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Lee County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 34,396 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 38,052 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,889
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,940
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,443
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,781 (it was 3,718 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%

Land area: 517 sq. mi.

Water area: 21.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lee County: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.5%), Manufacturing (21.5%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lee County, IA (2019)
    • 31,03290.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,2793.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9602.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6962.0%Two or more races
    • 2210.6%Asian alone
    • 790.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 60.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 17,393  (50.6%)
Females: 17,003  (49.4%)
Average household size:
Lee County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,520 ($36,193 in 1999)
This county:

$50,520
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $518 (lower quartile is $372, upper quartile is $613)
This county:

$518
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $101,597 (it was $61,100 in 2000)
Lee:

$101,597
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,954 - $176,903

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $144,929
Here:

$144,929
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $163,703
Here:

$163,703
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $80,109
Here:

$80,109
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $191,502
Here:

$191,502
State:

$159,145

Mobile homes: $46,738
Here:

$46,738
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,013
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $457

Institutionalized population: 1,493

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 67
  • Thefts: 89
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 74
  • Auto thefts: 1
Lee County, IA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $89,800
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $49,600
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $220,500
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $257,800
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $266,500
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $243,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lee, IA residents
Average permit cost in Lee, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,619 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,480 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Lee, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lee, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lee, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
Lee County:

13.8%
Iowa:

11.2%
(13.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 8.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 43.4 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 45.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 38.6 years old, American Indian residents: 79.4 years old, Asian residents: 14.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.2 years old, Other race residents: 31.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lee County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $631 a month.

Cities in this county include: Keokuk, Fort Madison, West Point, Donnellson, Montrose, Denmark, Franklin, Houghton, St. Paul.

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Union County, New Jersey , Westchester County, New York , Wells County, Indiana , Woodford County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Iowa:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 1,153
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 356 (73.6% naturalized citizens)

Lee County:

1.0%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 302010 or later
  • 1252000 to 2009
  • 541990 to 1999
  • 721980 to 1989
  • 801970 to 1979
  • 88Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.6%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,591
  • One, attached: 329
  • Two: 361
  • 3 or 4: 727
  • 5 to 9: 296
  • 10 to 19: 307
  • 20 to 49: 531
  • 50 or more: 349
  • Mobile homes: 849

Housing units in Lee County with a mortgage: 5,636 (154 second mortgage, 263 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,078

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lee County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,76526
Catholic6,3897
Evangelical Protestant4,13732
Other7257
None17,846-
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: 8
Lee County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Lee County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

8.1%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

28.2%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Lee County:

Average size of farms: 286 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,398
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $224.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.06%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $58,086
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,127
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.04%
Corn for grain: 79091 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1198 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 73104 harvested acres
Vegetables: 44 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 47 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lee County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.9 miles away from Lee County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 238.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 256.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 264.5 miles away from Lee County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 414.0 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:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storm And Tornadoes, Incident Period: July 19, 2018, FEMA Id: 4392, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 20, 2015 to June 25, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4234: July 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4234, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2014 to July 08, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4187: August 05, 2014, FEMA Id: 4187, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 2013 to April 30, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4119: May 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4119, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 12, 2010 to May 13, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1928: July 27, 2010, FEMA Id: 1928, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,138 (86.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,315 (7.5%)
  • Bus: 38 (0.2%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 4 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 199 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 67 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 349 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 482 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (31%)
  • Mexico (23%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (21%)
  • Australia (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Nicaragua (4%)
  • Iran (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lee County


  • German (34%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

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

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

  • 897 people in state prisons
  • 413 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 72 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in military ships
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,055 people in state prisons
  • 404 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 71 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in college/university student housing
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,764.

4.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,263 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.71% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($15,067 average AGI)
2.32% relocated from other states ($23,199 average AGI)
Lee County:

2.32%
Iowa average:

2.42%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Des Moines County, IA  0.70% ($35,043 average AGI)
from Hancock County, IL  0.57% ($36,289)
from Henry County, IA  0.22% ($37,700)
from Clark County, MO  0.19% ($35,120)


5.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.10% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($18,896 average AGI)
2.93% relocated to other states ($24,142 average AGI)
Lee County:

2.93%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Des Moines County, IA  0.71% ($39,552 average AGI)
to Hancock County, IL  0.67% ($36,567)
to Henry County, IA  0.24% ($37,031)
to Clark County, MO  0.23% ($24,355)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Lee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Lee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lee County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.3%
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: 7,040 (5,907 aged, 1,133 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 482 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lee County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (698)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (573)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (565)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (541)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (455)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (395)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (232)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (183)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (59)
  • Unspecified dementia (58)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16,650
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 422
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 74,849

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,065
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,270

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 171.0. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,396
  • Male householders: 7,053 (2,100 living alone), Female householders: 7,432 (2,161 living alone)
  • 7,180 spouses (7,116 opposite-sex spouses), 1,134 unmarried partners, (1,110 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,628 children (7,720 natural, 430 adopted, 508 stepchildren), 578 grandchildren, 228 brothers or sisters, 153 parents, 0 foster children, 336 other relatives, 515 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,216

Size of family households: 5,159 2-persons, 1,618 3-persons, 1,487 4-persons, 833 5-persons, 259 6-persons, 82 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,279 1-person, 643 2-persons, 74 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

4,433 married couples with children.
2,073 single-parent households (644 men, 1,429 women).

