Lee County, TX Demographic Data

Lee County, TX Summary

Lee County is located in Texas
  • Population: 16,591
  • Area: 634.10 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 629.02 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 5.08 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 26.16 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 407.15 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Lee County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
8,271
50%
50.8
Male
8,393
50%
49.2
Total Population
16,664
 
321,419,000

Lee County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
922
5.5% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,214
7.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
914
5.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,515
9.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
944
5.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,587
9.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,018
12.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
2,352
14.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,305
7.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,160
7.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,552
9.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
810
4.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
371
2.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
12,742
76.5%
77.1
Female
6,361
49.9%
51.4
Male
6,381
50.1%
48.6
21 Years and over
11,808
70.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
3,373
20.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
2,733
16.4%
14.9
Female
1,461
53.5%
55.9
Male
1,272
46.5%
44.1
Median Age (years)
40
NR
NR

Lee County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
16,501
99.0% 
96.9
White
13,347
80.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
1,911
11.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
11
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
68
0.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
60
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
8
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,164
7.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
163
1.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
3,847
23.1% 
17.6
Mexican
3,740
22.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
92
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
5
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
10
0.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
12,817
76.9% 
82.4

Lee County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
949
8.5% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
937
8.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
4,362
39.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
2,435
21.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
552
4.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
1,372
12.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
548
4.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
1,886
16.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
9,269
83.0%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,920
17.2%
30.6

Lee County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,874
28.5%
33.5%
Now Married
7,194
52.8%
47.5
Divorced
1,279
9.4%
11.0%
Separated
199
1.5%
2.1
Widowed
1,068
7.8
5.8%

Lee County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
12,841
81.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
2,901
18.4%
21.5%
Spanish
2,518
16.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
303
1.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
77
0.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
3
0.0%
1.0%

Lee County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
409
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
363
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
638
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
659
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
731
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,204
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
873
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
707
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
225
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
187
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
53,902
 
55,775
Per capita income
25,006
 
29,979

Lee County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
751
9.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
587
7.6%
9.8
Construction
846
11.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,752
22.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
223
2.9%
6.5
Information
39
0.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
755
9.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
490
6.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
393
5.1%
11.3
Public administration
448
5.8%
4.6
Retail trade
809
10.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
463
6.0%
5.1
Wholesale trade
150
1.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,017
13.2%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,907
24.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,148
14.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,806
23.4%
23.6%
Service occupations
1,828
23.7%
18.0%

Lee County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
7,627
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
6,056
79.4%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,030
13.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
9
0.1%
5.2
Walked
201
2.6%
2.8
Other means
71
0.9%
1.8
Worked at home
260
3.4%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
25.0
 
26.0

Lee County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
253
4.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,438
24.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
2,652
44.2%
37.2
3 or more
1,653
27.6%
20.3

Lee County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,996
79.2%
87.7
Owner Occupied
4,469
74.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,527
25.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,573
20.8%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Lee County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
7,569
1 room
170
2.2%
2.3
2 rooms
152
2.0%
2.5
3 rooms
205
2.7%
9.0
4 rooms
1,016
13.4%
16.6
5 rooms
1,938
25.6%
20.0
6 rooms
2,118
28.0%
17.9
7 rooms
946
12.5%
12.1
8 rooms
523
6.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
501
6.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Lee County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
7,569
 
 
1-unit, detached
5,322
70.3%
61.4
1-unit, attached
99
1.3%
5.8
2-units
41
0.5%
3.7
3 or 4 units
180
2.4%
4.5
5 to 9 units
98
1.3%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7
0.1%
4.6
20 or more units
63
0.8%
8.8
Mobile home
1,685
22.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
74
1.0%
0.1

Lee County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
472
6.2%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
326
4.3%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
630
8.3%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
611
8.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,300
17.2%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,519
20.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
1,298
17.1%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
1,153
15.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
234
3.1%
2.5%
2014 or later
26
0.3%
0.5%

Lee County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
746
12.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
944
15.7%
4.7
Electricity
3,995
66.6%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
158
2.6%
2.0
Solar energy
18
0.3%
0.1
Other fuel
50
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
85
1.4%
1.2

Lee County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,768
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
25
1.4%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
34
1.9%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
83
4.7%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
110
6.2%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
260
14.7%
20.3%
$500 to $999
503
28.5%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
753
42.6%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
815
46.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
280
15.9%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
157
8.9%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
146
8.3%
7.3%
35.0% or more
362
20.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
8
NR
NR

Lee County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,061 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
10
0.9%
11.0%
Less than $500
166
15.6%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
218
20.5%
27.9%
$500 to $999
667
62.9%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
466
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
760
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
241
23.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
132
12.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
87
8.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
95
9.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
134
13.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
331
32.5%
41.4%
Not Computed
507
NR
NR

Lee County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
4,469
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
872
19.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,014
22.7%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
889
19.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
447
10.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
502
11.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
338
7.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
340
7.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
67
1.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
115,800
 
194,500
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