Lee County AL Information


Lee County Subdivisions

Lee County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 158,143
Population in Households 153,591
Population in Familes 114,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,552
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 62,094
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 37,123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,747 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 25,347 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,237 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $163,237
Average Home Value $205,621


Median Household Income $41,466
Average Household Income $58,432
Per Capita Income $23,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.94% 2.02%
Households 1.76% 1.93%
Families 1.56% 1.81%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lee County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 8 90th
Population Density1 # 6 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 21 70th
Median Household Income # 17 76th
Per Capita Income # 15 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.