In 2019, Lee County, NC had a population of 60.5k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $49,994. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lee County, NC grew from 60,125 to 60,481, a 0.592% increase and its median household income grew from $48,873 to $49,994, a 2.29% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lee County, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.5%), White (Hispanic) (15.6%), Other (Hispanic) (2.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%). 0% of the households in Lee County, NC speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.8% of the residents in Lee County, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lee County, NC are Central Carolina Community College (1,246 degrees awarded in 2019).
In 2019, the median property value in Lee County, NC was $144,200, and the homeownership rate was 66.7%. Most people in Lee County, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lee County, NC was 2 cars per household.