97.3% of residents of Lee speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 30% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $205,710,000 ($5,601 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,080,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $96,993,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $50,386,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,711,000
Federal grants: $39,075,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,241,000 ($1,164,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,305,000 ($842,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $683,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,082,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,841,000

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

Births: 2,071
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,263
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +89
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,212
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 11.15 millions of gallons per day (20% from ground, 80% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lee County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Lee County, Iowa
  • 1972014 or later
  • 2422010 to 2013
  • 9142000 to 2009
  • 1,2631990 to 1999
  • 1,0191980 to 1989
  • 2,3661970 to 1979
  • 1,3941960 to 1969
  • 1,7661950 to 1959
  • 6471940 to 1949
  • 6,4651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 1963 rooms
  • 9994 rooms
  • 2,1175 rooms
  • 2,5336 rooms
  • 1,7617 rooms
  • 1,3808 rooms
  • 1,6949+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Iowa
  • 701 room
  • 2502 rooms
  • 5683 rooms
  • 1,0034 rooms
  • 1,0895 rooms
  • 3236 rooms
  • 2457 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 1539+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3041 bedroom
  • 2,7272 bedrooms
  • 5,2703 bedrooms
  • 1,8084 bedrooms
  • 5695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Iowa
  • 100no bedroom
  • 1,0581 bedroom
  • 1,4392 bedrooms
  • 9533 bedrooms
  • 1654 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County, Iowa 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
  • 323no vehicle
  • 2,4361 vehicle
  • 4,0842 vehicles
  • 2,3883 vehicles
  • 8674 vehicles
  • 6165+ 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
  • 673no vehicle
  • 1,8381 vehicle
  • 9682 vehicles
  • 2213 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.2% of Lee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Iowa.

Lee County:

89.2%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 24,602
  • Other state: 9,140
  • Northeast: 385
  • Midwest: 6,119
  • South: 1,467
  • West: 1,153
Year householders moved into unit in Lee County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.2%Utility gas
  • 24.8%Electricity
  • 13.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.5%Utility gas
  • 43.2%Electricity
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 355
Here:

10.6%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 207
Here:

13.6%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 191
Here:

19.0%
Iowa:

23.0%

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 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $203,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,266,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $7,060,000
    Regular Highways: $6,132,000
    General - Other: $2,516,000
    Police Protection: $2,420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,539,000
    Financial Administration: $1,330,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $991,000
    General Public Buildings: $870,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $758,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Libraries: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,333,000
    Interest Earnings: $802,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,334,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,666,000
    Highways: $3,287,000
    Health and Hospitals: $904,000
    Other: $532,000
    Public Welfare: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,447,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $738,000
    Other License: $111,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,002,000

Lee County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $203,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,266,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $7,060,000
    Regular Highways: $6,132,000
    General - Other: $2,516,000
    Police Protection: $2,420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,539,000
    Financial Administration: $1,330,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $991,000
    General Public Buildings: $870,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $758,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Libraries: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,333,000
    Interest Earnings: $802,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,334,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,666,000
    Highways: $3,287,000
    Health and Hospitals: $904,000
    Other: $532,000
    Public Welfare: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,447,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $738,000
    Other License: $111,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,002,000

Lee County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $203,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,266,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $7,060,000
    Regular Highways: $6,132,000
    General - Other: $2,516,000
    Police Protection: $2,420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,539,000
    Financial Administration: $1,330,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $991,000
    General Public Buildings: $870,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $758,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Libraries: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,333,000
    Interest Earnings: $802,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,334,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,666,000
    Highways: $3,287,000
    Health and Hospitals: $904,000
    Other: $532,000
    Public Welfare: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,447,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $738,000
    Other License: $111,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,002,000

Lee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $203,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,266,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $331,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $7,060,000
    Regular Highways: $6,132,000
    General - Other: $2,516,000
    Police Protection: $2,420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,539,000
    Financial Administration: $1,330,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,000,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $991,000
    General Public Buildings: $870,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $845,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $758,000
    Parks and Recreation: $455,000
    Libraries: $85,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,470,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $735,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,333,000
    Interest Earnings: $802,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $473,000
    General - Other: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,334,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $139,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,666,000
    Highways: $3,287,000
    Health and Hospitals: $904,000
    Other: $532,000
    Public Welfare: $58,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,583,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,447,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $738,000
    Other License: $111,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,002,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 852
  • Number of aged recipients: 48
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 804
  • Number of recipients under 18: 138
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 605
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 109
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 316
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 406
Most common first names in Lee County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary36579.3 years
John34076.0 years
William29275.4 years
James22873.4 years
Robert21871.4 years
Charles19575.5 years
George18375.8 years
Helen17880.9 years
Dorothy15378.7 years
Margaret14680.6 years
Most common last names in Lee County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10977.3 years
Johnson9977.2 years
Miller8179.6 years
Davis7872.1 years
Brown7477.8 years
Jones6476.0 years
Menke4779.0 years
Clark4674.5 years
Anderson4579.1 years
Wilson4476.5 years
Businesses in Lee County, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets9
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's2
AutoZone2New Balance1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears2
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3Super 82
Ford1Taco Bell2
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's1U.S. Cellular4
Hilton1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Walgreens2
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
Knights Inn1YMCA2
Long John Silver's1

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