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Population in 2012: 340 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 167  (49.1%)
Females: 173  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32059, 32340.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,398 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Lee:

$44,398
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,929

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,510 (it was $41,500 in 2000)
Lee:

$65,510
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,329; Detached houses: $106,937; Mobile homes: $59,255

Median gross rent in 2012: $782.

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  • White alone - 266 (75.6%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (13.1%)
  • Black alone - 27 (7.7%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (2.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lee: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (9.5%), English (7.7%), German (5.1%), French (4.9%), Welsh (3.7%), United States (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 94 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 278 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lee:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lee town:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

26 residents are foreign born

This town:  4.6%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Lee, Florida as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lee to the number of sex offenders is 57 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $696 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $396 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tallahassee, FL (58.1 miles , pop. 150,624).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (98.1 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (724.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Madison, FL (2.8 miles ), Day, FL (3.9 miles) , Dowling Park, FL (4.1 miles) , Jennings, FL (4.2 miles ), Lake Park, GA (4.4 miles ), Greenville, FL (4.5 miles ), Live Oak, FL (4.5 miles ), Jasper, FL (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $49,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 30.42 N, Longitude: 83.30 W

Area code: 850

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.6%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+13.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Registered nurses (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Lee-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the Lee town center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 tornado 26.7 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Fires: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Lee:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MADISON, FL)

Political contributions by individuals in Lee, FL

Airports located in Lee:

Amtrak station near Lee:

  • 8 miles: MADISON (1000 S. RANGE ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lee:

  • Valdosta State University (about 30 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,844)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,978)
  • Florida State University (about 60 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 33,687)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 63 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 7,553)
  • Santa Fe College (about 73 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 6,616)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 75 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • University of Florida (about 79 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,960)
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Notable location: Lee Community Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Norton Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  78.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lee, FL

Lee compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lee travel time to work - commute


Lee mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lee town (based on Madison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.62%
Here44.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents66.0%17.7%3.6%2.3%1.9%
Congregations42.0%16.0%8.0%6.0%2.0%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist AssociationLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.8%1.6%1.3%2.1%
Congregations2.0%4.0%2.0%2.0%16.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Madison County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Madison County:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

11.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

31.5%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,595$31,1408$4,038
Streets and Highways 1$1,672$20,0640$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,202
Totals for Government 2$4,267$25,6029$5,240

Lee government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $45,000 ($132.35)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($102.94)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($14.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($85.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($117.65)

Lee government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($5.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.94)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($241.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000 ($91.18)
    General Support: $24,000 ($70.59)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $28,000 ($82.35)
    Property: $24,000 ($70.59)
    NEC: $2,000 ($5.88)

Lee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $199,000 ($585.29)

7.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,217 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Florida average:

8.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Leon County, FL  0.71% ($29,317 average AGI)
from Suwannee County, FL  0.48% ($19,536)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.36% ($40,905)


5.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Florida average:

7.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Leon County, FL  0.94% ($32,204 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.68% ($26,615)
to Suwannee County, FL  0.40% ($20,652)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lee:

  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAF (1230 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, FL; Owner: GENEVA WALKER)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTHV (810 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HAHIRA, GA; Owner: ETERNAL LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFRF (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FAITH RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lee:

  • WXHT (102.7 FM; MADISON, FL; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQPW (95.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WVHT (105.7 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWRQ-FM (107.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WGLF (104.1 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLVO (106.1 FM; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: LEON F. PETTERSEN)
  • WSTI-FM (105.3 FM; QUITMAN, GA; Owner: MAGNUM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQHL-FM (98.1 FM; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lee:

  • W03AO (Channel 3; MADISON, FL; Owner: T. H. GREENE, JR., & M. E. GREENE)
  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLCF-LP (Channel 11; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTXL-TV (Channel 27; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: MEDIA VENTURE MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W39BZ (Channel 39; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: ERIC McBRIDE)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Lee, Florida:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 33
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 22
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 62
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Florida average:
  • Fatal accident count: 164
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 177
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Lee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 19,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 960
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 20,160

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lee)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • I-10 INTERCHANGE EST, N Side Of I-10, Aprox. 2.41 Km W Of Int. Of Cr-255 And I-10 (Lat: 30.387889 Lon: -83.321306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQHI810
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2007, Expiration Date: 08/08/2017, Certifier: Cheryl Archambault
    Registrant: Data Flow Systems Inc., 605 N John Rodes Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32934-9105, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:
  • Office 6 (Lat: 30.395278 Lon: -83.220000), Type: Mast, Structure height: 1.4 m, Overall height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WQPZ357
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Ronnie Thompson
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 809375, 1952 Se Oluestee Drive (Lat: 30.369472 Lon: -83.267250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.8 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQNY722
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6152.75 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 07/11/2011, Expiration Date: 07/11/2021, Certifier: Pat Lien
    Registrant: Jacobs Engineering, 450 Raritan Center Parkway - Suite C, Edison, NJ 08837, Phone: (732) 225-3330, Fax: (932) 225-1773, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Pine Island, 1 Mile W Of State Roads 78 & 767 (Lat: 26.613667 Lon: -82.119528), Call Sign: KWU489
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2004
    Registrant: Brown Nietert & Kaufman, 2000 L Street Nw Suite 817, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-0600, Fax: (202) 457-0126, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lee)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 62
  • Hazardous Condition: 38

Incident types - Lee


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lee, FL

Most common first names in Lee, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1970.7 years
William1280.3 years
Mary1169.5 years
James971.3 years
Robert867.7 years
George770.9 years
Frank774.2 years
Joseph776.5 years
Walter774.6 years
Willie680.0 years
Most common last names in Lee, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1778.9 years
Donaldson863.6 years
Webb866.2 years
Mcmullen776.7 years
Thomas773.0 years
Carter671.0 years
Williamson681.7 years
Davis674.7 years
Stokes682.2 years
Moore582.4 years

Businesses in Lee, FL

  • Arby's: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1


Lee on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents"
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