Lee, Florida

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Population in 2014: 330 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 179  (54.3%)
Females: 151  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32059, 32340.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,804 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Lee:

$45,804
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,310 (it was $13,242 in 2000)

Lee town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,684 (it was $41,500 in 2000)
Lee:

$73,684
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $83,123; Detached houses: $100,810; Mobile homes: $48,641

Median gross rent in 2013: $773.

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  • Races in Lee, FL (2010)

    Lee races chart
    • 26675.6%White alone
    • 4613.1%Hispanic
    • 277.7%Black alone
    • 82.3%Two or more races
    • 30.9%Asian alone
    • 20.6%American Indian alone

Races in Lee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lee: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (6.9%), German (5.0%), English (4.4%), French (2.7%), United States (2.7%), Welsh (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 94 feet

Land area: 1.22 square miles.

Population density: 270 people per square mile   (very low).

Lee,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lee:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lee town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

75 residents are foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

This town:

11.1%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Lee, Florida as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lee to the number of sex offenders is 43 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $662 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $610 (0.9%)

Lee satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $49,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.42 N, Longitude: 83.30 W

Area code: 850

Lee household income distribution Lee home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +43 (+13.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (38%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (39%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (43%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (39%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Lee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lee, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Lee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 15% smaller 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.

Earthquake activity:

Lee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 352.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 241.0 miles away from Lee center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 243.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 252.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 312.9 miles away from Lee center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 310.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: Hurricanes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lee:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MADISON, 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: 11,155)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 33 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 47 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 59 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,841)
  • Florida State University (about 60 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 38,283)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 63 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)
  • Santa Fe College (about 73 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 11,819)

Public elementary/middle school in Lee:

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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 2013: 20.6%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Florida average:

12.2

Lee travel time to work - commute Lee mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,57728
Black Protestant1,91415
Mainline Protestant1,4879
Catholic2161
Other1872
None9,843-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Madison County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

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

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

31.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lee:

52.2%
State:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lee:

49.7%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lee:

20.9%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lee:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Lee:

35.0%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

59.2%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lee:

78.6%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lee, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,934$35,2089$5,559
Streets and Highways 1$1,891$22,6920$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,655
Totals for Government 2$4,825$28,95010$7,214

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $45,000 ($136.36)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($106.06)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($15.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($87.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $40,000 ($121.21)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.06)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($3.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($248.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000 ($93.94)
    General Support: $24,000 ($72.73)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $28,000 ($84.85)
    Property: $24,000 ($72.73)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $199,000 ($603.03)

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Florida average:

7.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Leon County, FL  0.59% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, GA  0.42% ($23,208)
from Taylor County, FL  0.37% ($34,238)


6.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
Florida average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lowndes County, GA  0.76% ($24,386 average AGI)
to Leon County, FL  0.55% ($24,563)
to Taylor County, FL  0.40% ($37,435)

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 count24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents38
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:8
  • Fatalities25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents71
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Florida average
  • Fatal accident count181
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents277
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons59
  • Fatalities195
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents486
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents37
See more detailed statistics of Lee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 19,200Total average daily traffic
  • 960Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,160Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • MASTER LIFT STATION, 600 Se Magnolia Dr (Lat: 30.414444 Lon: -83.296667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQHI810
    Assigned Frequencies: 217.300 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2007, Expiration Date: 08/08/2017, Certifier: Cheryl ArchambaultRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Ronnie ThompsonRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 30.305972 Lon: -83.304639, Call Sign: WQVM235
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHzGrant Date: 03/25/2015, Expiration Date: 03/25/2025, Certifier: Greg WattsRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 30.404694 Lon: -83.239833, Call Sign: WQXG359
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.937 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2016, Expiration Date: 02/25/2026, Certifier: David CorbettRegistrant: 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 LienRegistrant: North Florida Broadband Authority, 1 Courthouse Circle, Monticello, FL 32344, Phone: (850) 342-0218, Fax: (850) 342-0222, 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2004Registrant: 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:

25 (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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (2%)

Businesses in Lee, FL

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

Lee compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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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