Lee County IA Information


Lee County Subdivisions

Lee County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,813
Daytime Population: Workers 18,486
Daytime Population: Residents 19,155
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,641
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 34,491
Population in Familes 27,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,322
Population Density2 69
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $45,433
Average Household Income $57,138
Per Capita Income $23,761


Total Housing Units 16,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,601 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,969 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,635 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $93,713
Average Home Value $131,504


Total Households 14,570
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 9,444
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% 0.0%
Households -0.04% -0.08%
Families -0.2% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.15%


Lee County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 19 82nd
Population Density # 18 83rd
Diversity Index # 36 64th
Median Household Income # 92 8th
Per Capita Income # 94 6th

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