Lee County, Georgia Population 2022

Lee County, Georgia's estimated population is 30,715 with a growth rate of 0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Georgia is the 60th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 28,414 and has seen a growth of 8.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18301,6800.00%
18404,5202,840169.05%
18506,6602,14047.35%
18607,1965368.05%
18709,5672,37132.95%
188010,5771,01010.56%
18909,074-1,503-14.21%
190010,3441,27014.00%
191011,6791,33512.91%
192010,904-775-6.64%
19308,328-2,576-23.62%
19407,837-491-5.90%
19506,674-1,163-14.84%
19606,204-470-7.04%
19707,04484013.54%
198011,6844,64065.87%
199016,2504,56639.08%
201028,41412,16474.86%
201128,5781640.58%
201228,7081300.45%
201329,0393311.15%
201429,122830.29%
201529,173510.18%
201629,184110.04%
201729,4102260.77%
201829,7513411.16%
201929,9922410.81%
202030,2332410.80%
202130,4742410.80%
202230,7152410.79%
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Lee County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,40171.97%
Black or African American6,45121.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.12%
Asian6762.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.14%
Some Other Race1800.61%
Two or More Races9513.20%
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Lee County, Georgia Population by Race

Lee County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Lee County, Georgia Median Age

37.1


Total

36


Male

38.1


Female

Lee County, Georgia Adults

There are 21,898 adults, (3,872 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Georgia.

Lee County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

14,807

49.80%

Male

14,928

50.20%

Lee County, Georgia Population by Age

Lee County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female51.1%48.9%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5502.7276.7
Married6,4823.1885.7
Male3192.8668.3
Female1,4873.0751.1
Non Family2,2621.1568.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Lee County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2741.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,2586.44%
High School Graduate5,73029.33%
Some College4,64323.77%
Associates Degree2,33511.95%
Bachelors Degree3,02015.46%
Graduate Degree2,27611.65%
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Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian425306150
Black4,1583,7251,460
White14,14713,2673,532
Other Race1569438
Hispanic571503128
2+ Races31529332
Native American3535
Islander4131

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 asian people with a rate of 35.29%.

Lee County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,739$51,019$39,457
Less Than 9th Grade$28,636$48,417$19,327
High School Graduate$33,292$38,645$26,430
Some College$41,479$52,407$30,654
Bachelors Degree$52,943$63,786$50,047
Graduate Degree$58,912$68,804$56,250

$44,739

Average Earnings

$51,019

Average Male

$39,457

Average Female

Lee County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Georgia Language by Age

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Lee County, Georgia Language

95.53% of Lee County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 4.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Lee County, Georgia Language

Lee County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian67626238.76%
Islander411024.39%
Black5,7531,17820.48%
White20,5951,8579.02%
Other36NaN%
Multiple9409610.21%
Hispanic855687.95%

12.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.04%

Male Poverty Rate

12.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Asian, with 38.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 7.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.39%.

Lee County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.15%
High School7.72%
Some College8.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.94%

Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.85%
Male Unemployed46.14%
Female Employed4.60%
Female Unemployed32.83%

Lee County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,338$80,530
Families$79,034$88,943
Married Families$95,867-
Non Families$44,725$47,263
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Income by Household Type

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Lee County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Lee County, Georgia Marital Status

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2,188

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War779
First Gulf War737
Vietnam507
Korea71
World War II16

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34245
35 to 54854
55 to 64405
65 to 74414
75+270

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4729.29%
Black50710.66%
Native American1645.71%
Asian5312.02%
Islander3175.61%
Other Race158.62%
2+ Races9418.88%
Hispanic11218.48%

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Lee County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Lee County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.68%

Born in Lee County, Georgia

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

2.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Lee County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 69.68% having been born in Georgia. 0.65% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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