204-470-7.04%
19506,674-1,163-14.84%
19407,837-491-5.90%
19308,328-2,576-23.62%
192010,904-775-6.64%
191011,6791,33512.91%
190010,3441,27014.00%
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%
18301,6800.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.07%
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Founded
June 9, 1825
County Seat

Lee County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,73574.06%
Black or African American5,95620.29%
Asian7582.58%
Two or More Races6682.28%
Some Other Race1630.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.10%

Lee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Lee County, Georgia Median Age

37.2


Total

36.9


Male

37.5


Female

Lee County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,538 adults, (3,498 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Georgia.

Lee County, Georgia Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,674

50.00%

Male

14,674

50.00%

Lee County, Georgia Households and Families

Lee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All72.4%27.6%
Male68.2%31.8%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female39%61%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,3542.7372.4
Married6,2753.283.4
Non Family2,3101.2162.9
Female1,3703.1739
Male3992.7768.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3882.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,4367.43%
High School Graduate5,94530.76%
Some College4,35422.53%
Associates Degree2,26411.71%
Bachelors Degree2,93115.17%
Graduate Degree2,00810.39%

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,09313,1173,460
Black3,9973,3531,051
Hispanic559481235
Asian472378168
Multiple Races18816960
Other Race1318122
Islander3825
Native American2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 42.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,039$47,770$37,450
Less Than High School$32,353$38,565$26,734
High School Grad$32,581$40,926$24,670
Some College$39,662$45,170$32,500
Bachelors Degree$52,314$61,964$48,409
Graduate Degree$57,561$69,464$55,202

$42,039

Average Earnings

$47,770

Average Male

$37,450

Average Female

Lee County, Georgia Language

Lee County, Georgia Language by Age

Lee County, Georgia Language

94.42% of Lee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.

Lee County, Georgia Poverty

Lee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,7201,8168.76%
Black5,4491,66330.52%
Multiple66419028.61%
Asian74316922.75%
Hispanic79612015.08%
Other1422517.61%
Islander381334.21%

13.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.32%

Male Poverty Rate

14.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Islander, with 34.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is White, with 8.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.17%
Some College11.34%
High School7.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.21%
Male Unemployed41.56%
Male Employed4.28%
Female Employed4.27%

Lee County, Georgia Income

Lee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,420$80,451
Families$78,431$90,137
Married Families$92,734-
Non Families$40,395$43,230

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Lee County, Georgia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Lee County, Georgia Veterans

2,251

Number of Veterans

1,991

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War898
Second Gulf War686
Vietnam651
Korea116
World War II45
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54727
55 to 64489
65 to 74404
18 to 34367
75+264
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5279.56%
Black53912.05%
Hispanic7713.77%
2 or More7726.64%
Asian6913.40%
Hawaiian2565.79%
Indian1466.67%

$Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

7.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Georgia Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Georgia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.28%

Born in Georgia

96.35%

Native Born

3.65%

Foreign Born

1.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.35% of Lee County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 68.28% having been born in Georgia. 1.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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