Lee County FL Information

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Lee County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 685,683
Population in Households 677,195
Population in Familes 530,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,488
Population Density1 874
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 285,576
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 186,491
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 421,278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190,702 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 94,874 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 135,702 (32.2%)
Median Home Value $181,672
Average Home Value $266,855
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,542
Average Household Income $72,960
Per Capita Income $30,809
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 2.1%
Households 1.52% 2.03%
Families 1.39% 1.94%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

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Lee County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida 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 # 8 90th
Diversity Index2 # 24 66th
Median Household Income # 14 81st
Per Capita Income # 10 87th

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