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Lee County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2021: 787,976 (94% urban, 6% rural); it was 440,888 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 113,208
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 71,269
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 144,256
Renter-occupied apartments: 75,341 (it was 44,343 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

33%

Land area: 804 sq. mi.

Water area: 408.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 981 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lee County: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.8%), Retail trade (15.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.3%), Construction (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lee County, FL (2021)
    • 500,48963.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 187,35923.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 58,3357.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 24,1933.1%Two or more races
    • 13,5731.7%Asian alone
    • 3,2860.4%Some other race alone
    • 4720.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2690.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Florida median age:

42.8 years
Males: 388,331  (49.3%)
Females: 399,645  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Lee County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $66,256 ($40,319 in 1999)
This county:

$66,256
Florida:

$63,062

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $1,180 (lower quartile is $935, upper quartile is $1,465)
This county:

$1180
State:

$1202


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $286,000 (it was $96,700 in 2000)
Lee:

$286,000
Florida:

$290,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $193,600 - $413,100

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $391,758
Here:

$391,758
State:

$399,750

Townhouses or other attached units: $254,661
Here:

$254,661
State:

$293,437

In 2-unit structures: $280,771
Here:

$280,771
State:

$321,785

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $256,929
Here:

$256,929
State:

$237,420

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $291,367
Here:

$291,367
State:

$369,045

Mobile homes: $132,354
Here:

$132,354
State:

$101,985

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,596
Here:

$16,596
State:

$76,611

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,543
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $612

Institutionalized population: 4,259

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 22
  • Rapes: 179
  • Robberies: 217
  • Assaults: 949
  • Burglaries: 677
  • Thefts: 3029
  • Auto thefts: 489

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 9
  • Rapes: 191
  • Robberies: 256
  • Assaults: 780
  • Burglaries: 806
  • Thefts: 3398
  • Auto thefts: 428
Lee County, FL map from a distance

Health of residents in Lee County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
72.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
59.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
69.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 152 pounds. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 11020 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2020: 6828 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2019: 5633 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2018: 5803 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2017: 4841 buildings, average cost: $227,800
  • 2016: 4092 buildings, average cost: $247,000
  • 2015: 3819 buildings, average cost: $258,100
  • 2014: 3112 buildings, average cost: $254,400
  • 2013: 2531 buildings, average cost: $248,800
  • 2012: 1806 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2011: 1262 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2010: 1175 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2009: 906 buildings, average cost: $246,700
  • 2008: 1216 buildings, average cost: $283,400
  • 2007: 4356 buildings, average cost: $221,500
  • 2006: 14700 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2005: 22211 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2004: 14958 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2003: 9668 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2002: 7149 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2001: 6534 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2000: 5152 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 1999: 4722 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 1998: 3995 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1997: 3534 buildings, average cost: $110,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Lee, FL residents
Average permit cost in Lee, FL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,459 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,384 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Lee, FL in 2021
Distribution of house value in Lee, FL in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lee, FL in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 12.4%
Lee County:

12.4%
Florida:

13.1%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 10.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 18.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 49.5 years old
(Males: 48.2 years old, Females: 50.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.4 years old, Black residents: 33.9 years old, American Indian residents: 48.4 years old, Asian residents: 45.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.2 years old, Other race residents: 30.7 years old)

Area name: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lee County is $639 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $728 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $989 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cape Coral, Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Bonita Springs, San Carlos Park, Cypress Lake, Iona, Villas, Estero.

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33901Fort Myers48135050
33903North Fort Myers166110110
33904Cape Coral48153030
33905Fort Myers17246060
33906Fort Myers--1010
33907Fort Myers429792020
33908Fort Myers2295----
33909Cape Coral933----
33912Fort Myers12215520520
33913Fort Myers48331010
33914Cape Coral48192020
33916Fort Myers705050
33917North Fort Myers19111010
33919Fort Myers108165050
33920Alva301010
33921Boca Grande20----
33922Bokeelia10----
33924Captiva20----
33928Estero200----
33931Fort Myers Beach60----
33936Lehigh Acres1385050
33956Saint James City333----
33957Sanibel293----
33971Lehigh Acres40----
33972Lehigh Acres1217----
33990Cape Coral20252020
33991Cape Coral119----
33993Cape Coral333----
33994Fort Myers10----
34134Bonita Springs8126----
34135Bonita Springs3110----

