Lee County IA Information


Lee County Subdivisions

Lee County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,101
Population in Households 33,779
Population in Familes 26,549
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,322
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $47,094
Average Household Income $58,818
Per Capita Income $24,523


Total Housing Units 16,205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,733 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,588 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,884 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $97,669
Average Home Value $132,805


Total Households 14,321
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 9,270
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.26% -0.39%
Households -0.24% -0.45%
Families -0.4% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.68%


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, 2018 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 # 20 81st
Population Density # 18 83rd
Diversity Index # 37 63rd
Median Household Income # 89 11th
Per Capita Income # 95 5th

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