Lee County FL Information


Lee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 720,426
Daytime Population: Workers 262,132
Daytime Population: Residents 443,301
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 705,433
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 711,938
Population in Familes 557,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,488
Population Density2 918
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $52,312
Average Household Income $76,238
Per Capita Income $32,152


Total Housing Units 426,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200,594 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 99,436 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 126,023 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $192,487
Average Home Value $266,991


Total Households 300,030
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 196,147
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 2.12% 2.32%
Households 2.0% 2.26%
Families 1.91% 2.19%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.47%


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, 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 # 8 90th
Population Density # 8 90th
Diversity Index # 23 66th
Median Household Income # 14 81st
Per Capita Income # 10 87th

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