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Neighboring counties: DeSoto County , Sarasota County , Kenedy County, Texas , Starr County, Texas .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.8%
Florida:

2.6%

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

Current college students: 12,539
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 141,649 (60.6% naturalized citizens)

Lee County:

18.0%
Whole state:

21.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 40,8412010 or later
  • 43,2972000 to 2009
  • 25,0561990 to 1999
  • 7,7331980 to 1989
  • 4,0851970 to 1979
  • 10,686Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 235,512
  • One, attached: 30,588
  • Two: 13,965
  • 3 or 4: 20,557
  • 5 to 9: 25,299
  • 10 to 19: 24,223
  • 20 to 49: 25,329
  • 50 or more: 17,216
  • Mobile homes: 35,074
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1,147

Housing units in Lee County with a mortgage: 127,242 (8,911 second mortgage, 170 home equity loan, 6,985 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,845

Here:

97.7% with mortgage
State:

97.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lee County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic100,30020
Evangelical Protestant88,687288
Mainline Protestant28,60562
Other12,68445
Black Protestant1,91911
Orthodox9704
None385,589-
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: 115
Lee County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 167
Lee County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 508
This county:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

10.1%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

24.9%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Lee County:

Average size of farms: 197 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $176,370
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $4236.72
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 57.74%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $118,610
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 88.48%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $62,165
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.34
Vegetables: 3,254 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 17,101 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lee County-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 297.3 miles away from Lee County center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 244.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/23/2016 at 17:20:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 276.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/21/2016 at 16:30:52, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/4/2016 at 18:29:29, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML) earthquake occurred 279.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 453.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4486, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Florida Hurricane Irma, Incident Period: September 4, 2017 - October 18, 2017, FEMA Id: 4337, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Debby, Incident Period: June 23, 2012 to July 26, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4068: July 03, 2012, FEMA Id: 4068, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Caloosahatchee Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 07, 2007 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 09, 2007, FEMA Id: 2692, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Hurricane Wilma, Incident Period: October 23, 2005 to November 18, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1609: October 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1609, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1551: September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: 1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1545: September 04, 2004, FEMA Id: 1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 5, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Lee

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 220,486 (71.1%)
  • Carpooled: 27,732 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 906 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 4,812 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 1,117 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 4,055 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 50,828 (16.4%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Cuba (21%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Haiti (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Colombia (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lee County


  • American (19%)
  • German (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Haitian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

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

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

  • 2,677 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,225 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,742 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 406 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 340 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 302 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 273 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 222 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 117 people in state prisons
  • 81 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 33 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 9 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in correctional residential facilities

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

  • 2,767 people in nursing homes
  • 738 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 655 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 491 people in state prisons
  • 238 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 235 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 102 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 78 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 64 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 55 people in other group homes
  • 49 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 47 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 20 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in military ships
  • 6 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other workers' dormitories
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $92,354.

10.20% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($122,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.20%
Florida average:

8.80%


0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($105 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.02%
Florida average:

0.05%

3.40% relocated from other counties in Florida ($24,123 average AGI)
6.78% relocated from other states ($98,201 average AGI)
Lee County:

6.78%
Florida average:

4.38%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Collier County, FL  0.87% ($95,676 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.70% ($39,183)
from Broward County, FL  0.34% ($69,112)
from Cook County, IL  0.18% ($246,850)
from Charlotte County, FL  0.17% ($72,857)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.16% ($68,658)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.14% ($63,287)


6.43% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($74,267 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Florida average:

7.45%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.02%
Florida average:

0.04%

2.76% relocated to other counties in Florida ($31,627 average AGI)
3.65% relocated to other states ($42,531 average AGI)
Lee County:

3.65%
Florida average:

2.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Collier County, FL  0.56% ($95,977 average AGI)
to Charlotte County, FL  0.29% ($61,359)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($68,683)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.18% ($54,296)
to Broward County, FL  0.14% ($58,166)
to Sarasota County, FL  0.13% ($74,995)
to Orange County, FL  0.12% ($52,071)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Lee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Lee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2009: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2010 to 2018: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lee County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.8%
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: 116,246 (104,049 aged, 12,197 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 27,283 (21%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (13,425)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (9,349)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (6,550)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (5,492)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4,627)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,961)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (3,132)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (2,987)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (2,384)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,124)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.97
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,158
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 311
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,172

