Lee County, Mississippi (MS)

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County population in 2012: 85,042 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 75,755 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,957
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,631
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,214
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,498 (it was 8,986 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 450 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 187 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lee County: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.2%), Educational, health and social services (11.3%), Construction (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lee County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (68.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (27.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 39,709  (43.8%)
Females: 43,201  (56.2%)
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Lee County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lee County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,882 ($36,165 in 1999)

This county:

$42882
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $495 (lower quartile is $342, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$495
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $113,100 (it was $79,100 in 2000)
Lee:

$113,100
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,600 - $196,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,057
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $311

Institutionalized population: 984

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


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

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 204 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2008: 142 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2009: 109 buildings, average cost: $129,800

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,110 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $773 (1.0%)

Lee County household income distribution in 2009 Lee County home values distribution Lee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 44.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.5% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.5% for other race residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.2%
Lee County:

17.2%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Black residents, 43.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.6% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.2% for other race residents, 51.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 37 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 41 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lee County is $430 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $496 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tupelo, Saltillo, Verona, Baldwyn, Nettleton, Shannon, Guntown, Plantersville, Mooresville.

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Lee County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.087 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.076 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lee County: Tupelo-Lee Industrial Park (A), Morganwood Camp (B), Cedar Hill Fire Department (C), South Lee Fire Department (D), Birmingham Ridge Volunteer Fire Department (E), Richmond Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lee County include: New Hope Church (A), New Zion Church (B), Oak Hill Methodist Church (C), Oak Valley Church (D), Old Union Baptist Church (E), Palestine Church (F), Palmetto Methodist Church (G), Palmetto Church (H), Pine Grove Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery (1), Confederate Cemetery (2), Providence Cemetery (3), Payne Cemetery (4), Peterson Cemetery (5), Price Cemetery (6), Gilvo Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Five County Sportsman Lake (A), Lake Wilhelmina (B), Little Turkey Lake (C), Saltillo Lakes (D), Lake Lamar Bruce (E), Lakewood Park Lake (F), Lake Sequoyah (G), Lake Piomingo (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Carmichael Creek (A), Campbelltown Creek (B), Camp Creek (C), Union Branch (D), Busfaloba Creek (E), Tulip Creek (F), Tishomingo Creek (G), Threemile Branch (H), Silver Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lee County include: Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site (1), Tombigbee State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chickasaw County , Itawamba County , Monroe County , Pontotoc County , Prentiss County , Union County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,574
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 855 (38% naturalized citizens)

Lee County:

1.1%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 281
  • 1990 to 1994: 190
  • 1985 to 1989: 57
  • 1980 to 1984: 59
  • 1975 to 1979: 100
  • 1970 to 1974: 72
  • 1970 to 1974: 28
  • 1965 to 1969: 68

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.0%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Lee County with a mortgage: 10,044 (1,004 second mortgage, 703 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,023

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant35,538116
Mainline Protestant9,87438
Black Protestant3,25121
Catholic2,0312
Other7723
None31,444-
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: 19
Lee County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 72
Lee County:

8.98 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 66
This county:

8.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

11.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

31.6%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Lee County:

Average size of farms: 235 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,353
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $128.74
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.24%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,050
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 52.18%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $42,635
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.84%
Corn for grain: 5540 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1525 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 8712 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 47324 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Tornado activity:

Lee County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1246609.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 70 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/29/1963, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lee County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 132.4 miles away from Lee County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from Lee 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 174.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Lee County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (34%)
  • Vietnam (10%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Panama (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lee County (%):

  • United States or American (27%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • African (1%)

Lee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 29,841 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 4,358 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 62 (0%)
  • Taxi: 30 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 383 (1%)
  • Other means: 207 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 647 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 676 people in nursing homes
  • 230 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 163 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 74 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 48 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 48 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 42 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 22 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 18 people in halfway houses
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other group homes

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

  • 611 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 240 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 41 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 30 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 22 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,612.

6.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,670 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.53% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($19,912 average AGI)
2.24% relocated from other states ($14,759 average AGI)
Lee County:

2.24%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Itawamba County, MS  0.64% ($27,053 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MS  0.55% ($26,581)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.53% ($26,314)
from Union County, MS  0.39% ($31,956)
from Chickasaw County, MS  0.36% ($25,368)
from Prentiss County, MS  0.31% ($26,090)
from Shelby County, TN  0.16% ($27,109)


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.04%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

3.62% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($18,220 average AGI)
2.19% relocated to other states ($14,231 average AGI)
Lee County:

2.19%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Itawamba County, MS  0.55% ($26,421 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.51% ($26,327)
to Monroe County, MS  0.36% ($26,767)
to Prentiss County, MS  0.31% ($25,101)
to Union County, MS  0.28% ($32,638)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.20% ($35,246)
to Shelby County, TN  0.17% ($29,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8

Births per 1000 population in Lee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Lee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lee County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 12,458 (9,466 aged, 2,992 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.28
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 38411.31
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 969.250
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70949.53

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1629.590
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 889.670
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.77

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46.89
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 104.070

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.88

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 62.8. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 105.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 83.1
  • Other - 22.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,845

Size of family households: 9,224 2-persons, 5,486 3-persons, 4,509 4-persons, 1,967 5-persons, 755 6-persons, 408 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,479 1-person, 1,025 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 48 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

12,847 married couples with children.
5,787 single-parent households (1,039 men, 4,748 women).

