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Lee County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2017: 29,868 (64% urban, 36% rural); it was 24,757 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,796
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,613
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,443
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,297 (it was 1,786 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

34%

Land area: 356 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 84 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lee County: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (27.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lee County, GA (2017)
    • 21,33686.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,85923.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8463.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8273.3%Two or more races
    • 7653.1%Asian alone
    • 410.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.05%Some other race alone
    • 100.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years
Males: 14,821  (49.6%)
Females: 15,047  (50.4%)
Average household size:
Lee County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,952 ($48,600 in 1999)
This county:

$68,952
Georgia:

$56,183

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $684 (lower quartile is $556, upper quartile is $947)
This county:

$684
State:

$782


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $171,945 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Lee:

$171,945
Georgia:

$173,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $125,217 - $239,244
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,272
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $428

Institutionalized population: 760

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 113
  • Thefts: 373
  • Auto thefts: 13

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 106
  • Thefts: 427
  • Auto thefts: 34
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 293 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1998: 303 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1999: 282 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2000: 279 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2001: 294 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2002: 318 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2003: 349 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2004: 384 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2005: 415 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2006: 359 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2007: 240 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2009: 111 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2010: 111 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2011: 109 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2012: 132 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2013: 161 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2014: 175 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2015: 99 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2016: 121 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2017: 343 buildings, average cost: $83,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Lee, GA residents
Average permit cost in Lee, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,030 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,612 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Lee, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lee, GA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lee, GA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
Lee County:

10.3%
Georgia:

14.9%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Black residents, 21.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 30.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.3 years old
(Males: 36.9 years old, Females: 37.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.3 years old, Black residents: 39.0 years old, American Indian residents: 57.9 years old, Asian residents: 36.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.0 years old, Other race residents: 37.0 years old)

Area name: Albany, GA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lee County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $718 a month.

Cities in this county include: Philema, Leesburg, Smithville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Claiborne County, Mississippi , Marion County, Mississippi , McIntosh County , Mitchell County , Sumter County , Wayne County , Somervell County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Georgia:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Lee, GA
County total employment by year in Lee, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Lee, GA

Current college students: 1,136
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,061 (71.0% naturalized citizens)

Lee County:

3.6%
Whole state:

10.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1942010 or later
  • 3242000 to 2009
  • 2301990 to 1999
  • 561980 to 1989
  • 361970 to 1979
  • 94Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 18.0%

Lee County marital status for males Lee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,153
  • One, attached: 212
  • Two: 568
  • 3 or 4: 130
  • 5 to 9: 272
  • 10 to 19: 109
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • 50 or more: 32
  • Mobile homes: 1,542

Housing units in Lee County with a mortgage: 5,203 (62 second mortgage, 390 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,488

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

65.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lee County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,43619
Mainline Protestant1,1053
Black Protestant3823
Other261
Catholic--
None18,349-
Lee County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Lee County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Lee County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

9.7%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.3%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Lee County:

Average size of farms: 858 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $137,550
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $347.38
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.66%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $136,665
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 31.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 45.01%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $130,785
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 80.70%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.37
Corn for grain: 4177 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4241 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 18237 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 680 harvested acres
Vegetables: 329 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6,224 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lee County-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.9 miles away from Lee County 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) earthquake occurred 187.6 miles away from the county 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 207.8 miles away from the county center
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 408.0 miles away from the county 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 212.9 miles away from Lee County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1833: April 23, 2009, FEMA Id: 1833, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 10, 1990 to February 24, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-857: February 23, 1990, FEMA Id: 857, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Georgia FLOODING, Incident Period: March 14, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-214: March 14, 1966, FEMA Id: 214, Natural disaster type: Flood

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,385 (74.8%)
  • Carpooled: 745 (12.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 40 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 53 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 618 (10.5%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (18%)
  • Nigeria (12%)
  • Mexico (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Pakistan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lee County


  • American (34%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lee County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 723 people in state prisons
  • 61 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

People in group quarters in Lee County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 638 people in state prisons
  • 63 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,585.

9.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.37%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.11% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($29,570 average AGI)
2.27% relocated from other states ($14,444 average AGI)
Lee County:

2.27%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dougherty County, GA  4.15% ($39,265 average AGI)
from Worth County, GA  0.51% ($33,232)
from Sumter County, GA  0.32% ($57,571)
from Terrell County, GA  0.28% ($42,355)


9.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.64% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($34,520 average AGI)
2.59% relocated to other states ($17,273 average AGI)
Lee County:

2.59%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dougherty County, GA  3.30% ($41,472 average AGI)
to Worth County, GA  0.31% ($35,912)
to Sumter County, GA  0.26% ($47,536)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Births per 1000 population in Lee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Lee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lee County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lee County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lee County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lee County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lee County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,588 (2,044 aged, 544 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 984 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lee County, Georgia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (207)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (179)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (126)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (102)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (85)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (85)
  • Unspecified dementia (66)
  • Congestive heart failure (48)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (45)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (42)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,058
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 450

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 13

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,868
  • In family households: 25,915 (4,460 male householders, 3,670 female householders)
    6,187 spouses, 9,291 children (8,426 natural, 335 adopted, 531 stepchildren), 932 grandchildren, 125 brothers or sisters, 483 parents, 329 other relatives, 419 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,916 (1,025 male householders (816 living alone)), 1,346 female householders (1,199 living alone)), 540 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,011

Size of family households: 3,594 2-persons, 1,838 3-persons, 1,955 4-persons, 496 5-persons, 160 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,015 1-person, 270 2-persons, 50 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 17 5-persons.

4,878 married couples with children.
1,916 single-parent households (476 men, 1,440 women).