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,185
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,055
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 64.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 41.6
  • Cut/Pierce - 6.9
  • Other - 15.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 167.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.7
  • Poisoning - 43.9
  • Suffocation - 27.8
  • Other - 11.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 787,976
  • Male householders: 165,437 (38,834 living alone), Female householders: 155,029 (51,865 living alone)
  • 167,270 spouses (165,166 opposite-sex spouses), 24,298 unmarried partners, (22,942 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 184,065 children (171,445 natural, 2,892 adopted, 9,728 stepchildren), 12,339 grandchildren, 12,762 brothers or sisters, 20,040 parents, 1,179 foster children, 12,006 other relatives, 23,790 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 9,761

Size of family households: 122,796 2-persons, 36,697 3-persons, 27,783 4-persons, 14,759 5-persons, 5,037 6-persons, 2,956 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 90,699 1-person, 17,367 2-persons, 2,045 3-persons, 250 4-persons, 77 7-or-more-persons.

81,055 married couples with children.
40,115 single-parent households (11,958 men, 28,157 women).

75.1% of residents of Lee speak English at home.
18.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,866,389,000 ($5,573 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $100,578,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,657,251,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $775,992,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $15,524,000
Federal grants: $226,529,000
Federal procurement contracts: $52,180,000 ($12,338,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $138,912,000 ($2,527,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $14,449,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $315,822,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,919,161,000

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

Births: 28,987
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 27,821
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10,075
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +93,478
Here:

+172 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 52.37 millions of gallons per day (94% from ground, 6% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lee County, Florida
  • Year house built in Lee County, Florida
  • 3,5262020 or later
  • 55,8332010 to 2019
  • 123,0402000 to 2009
  • 67,4001990 to 1999
  • 90,5551980 to 1989
  • 56,9061970 to 1979
  • 18,6771960 to 1969
  • 8,2671950 to 1959
  • 1,5901940 to 1949
  • 3,1161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Florida
  • 7901 room
  • 2,4352 rooms
  • 7,6303 rooms
  • 36,1794 rooms
  • 58,7275 rooms
  • 57,8336 rooms
  • 32,2637 rooms
  • 20,8168 rooms
  • 18,7839+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Florida
  • 2,4171 room
  • 3,7112 rooms
  • 13,5343 rooms
  • 23,6094 rooms
  • 22,9625 rooms
  • 10,2616 rooms
  • 4,2887 rooms
  • 2,9728 rooms
  • 1,2569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lee County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lee County, Florida
  • 954no bedroom
  • 5,8281 bedroom
  • 62,7402 bedrooms
  • 122,8253 bedrooms
  • 36,6204 bedrooms
  • 6,4895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lee County, Florida
  • 2,974no bedroom
  • 14,8361 bedroom
  • 34,1432 bedrooms
  • 27,9323 bedrooms
  • 4,8144 bedrooms
  • 3115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lee County, Florida 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
  • 6,086no vehicle
  • 92,3451 vehicle
  • 98,5592 vehicles
  • 30,5893 vehicles
  • 6,0674 vehicles
  • 1,8105+ 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
  • 12,234no vehicle
  • 38,2191 vehicle
  • 26,5082 vehicles
  • 5,8163 vehicles
  • 2,0914 vehicles
  • 1425+ vehicles

85.3% of Lee County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Florida.

