Lee County, Kentucky Population 2022

Lee County, Kentucky's estimated population is with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Kentucky is the 111th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was and has seen a growth of -7.48% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Lee County, Kentucky Population 2022

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Lee County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

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Lee County, Kentucky Population by Race

Lee County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2022

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Lee County, Kentucky Median Age

44.2


Total

43.7


Male

45.8


Female

Lee County, Kentucky Adults

There are 5,656 adults, (1,296 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Kentucky.

Lee County, Kentucky Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

3,266

46.08%

Male

3,822

53.92%

Lee County, Kentucky Population by Age

Lee County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee County, Kentucky Household Types

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Kentucky Households and Families

3.17

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Lee County, Kentucky Households by Type

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

Lee County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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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 100.00%.

Lee County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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$29,598

Average Earnings

$34,129

Average Male

$23,893

Average Female

Lee County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Lee County, Kentucky Language

99.12% of Lee County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.70% of the population.

Lee County, Kentucky Language

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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32.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.81%

Male Poverty Rate

35.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Kentucky is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Kentucky is Multiple, with 4.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.71%.

Lee County, Kentucky Poverty

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Lee County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Lee County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Lee County, Kentucky 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, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Lee County, Kentucky Marital Status

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260

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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6.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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41%

Labor Force Participation

36.6%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Kentucky Employment by Age

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Lee County, Kentucky Employment by Race

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Lee County, Kentucky 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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78.43%

Born in Lee County, Kentucky

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.80%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Lee County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 78.43% having been born in Kentucky. 0.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lee County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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