93.9% of residents of Lee speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $73,158,000 ($2,446 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,509,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,553,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,938,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,477,000
Federal grants: $13,497,000
Federal procurement contracts: $556,000 ($18,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,137,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,242,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,037,000
Federal Government insurance: $66,612,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,723
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 730
Here:

23 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +114
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,103
Here:

+100 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.78 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Lee County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Lee County, Georgia
  • 1812014 or later
  • 5472010 to 2013
  • 2,6632000 to 2009
  • 3,8671990 to 1999
  • 1,6671980 to 1989
  • 1,2121970 to 1979
  • 4151960 to 1969
  • 2311950 to 1959
  • 311940 to 1949
  • 2211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 212 rooms
  • 613 rooms
  • 5144 rooms
  • 1,3325 rooms
  • 2,0126 rooms
  • 1,7007 rooms
  • 9248 rooms
  • 1,0789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • 551 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 2973 rooms
  • 3624 rooms
  • 1,0975 rooms
  • 4726 rooms
  • 2517 rooms
  • 1358 rooms
  • 979+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Georgia
  • 6no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 3972 bedrooms
  • 4,5133 bedrooms
  • 2,4294 bedrooms
  • 2925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • 55no bedroom
  • 1461 bedroom
  • 6282 bedrooms
  • 1,7053 bedrooms
  • 2904 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 268no vehicle
  • 1,3911 vehicle
  • 3,3802 vehicles
  • 1,7053 vehicles
  • 7714 vehicles
  • 2135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 82no vehicle
  • 1,1481 vehicle
  • 1,1782 vehicles
  • 3553 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles

86.7% of Lee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Georgia.

Lee County:

86.7%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,209
  • Other state: 8,253
  • Northeast: 1,093
  • Midwest: 1,485
  • South: 4,913
  • West: 759
Year householders moved into unit in Lee County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 92.3%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 97.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 402
Here:

11.3%
Georgia:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 193
Here:

8.6%
Georgia:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 256
Here:

16.1%
Georgia:

18.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lee County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,217,000
    Sewerage: $1,425,000
    Other: $1,418,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,775,000
    Police Protection: $3,436,000
    Health - Other: $2,741,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,957,000
    Regular Highways: $1,744,000
    Water Utilities: $1,608,000
    General - Other: $1,536,000
    Financial Administration: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,361,000
    Sewerage: $1,072,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $436,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    General Public Buildings: $281,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $962,000
    Other - Libraries: $586,000
    Other - Health - Other: $294,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,744,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,084,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,919,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,259,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $832,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,735,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,138,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $139,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $817,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,198,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,934,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,109,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $201,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $173,000
    Other License: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,848,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $898,000

Lee County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,217,000
    Sewerage: $1,425,000
    Other: $1,418,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,775,000
    Police Protection: $3,436,000
    Health - Other: $2,741,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,957,000
    Regular Highways: $1,744,000
    Water Utilities: $1,608,000
    General - Other: $1,536,000
    Financial Administration: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,361,000
    Sewerage: $1,072,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $436,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    General Public Buildings: $281,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $962,000
    Other - Libraries: $586,000
    Other - Health - Other: $294,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,744,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,084,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,919,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,259,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $832,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,735,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,138,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $139,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $817,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,198,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,934,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,109,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $201,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $173,000
    Other License: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,848,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $898,000

Lee County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,217,000
    Sewerage: $1,425,000
    Other: $1,418,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,775,000
    Police Protection: $3,436,000
    Health - Other: $2,741,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,957,000
    Regular Highways: $1,744,000
    Water Utilities: $1,608,000
    General - Other: $1,536,000
    Financial Administration: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,361,000
    Sewerage: $1,072,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $436,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    General Public Buildings: $281,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $962,000
    Other - Libraries: $586,000
    Other - Health - Other: $294,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,744,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,084,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,919,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,259,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $832,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,735,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,138,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $139,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $817,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,198,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,934,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,109,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $201,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $173,000
    Other License: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,848,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $898,000

Lee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,217,000
    Sewerage: $1,425,000
    Other: $1,418,000
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,775,000
    Police Protection: $3,436,000
    Health - Other: $2,741,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,004,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,957,000
    Regular Highways: $1,744,000
    Water Utilities: $1,608,000
    General - Other: $1,536,000
    Financial Administration: $1,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,361,000
    Sewerage: $1,072,000
    Libraries: $592,000
    Housing and Community Development: $436,000
    Parks and Recreation: $361,000
    General Public Buildings: $281,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $274,000
    Solid Waste Management: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $381,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $962,000
    Other - Libraries: $586,000
    Other - Health - Other: $294,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,744,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,084,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,919,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,259,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $832,000
    General Revenue - Other: $105,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Sale of Property: $62,000
    Interest Earnings: $33,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $494,000
    General - Other: $395,000
    Police Protection: $95,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
    Financial Administration: $20,000
    Regular Highways: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,735,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,138,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $139,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $817,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $35,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,198,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,934,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,109,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $201,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $180,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $173,000
    Other License: $132,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,848,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $898,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 422
  • Number of aged recipients: 57
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 365
  • Number of recipients under 18: 93
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 232
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 97
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 171
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 199
Most common first names in Lee County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8969.9 years
John6970.1 years
Mary6877.8 years
William6470.4 years
Robert4866.4 years
Willie4372.0 years
Annie4080.5 years
Henry3475.4 years
George2772.0 years
Charles2670.7 years
Most common last names in Lee County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4372.3 years
Smith4073.3 years
Johnson3673.0 years
Brown2972.4 years
Davis2869.8 years
Jackson2673.0 years
Jones2174.0 years
Lewis1879.1 years
Harris1672.3 years
Forrester1477.7 years
Businesses in Lee County, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Publix Super Markets1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Subway3
H&R Block1The Room Place1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS4
Lane Furniture1Waffle House1