Lee County, Texas's estimated population is 17,665 with a growth rate of 0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lee County, Texas is the 136th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 16,591 and has seen a growth of 6.47% since this time.
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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 asian people with a rate of 78.05%.
81.65% of Lee County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.54% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Texas is Black, with 27.60% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.16%.
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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, Texas
91.34% of Lee County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.45% having been born in Texas. 6.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.