Lee County:

85.3%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 210,770
  • Other state: 417,451
  • Northeast: 163,996
  • Midwest: 166,571
  • South: 66,048
  • West: 20,836
Year householders moved into unit in Lee County, FL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lee County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 94.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 95.6%Electricity
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7,817
Here:

13.1%
Florida:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,593
Here:

7.8%
Florida:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,642
Here:

19.7%
Florida:

21.7%

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 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,764,000
    Cash and Securities: $282,355,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $129,113,000
    Air Transportation: $118,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,774,000
    Other: $79,544,000
    Other: $72,330,000
    Solid Waste Management: $71,950,000
    Sewerage: $60,706,000
    Sewerage: $58,883,000
    Toll Highways: $44,691,000
    Toll Highways: $42,789,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,192,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,023,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,635,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,429,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Regular Highways: $927,000
    Parking Facilities: $557,000
    Parking Facilities: $378,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $248,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $244,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $46,511,000
    Regular Highways: $44,036,000
    Water Utilities: $43,297,000
    Sewerage: $43,297,000
    Air Transportation: $36,575,000
    Regular Highways: $27,566,000
    Sewerage: $20,050,000
    Water Utilities: $20,050,000
    General - Other: $19,614,000
    General - Other: $11,856,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,532,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,081,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,454,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $153,760,000
    Police Protection: $148,236,000
    Police Protection: $132,236,000
    General - Other: $88,175,000
    General - Other: $85,577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,995,000
    Air Transportation: $77,661,000
    Air Transportation: $75,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,608,000
    Financial Administration: $68,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,055,000
    Regular Highways: $60,515,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,360,000
    Health - Other: $52,592,000
    Water Utilities: $52,253,000
    Health - Other: $46,332,000
    Regular Highways: $45,290,000
    Water Utilities: $42,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,053,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $31,452,000
    Libraries: $30,271,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,621,000
    Libraries: $26,238,000
    Transit Utilities: $24,997,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,525,000
    Sewerage: $22,294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,362,000
    Sewerage: $18,013,000
    General Public Buildings: $14,032,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,913,000
    Toll Highways: $13,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,078,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,885,000
    Toll Highways: $10,283,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,076,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,644,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,998,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,237,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,728,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,827,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,726,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,060,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,320,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,015,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $22,425,000
    Air Transportation: $18,012,000
    Other: $9,624,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,437,000
    Air Transportation: $6,829,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,344,000
    Public Welfare: $1,834,000
    Public Welfare: $1,522,000
    Highways: $280,000
    Highways: $255,000
    General Local Government Support: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,716,000
    Interest on Debt: $25,709,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $4,640,000
    Health - Other: $4,640,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $21,554,000
    Other: $19,912,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Highways: $435,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $944,961,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $920,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $873,927,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,316,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,284,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $617,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,774,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,057,000
    General Revenue - Other: $27,267,000
    Special Assessments: $15,175,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,343,000
    Special Assessments: $7,860,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,244,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,802,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $918,000
    Rents: $850,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $668,000
    Sale of Property: $448,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $83,770,000
    Sewerage: $39,534,000
    Libraries: $15,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,131,000
    Police Protection: $5,591,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,283,000
    Police Protection: $3,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $1,799,000
    Libraries: $1,586,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,528,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,432,000
    Health - Other: $698,000
    Health - Other: $568,000
    Financial Administration: $544,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $340,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $291,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Central Staff Services: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $144,000
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000
    General Public Building: $56,000
    General Public Building: $12,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,038,042,000
    Cash and Securities: $987,583,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $54,729,000
    Water Utilities: $52,903,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,489,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,147,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,970,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,822,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,702,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,308,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $70,812,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,587,000
    Other: $53,593,000
    Other: $15,500,000
    Highways: $13,817,000
    Highways: $11,019,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,043,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,790,000
    Housing and Community Development: $643,000
    Public Welfare: $508,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $375,080,000
    Property: $330,560,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,584,000
    Other Selective Sales: $39,651,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,736,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $21,489,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $20,860,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,560,000
    Other License: $11,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,470,000
    Other License: $9,277,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,349,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,046,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,866,000
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,666,000
    Interest on Debt: $3,126,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,255,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,896,000

