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Lee County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 30,107 (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: 85 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lee County: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.6%), Manufacturing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Lee County, GA (2019)
    • 21,19670.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,30421.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9223.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7672.6%Asian alone
    • 5912.0%Two or more races
    • 500.2%Some other race alone
    • 390.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 200.07%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 15,050  (50.0%)
Females: 15,057  (50.0%)
Average household size:
Lee County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $73,151 ($48,600 in 1999)
This county:

$73,151
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $738 (lower quartile is $586, upper quartile is $940)
This county:

$738
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $175,807 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Lee:

$175,807
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $131,293 - $246,717
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,266
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $456

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
Lee County, GA map from a distance

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
  • 2018: 99 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2019: 128 buildings, average cost: $104,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Lee, GA residents
Average permit cost in Lee, GA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,072 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,631 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Lee, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lee, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lee, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.2%
Lee County:

11.2%
Georgia:

13.3%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.7 years old
(Males: 37.2 years old, Females: 38.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.7 years old, Black residents: 37.8 years old, American Indian residents: 27.0 years old, Asian residents: 41.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.7 years old, Other race residents: 37.6 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 November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Georgia:

5.4%

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: 91.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,116 (82.5% naturalized citizens)

Lee County:

3.7%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1752010 or later
  • 4232000 to 2009
  • 1851990 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: 8,565
  • One, attached: 170
  • Two: 587
  • 3 or 4: 134
  • 5 to 9: 236
  • 10 to 19: 172
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • 50 or more: 41
  • Mobile homes: 1,506

Housing units in Lee County with a mortgage: 5,262 (26 second mortgage, 366 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,456

Here:

71.4% with mortgage
State:

64.2% 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 significantly above Georgia state average. It is 5% 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) earthquake occurred 207.8 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 the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 207.8 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Hurricane Michael, Incident Period: October 9, 2018 - October 23, 2018, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4400-GA: October 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4400, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,452 (73.4%)
  • Carpooled: 839 (13.8%)
  • Bus: 53 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 82 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 75 (1.2%)
  • Worked at home: 581 (9.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (15%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (13%)
  • Nigeria (8%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lee County


  • American (37%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

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 2019: 6.7

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 2018: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.2%
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 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (285)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (247)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (61)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (60)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (54)

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: 30,107
  • Male householders: 5,542 (968 living alone), Female householders: 4,940 (1,233 living alone)
  • 6,156 spouses (6,136 opposite-sex spouses), 447 unmarried partners, (443 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,485 children (8,455 natural, 433 adopted, 617 stepchildren), 979 grandchildren, 193 brothers or sisters, 468 parents, 0 foster children, 498 other relatives, 301 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,065

Size of family households: 3,543 2-persons, 1,775 3-persons, 1,727 4-persons, 619 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 149 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,203 1-person, 197 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 25 5-persons.

5,115 married couples with children.
1,642 single-parent households (272 men, 1,370 women).

94.3% of residents of Lee speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English not 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:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.6

Year house built in Lee County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Lee County, Georgia
  • 8212014 or later
  • 3512010 to 2013
  • 2,6622000 to 2009
  • 3,6641990 to 1999
  • 1,7321980 to 1989
  • 1,2231970 to 1979
  • 7271960 to 1969
  • 1581950 to 1959
  • 471940 to 1949
  • 1161939 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
  • 272 rooms
  • 493 rooms
  • 4464 rooms
  • 1,5315 rooms
  • 2,0186 rooms
  • 1,7597 rooms
  • 1,0158 rooms
  • 8769+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • 431 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 2733 rooms
  • 4264 rooms
  • 8955 rooms
  • 4196 rooms
  • 3667 rooms
  • 2168 rooms
  • 729+ 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
  • 421 bedroom
  • 4222 bedrooms
  • 4,6543 bedrooms
  • 2,3284 bedrooms
  • 2725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Georgia
  • 43no bedroom
  • 1641 bedroom
  • 5862 bedrooms
  • 1,5523 bedrooms
  • 3764 bedrooms
  • 125+ 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
  • 201no vehicle
  • 1,6181 vehicle
  • 3,2442 vehicles
  • 1,7853 vehicles
  • 7134 vehicles
  • 1725+ 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
  • 94no vehicle
  • 1,3751 vehicle
  • 9912 vehicles
  • 2603 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

86.3% of Lee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Georgia.

Lee County:

86.3%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 20,743
  • Other state: 7,822
  • Northeast: 1,192
  • Midwest: 1,337
  • South: 4,715
  • West: 575
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
  • 92.2%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 96.1%Electricity
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Utility gas
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 510
Here:

14.4%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 110
Here:

5.5%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 96
Here:

6.4%
Georgia:

17.3%

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 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,318,000
    Sewerage: $2,200,000
    Other: $1,199,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $426,000
    Regular Highways: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,499,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,307,000
    Regular Highways: $2,992,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,654,000
    Water Utilities: $1,321,000
    Financial Administration: $1,087,000
    General - Other: $923,000
    Sewerage: $818,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Health - Other: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $342,000
    General Public Buildings: $256,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,898,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,687,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    General Revenue - Other: $215,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $416,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,825,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,899,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,098,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    General Local Government Support: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,548,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,002,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,387,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $251,000
    Other License: $222,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $204,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $115,000
    Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $759,000

Lee County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,318,000
    Sewerage: $2,200,000
    Other: $1,199,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $426,000
    Regular Highways: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,499,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,307,000
    Regular Highways: $2,992,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,654,000
    Water Utilities: $1,321,000
    Financial Administration: $1,087,000
    General - Other: $923,000
    Sewerage: $818,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Health - Other: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $342,000
    General Public Buildings: $256,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,898,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,687,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    General Revenue - Other: $215,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $416,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,825,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,899,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,098,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    General Local Government Support: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,548,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,002,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,387,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $251,000
    Other License: $222,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $204,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $115,000
    Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $759,000

Lee County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,318,000
    Sewerage: $2,200,000
    Other: $1,199,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $426,000
    Regular Highways: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,499,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,307,000
    Regular Highways: $2,992,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,654,000
    Water Utilities: $1,321,000
    Financial Administration: $1,087,000
    General - Other: $923,000
    Sewerage: $818,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Health - Other: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $342,000
    General Public Buildings: $256,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,898,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,687,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    General Revenue - Other: $215,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $416,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,825,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,899,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,098,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    General Local Government Support: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,548,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,002,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,387,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $251,000
    Other License: $222,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $204,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $115,000
    Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $759,000

Lee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,318,000
    Sewerage: $2,200,000
    Other: $1,199,000
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $426,000
    Regular Highways: $58,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,499,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,307,000
    Regular Highways: $2,992,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,372,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,654,000
    Water Utilities: $1,321,000
    Financial Administration: $1,087,000
    General - Other: $923,000
    Sewerage: $818,000
    Libraries: $656,000
    Health - Other: $574,000
    Parks and Recreation: $409,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $342,000
    General Public Buildings: $256,000
    Solid Waste Management: $198,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,560,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,898,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,687,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $723,000
    General Revenue - Other: $215,000
    Rents: $92,000
    Special Assessments: $79,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $416,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,825,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,899,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,098,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    General Local Government Support: $256,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,548,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,002,000
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,387,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $251,000
    Other License: $222,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $204,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $115,000
    Other: $63,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $27,000
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $759,000

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