Lee County, GA

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Population
29,348
0.452% 1-year growth
Median Age
37.2

Poverty Rate
13.8%

Median Household Income
$65,420
0.618% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$153,000
2.42% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
13,267
1.75% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Lee County, GA had a population of 29.3k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $65,420. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lee County, GA grew from 29,216 to 29,348, a 0.452% increase and its median household income grew from $65,018 to $65,420, a 0.618% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lee County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.58%), White (Hispanic) (1.9%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%). NaNk% of the people in Lee County, GA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Lee County, GA was $153,000, and the homeownership rate was 72.4%. Most people in Lee County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lee County, GA was 2 cars per household.

Lee County, GA borders N/A.

Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Lee County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 75.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (22.4%), followed by Other (2.31%). The most partisan county was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Lee County, GA
75.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in N/A
  1. 88.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 88.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in N/A was Glascock County, GA with 88.8% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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  1. N/AN/A
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  2. N/AN/A
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Diversity

Lee County, GA is home to a population of 29.3k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2018, 3.65% of Lee County, GA residents were born outside of the country (1.07k people).

In 2018, there were 3.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.2k people) in Lee County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.92k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 758 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lee County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.2k ± 63
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.92k ± 238
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    758 ± 83
2.86%
Hispanic Population
839 people

In 2018, there were 3.58 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.2k people) in Lee County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.92k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 758 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.86% of the people in Lee County, GA are hispanic (839 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lee County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.65%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.07k people
3.49%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.02k people

As of 2018, 3.65% of Lee County, GA residents (1.07k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lee County, GA was 3.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Lee County, GA was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Lee County, GA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Lee County, GA residents was 37.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Lee County, GA.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lee County, GA was N/A, the natal country of N/A Lee County, GA residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

99%
2018 Citizenship
98.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99% of Lee County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Lee County, GA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    686 ± 206
  2. Vietnam
    600 ± 143
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    539 ± 143

Lee County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lee County, GA is $65,420. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Lee County, GA was Census Tract 204.03 with a value of $104,508, followed by Census Tract 204.02 and Census Tract 203, with respective values of $63,255 and $58,281.

Males in N/A have an average income that is N/A times higher than the average income of females, which is N/A. The income inequality in N/A (measured using the Gini index) is N/A, which is N/A than the national average.

The economy of Lee County, GA employs 13.3k people. The largest industries in Lee County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,145 people), Educational Services (1,620 people), and Manufacturing (1,430 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($54,024), Public Administration ($50,152), and Finance & Insurance ($48,315).

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,420
2018 value
± $5,625
0.618%
1 Year Growth
± 10.1%

Households in Lee County, GA have a median annual income of $65,420, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,018 in 2017, which represents a 0.618% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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N/A
Average Male Salary in N/A
± N/A
N/A
Average Female Salary in N/A
± N/A

In N/A, full-time male employees in N/A made N/A times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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In N/A the highest paid race/ethnicity of N/A workers was N/A. These workers were paid N/A times more than N/A workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in N/A.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lee County, GA is from Lee County, GA.
N/A Wage GINI in N/A
  1. N/A
  2. N/A

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 204.03
  2. Census Tract 204.02
  3. Census Tract 203

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lee County, GA was Census Tract 204.03 with a value of $104,508, followed by Census Tract 204.02 and Census Tract 203, with respective values of $63,255 and $58,281.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lee County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lee County, GA (3.91k out of 28.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    1,847 ± 332
  2. Black
    1,663 ± 329
  3. Two Or More
    190 ± 166

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lee County, GA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

13.3k
2018 Value
± 850
-1.75%
1 Year decline
± 9.15%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lee County, GA declined at a rate of -1.75%, from 13.5k employees to 13.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lee County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,792 people), Management Occupations (1,437 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,247 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lee County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lee County, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,792 people), Management Occupations (1,437 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,247 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lee County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.46 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.34 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.61 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lee County, GA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,063), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($76,250), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($73,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

13.3k
2018 Value
± 850
-1.75%
1 Year decline
± 9.15%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lee County, GA declined at a rate of -1.75%, from 13.5k employees to 13.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lee County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,145 people), Educational Services (1,620 people), and Manufacturing (1,430 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lee County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Lee County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Lee County, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,145 people), Educational Services (1,620 people), and Manufacturing (1,430 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lee County, GA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.09 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.77 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lee County, GA, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($54,024), Public Administration ($50,152), and Finance & Insurance ($48,315).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lee County, GA was $153,000 in 2018, which is 0.666 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $156,800 to $153,000, a 2.42% decrease. The homeownership rate in Lee County, GA is 72.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lee County, GA have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lee County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$153,000
2018 Median
± $7,868
$156,800
2017 Median
± $7,148

In 2018, the median property value in Lee County, GA declined from to $153,000 from the previous year's value of $156,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lee County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lee County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$65,420
Median Household Income
± $5,625
10.4k
Number of Households
± 729

In 2018, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Lee County, GA grew to $65,420 from the previous year's value of $65,018.

The following chart displays the households in Lee County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lee County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lee County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.4%
2018 Homeownership
73.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 72.4% of the housing units in Lee County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lee County, GA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lee County, GA have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.01% of the workforce in Lee County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (86.5%)
  2. Carpooled (9.44%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.47%)

In 2018, 86.5% of workers in Lee County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.44%) and those who worked at home (3.47%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lee County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lee County, GA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

89.1% of the population of Lee County, GA has health coverage, with 51.2% on employee plans, 13.2% on Medicaid, 7.9% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 5.04% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lee County, GA see 1460 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1460 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4890 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5867 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,460 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lee County, GA

Primary care physicians in Lee County, GA see an average of 1,460 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,460 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lee County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Coverage

10.9%
Uninsured
51.2%
Employer Coverage
13.2%
Medicaid
7.9%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
5.04%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lee County, GA grew by 1.21% from 10.7% to 10.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lee County, GA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.2% prevalence
  2. 17.3% prevalence
  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in N/A, at 18.2%.

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