Lee County TX Information


Lee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,414
Population in Households 16,905
Population in Familes 14,414
Population in Group Qrtrs 509
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 6,535
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 4,696
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,963 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,572 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,395 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $136,220
Average Home Value $199,340


Median Household Income $50,109
Average Household Income $65,806
Per Capita Income $25,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.81%
Households 0.97% 0.95%
Families 0.88% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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 TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas 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 # 136 47th
Population Density1 # 111 57th
Diversity Index2 # 134 47th
Median Household Income # 76 70th
Per Capita Income # 87 66th

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