Lee County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,764,000
    Cash and Securities: $282,355,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $129,113,000
    Air Transportation: $118,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,774,000
    Other: $79,544,000
    Other: $72,330,000
    Solid Waste Management: $71,950,000
    Sewerage: $60,706,000
    Sewerage: $58,883,000
    Toll Highways: $44,691,000
    Toll Highways: $42,789,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,192,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,023,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,635,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,429,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Regular Highways: $927,000
    Parking Facilities: $557,000
    Parking Facilities: $378,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $248,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $244,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $46,511,000
    Regular Highways: $44,036,000
    Water Utilities: $43,297,000
    Sewerage: $43,297,000
    Air Transportation: $36,575,000
    Regular Highways: $27,566,000
    Sewerage: $20,050,000
    Water Utilities: $20,050,000
    General - Other: $19,614,000
    General - Other: $11,856,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,532,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,081,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,454,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $153,760,000
    Police Protection: $148,236,000
    Police Protection: $132,236,000
    General - Other: $88,175,000
    General - Other: $85,577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,995,000
    Air Transportation: $77,661,000
    Air Transportation: $75,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,608,000
    Financial Administration: $68,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,055,000
    Regular Highways: $60,515,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,360,000
    Health - Other: $52,592,000
    Water Utilities: $52,253,000
    Health - Other: $46,332,000
    Regular Highways: $45,290,000
    Water Utilities: $42,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,053,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $31,452,000
    Libraries: $30,271,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,621,000
    Libraries: $26,238,000
    Transit Utilities: $24,997,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,525,000
    Sewerage: $22,294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,362,000
    Sewerage: $18,013,000
    General Public Buildings: $14,032,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,913,000
    Toll Highways: $13,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,078,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,885,000
    Toll Highways: $10,283,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,076,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,644,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,998,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,237,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,728,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,827,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,726,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,060,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,320,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,015,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $22,425,000
    Air Transportation: $18,012,000
    Other: $9,624,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,437,000
    Air Transportation: $6,829,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,344,000
    Public Welfare: $1,834,000
    Public Welfare: $1,522,000
    Highways: $280,000
    Highways: $255,000
    General Local Government Support: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,716,000
    Interest on Debt: $25,709,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $4,640,000
    Health - Other: $4,640,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $21,554,000
    Other: $19,912,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Highways: $435,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $944,961,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $920,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $873,927,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,316,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,284,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $617,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,774,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,057,000
    General Revenue - Other: $27,267,000
    Special Assessments: $15,175,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,343,000
    Special Assessments: $7,860,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,244,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,802,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $918,000
    Rents: $850,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $668,000
    Sale of Property: $448,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $83,770,000
    Sewerage: $39,534,000
    Libraries: $15,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,131,000
    Police Protection: $5,591,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,283,000
    Police Protection: $3,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $1,799,000
    Libraries: $1,586,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,528,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,432,000
    Health - Other: $698,000
    Health - Other: $568,000
    Financial Administration: $544,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $340,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $291,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Central Staff Services: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $144,000
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000
    General Public Building: $56,000
    General Public Building: $12,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,038,042,000
    Cash and Securities: $987,583,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $54,729,000
    Water Utilities: $52,903,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,489,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,147,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,970,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,822,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,702,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,308,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $70,812,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,587,000
    Other: $53,593,000
    Other: $15,500,000
    Highways: $13,817,000
    Highways: $11,019,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,043,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,790,000
    Housing and Community Development: $643,000
    Public Welfare: $508,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $375,080,000
    Property: $330,560,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,584,000
    Other Selective Sales: $39,651,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,736,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $21,489,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $20,860,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,560,000
    Other License: $11,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,470,000
    Other License: $9,277,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,349,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,046,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,866,000
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,666,000
    Interest on Debt: $3,126,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,255,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,896,000