96.8% of residents of Lee County speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 43% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $395,534,000 ($5064 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,349,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $195,943,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $76,012,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,306,000
Federal grants: $77,632,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,058,000 ($728,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $35,583,000 ($9,275,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,971,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,942,000
Federal Government insurance: $68,906,000

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

Births: 6,447
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,728
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +223
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +190
Here +2 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.33 millions of gallons per day (25% from ground, 75% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 831
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,511
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,006
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,653
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,629
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,661
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,655
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,205
  • 1939 or earlier: 877
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 97
  • 3 rooms: 720
  • 4 rooms: 1,936
  • 5 rooms: 5,417
  • 6 rooms: 5,040
  • 7 rooms: 3,152
  • 8 rooms: 1,943
  • 9+ rooms: 1,909
  • 1 room: 112
  • 2 rooms: 533
  • 3 rooms: 1,270
  • 4 rooms: 2,909
  • 5 rooms: 2,465
  • 6 rooms: 1,089
  • 7 rooms: 377
  • 8 rooms: 159
  • 9+ rooms: 72
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 392
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,614
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,215
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,458
  • 5+ bedrooms: 517
  • no bedroom: 135
  • 1 bedroom: 1,819
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,036
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,618
  • 4 bedrooms: 305
  • 5+ bedrooms: 73
Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 991
  • 1 vehicle: 4,884
  • 2 vehicles: 9,127
  • 3 vehicles: 3,952
  • 4 vehicles: 944
  • 5+ vehicles: 316
  • no vehicle: 1,366
  • 1 vehicle: 4,661
  • 2 vehicles: 2,358
  • 3 vehicles: 480
  • 4 vehicles: 99
  • 5+ vehicles: 22

56% of Lee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Mississippi.

Lee County:

55.5%
State average:

59.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $73,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (47.9%)
  • Electricity (28.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.5%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Electricity (46.8%)
  • Utility gas (40.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 518
Here:

5.2%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 180
Here:

4.2%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 158
Here:

6.9%
Mississippi:

12.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lee County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,781,000
    Police Protection: $4,766,000
    General - Other: $3,477,000
    Financial Administration: $1,885,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,885,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,815,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,638,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,582,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,066,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,047,000
    Fire Protection: $1,043,000
    Health Services - Other: $900,000
    Welfare - Other: $385,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $194,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,783,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $3,310,000
    Health: $146,000
    Central Staff Services: $50,000
    General: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $106,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,540,000

Lee County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $2,042,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,425,000
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,979,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,342,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,491,000
    All Other: $2,475,000
    Highways: $805,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,862,000
    NEC: $1,221,000

Lee County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $48,026,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,024,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,237,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,041,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,026,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,220,000

Lee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $35,965,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,026,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Lee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lee County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lee County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James80871.3 years
William58973.7 years
Mary57278.9 years
John49374.9 years
Robert35271.4 years
Willie25674.6 years
George22473.0 years
Annie22380.4 years
Charles21569.5 years
Thomas17171.0 years
Most common last names in Lee County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30074.8 years
Johnson19074.7 years
Williams18074.3 years
Davis17775.3 years
Harris14974.1 years
Jones14974.8 years
Brown14574.1 years
Hall14173.4 years
Moore13175.5 years
White12674.1 years
Businesses in Lee County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T7Kincaid1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger2
Ace Hardware1La Quinta1
Advance Auto Parts2La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Marriott1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone2Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1Mazda1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's6
Bath & Body Works1Men's Wearhouse1
Baymont Inn1Microtel1
Blockbuster1New Balance5
Budget Car Rental1New York & Co1
Burger King2Nike9
CVS1Nissan1
Catherines1OfficeMax1
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A2Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Clarion1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Comfort Suites1Pier 1 Imports1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut3
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Red Lobster1
Decora Cabinetry1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
DressBarn1Ryan's Grill1
Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx14SONIC Drive-In5
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears2
Ford2Shoe Carnival1
GNC1Sleep Inn1
GameStop3Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Staples1
Goodwill5Starbucks1
Gymboree1Subway8
H&R Block7Super 81
Hardee's4T-Mobile4
Haworth1T.J.Maxx1
Hobby Lobby1Taco Bell2
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1U-Haul5
Howard Johnson1UPS18
Hyundai1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
JoS. A. Bank1Waffle House2
Jones New York1Walgreens3
Journeys1Walmart2
Justice1Wendy's3
KFC3Wingate1

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