Lee County FL Information

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  1. Lee County 2019 Demographic Data
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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Lee County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 731,911
Population in Households 723,438
Population in Familes 565,691
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,473
Population Density 933
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,757
Average Household Income $79,282
Per Capita Income $33,152
Wealth Index3 110

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 426,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219,671 (51.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 84,746 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 122,333 (28.7%)
Median Home Value $252,905
Housing Affordability Index2 105
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 304,417
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 198,617
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.83% 1.92%
Households 1.73% 1.86%
Families 1.63% 1.79%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

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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, 2019 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 Density # 8 90th
Diversity Index # 23 67th
Median Household Income # 15 79th
Per Capita Income # 14 81st

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