Lee County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,764,000
    Cash and Securities: $282,355,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $129,113,000
    Air Transportation: $118,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,774,000
    Other: $79,544,000
    Other: $72,330,000
    Solid Waste Management: $71,950,000
    Sewerage: $60,706,000
    Sewerage: $58,883,000
    Toll Highways: $44,691,000
    Toll Highways: $42,789,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,192,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,023,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,635,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,429,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Regular Highways: $927,000
    Parking Facilities: $557,000
    Parking Facilities: $378,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $248,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $244,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $46,511,000
    Regular Highways: $44,036,000
    Water Utilities: $43,297,000
    Sewerage: $43,297,000
    Air Transportation: $36,575,000
    Regular Highways: $27,566,000
    Sewerage: $20,050,000
    Water Utilities: $20,050,000
    General - Other: $19,614,000
    General - Other: $11,856,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,532,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,081,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,454,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $153,760,000
    Police Protection: $148,236,000
    Police Protection: $132,236,000
    General - Other: $88,175,000
    General - Other: $85,577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,995,000
    Air Transportation: $77,661,000
    Air Transportation: $75,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,608,000
    Financial Administration: $68,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,055,000
    Regular Highways: $60,515,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,360,000
    Health - Other: $52,592,000
    Water Utilities: $52,253,000
    Health - Other: $46,332,000
    Regular Highways: $45,290,000
    Water Utilities: $42,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,053,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $31,452,000
    Libraries: $30,271,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,621,000
    Libraries: $26,238,000
    Transit Utilities: $24,997,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,525,000
    Sewerage: $22,294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,362,000
    Sewerage: $18,013,000
    General Public Buildings: $14,032,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,913,000
    Toll Highways: $13,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,078,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,885,000
    Toll Highways: $10,283,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,076,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,644,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,998,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,237,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,728,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,827,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,726,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,060,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,320,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,015,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $22,425,000
    Air Transportation: $18,012,000
    Other: $9,624,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,437,000
    Air Transportation: $6,829,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,344,000
    Public Welfare: $1,834,000
    Public Welfare: $1,522,000
    Highways: $280,000
    Highways: $255,000
    General Local Government Support: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,716,000
    Interest on Debt: $25,709,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $4,640,000
    Health - Other: $4,640,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $21,554,000
    Other: $19,912,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Highways: $435,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $944,961,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $920,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $873,927,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,316,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,284,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $617,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,774,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,057,000
    General Revenue - Other: $27,267,000
    Special Assessments: $15,175,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,343,000
    Special Assessments: $7,860,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,244,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,802,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $918,000
    Rents: $850,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $668,000
    Sale of Property: $448,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $83,770,000
    Sewerage: $39,534,000
    Libraries: $15,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,131,000
    Police Protection: $5,591,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,283,000
    Police Protection: $3,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $1,799,000
    Libraries: $1,586,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,528,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,432,000
    Health - Other: $698,000
    Health - Other: $568,000
    Financial Administration: $544,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $340,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $291,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Central Staff Services: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $144,000
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000
    General Public Building: $56,000
    General Public Building: $12,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,038,042,000
    Cash and Securities: $987,583,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $54,729,000
    Water Utilities: $52,903,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,489,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,147,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,970,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,822,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,702,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,308,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $70,812,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,587,000
    Other: $53,593,000
    Other: $15,500,000
    Highways: $13,817,000
    Highways: $11,019,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,043,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,790,000
    Housing and Community Development: $643,000
    Public Welfare: $508,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $375,080,000
    Property: $330,560,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,584,000
    Other Selective Sales: $39,651,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,736,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $21,489,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $20,860,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,560,000
    Other License: $11,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,470,000
    Other License: $9,277,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,349,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,046,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,866,000
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,666,000
    Interest on Debt: $3,126,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,255,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,896,000

