Lee County, Illinois Population 2022

Lee County, Illinois's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Illinois is the 43rd largest county in Illinois. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -6.28% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lee County, Illinois Population 2022

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Lee County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

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Lee County, Illinois Population by Race

Lee County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Lee County, Illinois Median Age

43.5


Total

41.8


Male

45.8


Female

Lee County, Illinois Adults

There are 27,479 adults, (6,671 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Illinois.

Lee County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

16,043

46.90%

Male

18,161

53.10%

Lee County, Illinois Population by Age

Lee County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee County, Illinois Household Types

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Illinois Households and Families

2.93

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Lee County, Illinois Households by Type

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

Lee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 82.35%.

Lee County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,329

Average Earnings

$49,942

Average Male

$31,020

Average Female

Lee County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Illinois Language by Age

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Lee County, Illinois Language

95.56% of Lee County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.13% of the population.

Lee County, Illinois Language

Lee County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Illinois is Black, with 16.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Illinois is Multiple, with 5.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.78%.

Lee County, Illinois Poverty

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Lee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Lee County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lee County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Lee County, Illinois 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, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Lee County, Illinois Marital Status

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2,055

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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7.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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55.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Lee County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Lee County, Illinois 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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81.24%

Born in Lee County, Illinois

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

1.42%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Lee County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 81.24% having been born in Illinois. 1.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lee County, Illinois Place of Birth

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