Lee County, North Carolina's estimated population is 63,492 with a growth rate of 0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, North Carolina is the 47th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 57,877 and has seen a growth of 9.70% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.97%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.35%.
82.68% of Lee County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 17.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.77% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, North Carolina is Native, with 69.17% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.51%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lee County, North Carolina
90.72% of Lee County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 61.98% having been born in North Carolina. 6.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.