Lee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $312,764,000
    Cash and Securities: $282,355,000
  • Charges - Air Transportation: $129,113,000
    Air Transportation: $118,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,774,000
    Other: $79,544,000
    Other: $72,330,000
    Solid Waste Management: $71,950,000
    Sewerage: $60,706,000
    Sewerage: $58,883,000
    Toll Highways: $44,691,000
    Toll Highways: $42,789,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,192,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,023,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,635,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,429,000
    Regular Highways: $1,050,000
    Regular Highways: $927,000
    Parking Facilities: $557,000
    Parking Facilities: $378,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $248,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $244,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $46,511,000
    Regular Highways: $44,036,000
    Water Utilities: $43,297,000
    Sewerage: $43,297,000
    Air Transportation: $36,575,000
    Regular Highways: $27,566,000
    Sewerage: $20,050,000
    Water Utilities: $20,050,000
    General - Other: $19,614,000
    General - Other: $11,856,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,872,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,532,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,119,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,081,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,454,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $153,760,000
    Police Protection: $148,236,000
    Police Protection: $132,236,000
    General - Other: $88,175,000
    General - Other: $85,577,000
    Solid Waste Management: $83,995,000
    Air Transportation: $77,661,000
    Air Transportation: $75,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $72,608,000
    Financial Administration: $68,725,000
    Correctional Institutions: $64,055,000
    Regular Highways: $60,515,000
    Correctional Institutions: $58,360,000
    Health - Other: $52,592,000
    Water Utilities: $52,253,000
    Health - Other: $46,332,000
    Regular Highways: $45,290,000
    Water Utilities: $42,218,000
    Parks and Recreation: $41,053,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,404,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $31,452,000
    Libraries: $30,271,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,406,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,621,000
    Libraries: $26,238,000
    Transit Utilities: $24,997,000
    Transit Utilities: $23,525,000
    Sewerage: $22,294,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,362,000
    Sewerage: $18,013,000
    General Public Buildings: $14,032,000
    General Public Buildings: $13,913,000
    Toll Highways: $13,624,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,078,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $10,885,000
    Toll Highways: $10,283,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,076,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,644,000
    Housing and Community Development: $7,998,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $5,237,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $4,728,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,827,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,726,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,060,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,003,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,320,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,015,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $22,425,000
    Air Transportation: $18,012,000
    Other: $9,624,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,437,000
    Air Transportation: $6,829,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,344,000
    Public Welfare: $1,834,000
    Public Welfare: $1,522,000
    Highways: $280,000
    Highways: $255,000
    General Local Government Support: $70,000
    General Local Government Support: $69,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,716,000
    Interest on Debt: $25,709,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $4,640,000
    Health - Other: $4,640,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $21,554,000
    Other: $19,912,000
    Highways: $1,890,000
    Highways: $435,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $944,961,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $942,390,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $920,605,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $873,927,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $94,772,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $87,316,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,284,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $617,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $35,774,000
    Interest Earnings: $32,057,000
    General Revenue - Other: $27,267,000
    Special Assessments: $15,175,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,343,000
    Special Assessments: $7,860,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,347,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,244,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,802,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $918,000
    Rents: $850,000
    Rents: $811,000
    Sale of Property: $668,000
    Sale of Property: $448,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $83,770,000
    Sewerage: $39,534,000
    Libraries: $15,820,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,131,000
    Police Protection: $5,591,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,118,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,283,000
    Police Protection: $3,210,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,075,000
    Financial Administration: $1,799,000
    Libraries: $1,586,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,528,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,432,000
    Health - Other: $698,000
    Health - Other: $568,000
    Financial Administration: $544,000
    Correctional Institutions: $433,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $340,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $291,000
    Housing and Community Development: $204,000
    Central Staff Services: $198,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $144,000
    Correctional Institutions: $80,000
    General Public Building: $56,000
    General Public Building: $12,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,038,042,000
    Cash and Securities: $987,583,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $54,729,000
    Water Utilities: $52,903,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,489,000
