Lee County, Texas Population 2022

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.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18808,9370.00%
189011,9523,01533.74%
190014,5952,64322.11%
191013,132-1,463-10.02%
192014,0148826.72%
193013,390-624-4.45%
194012,751-639-4.77%
195010,144-2,607-20.45%
19608,949-1,195-11.78%
19708,048-901-10.07%
198010,9522,90436.08%
199012,8541,90217.37%
201016,5913,73729.07%
201116,556-35-0.21%
201216,505-51-0.31%
201316,545400.24%
201416,621760.46%
201516,8682471.49%
201616,9751070.63%
201717,1091340.79%
201817,097-12-0.07%
201917,2391420.83%
202017,3811420.82%
202117,5231420.82%
202217,6651420.81%
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Lee County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,19582.65%
Black or African American1,94811.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.13%
Asian2151.25%
Some Other Race3942.29%
Two or More Races4002.33%
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Lee County, Texas Population by Race

Lee County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Lee County, Texas Median Age

41.7


Total

41.5


Male

42.9


Female

Lee County, Texas Adults

There are 13,405 adults, (3,251 of whom are seniors) in Lee County, Texas.

Lee County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

8,733

50.85%

Male

8,441

49.15%

Lee County, Texas Population by Age

Lee County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female48.4%51.6%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1592.7180.5
Married3,6303.0589.7
Male2494.8868.3
Female7793.3848.4
Non Family1,5011.1976.9

3.1

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Lee County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1049.18%
9th to 12th Grade9417.82%
High School Graduate4,40136.59%
Some College3,07325.55%
Associates Degree8296.89%
Bachelors Degree1,1359.44%
Graduate Degree5464.54%
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Lee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian828264
White8,3477,5071,381
Black1,2371,013113
Hispanic2,2951,335120
2+ Races275953
Native American2222
Other Race20497

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%.

Lee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,059$47,516$26,305
Less Than 9th Grade$19,375$33,213$13,958
High School Graduate$35,896$46,667$22,500
Some College$37,260$54,074$27,604
Bachelors Degree$42,758$$42,665
Graduate Degree$100,039$100,766$49,219

$36,059

Average Earnings

$47,516

Average Male

$26,305

Average Female

Lee County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee County, Texas Language by Age

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Lee County, Texas Language

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.

Lee County, Texas Language

Lee County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,83750727.60%
Hispanic3,89874219.04%
Multiple3816817.85%
White10,7016676.23%
Other58NaN%

11.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.55%

Male Poverty Rate

13.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee County, Texas

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%.

Lee County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.97%
High School5.30%
Some College10.25%
Bachelors or Greater0.86%

Lee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.11%
Male Unemployed6.99%
Female Employed7.35%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Lee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,696$69,408
Families$61,833$77,760
Married Families$73,316-
Non Families$27,899$38,870
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Income by Household Type

Lee County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Lee County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lee County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Lee County, Texas Marital Status

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903

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War137
First Gulf War177
Vietnam326
Korea106
World War II11

Lee County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
35 to 54125
55 to 64177
65 to 74256
75+289

Lee County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8197.31%
Black422.92%
Other Race238.52%
2+ Races196.91%
Hispanic1626.02%

Lee County, Texas Veterans by Race

Lee County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee County, Texas Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lee County, Texas Employment by Age

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Lee County, Texas Employment by Race

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Lee County, Texas 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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77.45%

Born in Lee County, Texas

91.34%

Native Born

8.66%

Foreign Born

6.58%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Lee County, Texas 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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