Lee County, MS Demographic Data

Lee County, MS Summary

Lee County is located in Mississippi
  • Population: 85,042
  • Area: 453.18 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 449.95 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 3.22 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 187.65 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 264.44 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Lee County, MS Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
44,324
52%
50.8
Male
41,057
48%
49.2
Total Population
85,381
 
323,128,000

Lee County, MS Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
5,840
6.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
6,489
7.6% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
5,482
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
5,727
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
4,950
5.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
11,322
13.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
11,252
13.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
11,191
13.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
6,091
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
4,590
5.4% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
7,204
8.4% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
4,313
5.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
930
1.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
63,559
74.4%
77.2
Female
33,898
53.3%
51.3
Male
29,661
46.7%
48.7
21 Years and over
60,878
71.3%
73.1
62 Years and over
15,295
17.9%
18.8
65 Years and over
12,447
14.6%
15.2
Female
7,360
59.1%
55.8
Male
5,087
40.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Lee County, MS Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
83,857
98.2% 
96.8
White
57,782
67.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
24,789
29.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
65
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
811
0.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
33
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
377
0.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,524
1.8% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
2,099
2.5% 
17.8
Mexican
 
11.2
Puerto Rican
 
1.7
Cuban
 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
83,282
97.5% 
82.2

Lee County, MS Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,005
3.5% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7,436
13.1% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
14,652
25.8% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
14,036
24.7% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
5,226
9.2% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
8,109
14.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
5,429
9.5% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
9,441
16.6%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
47,452
83.5%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
13,538
23.8%
31.2

Lee County, MS Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
20,294
30.0%
33.7%
Now Married
33,252
49.2%
47.5
Divorced
8,717
12.9%
11.0%
Separated
1,090
1.6%
2.0
Widowed
4,217
6.2
5.8%

Lee County, MS Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
78.4
Languages other than english
21.6
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Lee County, MS Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,914
8.8%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
2,689
8.1%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
4,348
13.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
4,124
12.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
4,716
14.2%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
5,787
17.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
3,504
10.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
3,213
9.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,282
3.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
632
1.9%
6.4
Median household income
42,235
 
57,617
Per capita income
22,900
 
31,128

Lee County, MS Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
254
0.7%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,696
9.8%
9.8
Construction
1,829
4.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
9,175
24.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,082
5.5%
6.6
Information
900
2.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
8,703
23.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
1,916
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,862
4.9%
11.4
Public administration
862
2.3%
4.6
Retail trade
4,844
12.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,208
3.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
554
1.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,800
7.4%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
11,170
29.5%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
6,968
18.4%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
9,937
26.2%
23.3%
Service occupations
7,010
18.5%
18.1%

Lee County, MS Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
37,406
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
33,152
88.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,044
8.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.1
Walked
555
1.5%
2.7
Other means
298
0.8%
1.8
Worked at home
357
1.0%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.6
 
26.6

Lee County, MS Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,536
7.6%
8.7
1 vehicles
9,665
29.1%
33.2
2 vehicles
13,663
41.1%
37.1
3 or more
7,345
22.1%
21.0

Lee County, MS Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
33,209
91.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
21,298
64.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
11,911
35.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
3,204
8.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.5

Lee County, MS Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
36,413
1 room
2,460
6.8%
2.4
2 rooms
141
0.4%
2.7
3 rooms
1,666
4.6%
9.1
4 rooms
3,975
10.9%
16.5
5 rooms
9,733
26.7%
19.8
6 rooms
6,963
19.1%
17.8
7 rooms
4,472
12.3%
12.0
8 rooms
3,533
9.7%
8.6
9 rooms or more
3,470
9.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Lee County, MS Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
36,413
 
 
1-unit, detached
24,236
66.6%
61.5
1-unit, attached
422
1.2%
5.9
2-units
1,311
3.6%
3.6
3 or 4 units
1,463
4.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
1,341
3.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
925
2.5%
4.4
20 or more units
1,277
3.5%
9.0
Mobile home
5,438
14.9%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Lee County, MS Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,063
2.9%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
608
1.7%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
1,782
4.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
5,146
14.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
7,291
20.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
5,994
16.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
5,613
15.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
6,952
19.1%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,600
4.4%
2.8%
2014 or later
364
1.0%
1.4%

Lee County, MS Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Lee County, MS Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
12,934
 
47295100.0
$3,000 or more
232
1.8%
10.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
319
2.5%
7.0%
Less than $500
401
3.1%
1.6%
$2,000 to $2,499
936
7.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,448
11.2%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
4,653
36.0%
28.8%
$500 to $999
4,945
38.2%
20.4%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
6,799
53.1%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,700
13.3%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,421
11.1%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
686
5.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
2,187
17.1%
21.3%
Not Computed
141
0.0%
0.0%

Lee County, MS Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
10,852 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
70
0.6%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
133
1.2%
11.9%
Less than $500
2,004
18.5%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,233
20.6%
28.3%
$500 to $999
6,412
59.1%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
1,059
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
684
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,993
18.6%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,441
13.4%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,264
11.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
460
4.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
373
3.5%
9.0%
35.0% or more
5,200
48.5%
40.7%
Not Computed
1,180
0.0%
0.0%

Lee County, MS Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
21,298
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
2,807
13.2%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
5,133
24.1%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
4,442
20.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
3,891
18.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,832
13.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,401
6.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
601
2.8%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
191
0.9%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
127,000
 
205,000