    Electric Utilities: $9,147,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,970,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,822,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,702,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,308,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $70,812,000
    General Local Government Support: $64,587,000
    Other: $53,593,000
    Other: $15,500,000
    Highways: $13,817,000
    Highways: $11,019,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,018,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,043,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,790,000
    Housing and Community Development: $643,000
    Public Welfare: $508,000
    Public Welfare: $434,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
    Health and Hospitals: $223,000
  • Tax - Property: $375,080,000
    Property: $330,560,000
    Other Selective Sales: $42,584,000
    Other Selective Sales: $39,651,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $21,736,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $21,489,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $20,860,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,560,000
    Other License: $11,362,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $9,470,000
    Other License: $9,277,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,349,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,046,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,866,000
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,666,000
    Interest on Debt: $3,126,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,255,000
    Interest on Debt: $4,896,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 7,583
  • Number of aged recipients: 1,093
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 6,490
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,926
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,942
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,715
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,305
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,316
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 117 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3,045$114,4125,043$161,4335,077$213,956164$110,32914$3,364,5714,232$189,20498$91,245
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED183$117,902584$162,320896$207,49759$54,7631$131,000513$192,00637$65,054
APPLICATIONS DENIED988$108,2841,437$144,0244,274$211,472279$58,9641$32,095,0001,767$197,810140$77,336
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN451$112,774799$169,0681,729$212,39365$153,0000$0812$186,28625$103,560
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS229$105,638220$143,586583$208,72230$122,2330$0205$187,2545$77,400
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 95 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED208$164,02434$212,35333$172,9391$64,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED301$237,65854$269,222188$271,2870$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED53$188,17031$219,64514$154,2140$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN24$181,1675$182,8002$122,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS28$185,53617$221,64710$212,7000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lee, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lee, FL - Value
Most common first names in Lee County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,81075.4 years
William3,18875.3 years
Robert3,02573.4 years
Mary2,55879.9 years
James2,37772.7 years
Charles1,97176.3 years
George1,77376.8 years
Joseph1,71276.3 years
Helen1,45281.5 years
Dorothy1,30279.2 years
Most common last names in Lee County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,22075.4 years
Johnson77874.7 years
Miller61177.0 years
Brown60475.2 years
Williams59575.6 years
Jones48175.3 years
Davis44376.2 years
Wilson37076.2 years
Anderson32577.9 years
Martin32076.6 years
Businesses in Lee County, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven47Justice4
ALDO3KFC6
AT&T14Kincaid1
Ace Hardware8Kmart4
Advance Auto Parts19Kohl's2
Aeropostale3Kroger1
Aerosoles1LA Fitness3
American Eagle Outfitters2La Quinta3
Ann Taylor5La-Z-Boy2
Apple Store1Lane Bryant3
Applebee's5Lane Furniture13
Arby's7LensCrafters4
Ashley Furniture2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Audi1Little Caesars Pizza7
AutoZone7Long John Silver's1
Avenue1Lowe's5
BMW2Macy's1
Bakers1Marriott7
Banana Republic3Marshalls2
Barnes & Noble2MasterBrand Cabinets66
Baskin-Robbins2Mazda1
Bath & Body Works6McDonald's34
Bebe1Men's Wearhouse4
Bed Bath & Beyond5Microtel1
Best Western5Motel 61
Blockbuster10Motherhood Maternity4
Brooks Brothers1New Balance8
Brookstone2New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental4Nike43
Buffalo Wild Wings1Nissan1
Burger King16Office Depot4
CVS32OfficeMax5
Cache2Old Navy2
Casual Male XL1Olive Garden2
Catherines1Outback4
Charlotte Russe1Outback Steakhouse4
Chevrolet3Pac Sun3
Chick-Fil-A5Panda Express1
Chico's4Panera Bread5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza9
Cinnabon 1Payless7
Circle K12Penske8
Clarion1PetSmart4
Clarks3Pier 1 Imports4
Cold Stone Creamery4Pizza Hut9
Coldwater Creek2Plato's Closet1
ColorTyme2Popeyes5
Comfort Inn4Publix Super Markets37
Costco2Quality1
Cracker Barrel2Quiznos5
Curves7RadioShack11
DHL15Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen12Red Robin1
Days Inn3Red Roof Inn1
Decora Cabinetry23Rite Aid1
Dennys3Rooms To Go2
Domino's Pizza13Ruby Tuesday4
DressBarn2Rue211
Dressbarn2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts33SAS Shoes2
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
Eddie Bauer1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Ethan Allen1Sam's Club2
Express1Sears5
Famous Footwear4Sephora1
Fashion Bug1Skechers USA2
FedEx127Soma Intimates3
Finish Line2Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care6Sprint Nextel9
Foot Locker1Staples7
Ford2Starbucks25
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Steak 'n Shake3
GNC14Subaru1
GameStop9Suburban1
Gap3Subway66
Goodwill5Super 81
Gymboree3T-Mobile19
H&R Block25T.G.I. Driday's2
Haagen-Dazs1T.J.Maxx3
Hardee's1Taco Bell10
Havertys Furniture2Talbots3
Hilton11Target9
Hobby Lobby1The Room Place2
Holiday Inn11Tire Kingdom7
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot5Toys"R"Us6
Honda1Travelodge2
Hot Topic1True Value3
Howard Johnson1U-Haul31
Hyatt4UPS135
Hyundai1Value City Furniture1
IHOP3Vans8
IZOD2Verizon Wireless6
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret3
J.Crew2Volkswagen1
JCPenney3Waffle House3
Jamba Juice1Walgreens22
Jimmy John's2Walmart9
JoS. A. Bank2Wet Seal1
Johnny Rockets1World Gym2
Jones New York13YMCA2
Journeys4

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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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