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The Lehigh Acres CDP(1) had a population of 108,755 as of July 1, 2021. Lehigh Acres ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lehigh Acres is located at latitude 26.6253 and longitude -81.6248 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Lehigh Acres Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 92.63 sq. miles and a water area of 1.51 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Lehigh Acres Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lehigh Acres Census Designated Place is located within Lehigh Acres CCD of Lee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lehigh Acres: Leeland Heights, Lehigh.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Lehigh Acres, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 108,755 (100%)
Population in Households 108,579 (99.8%)
Population in Families 91,328 (84.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 176 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 1,174
Diversity Index2 77


Median Household Income $52,852
Average Household Income $62,361
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $20,576
Wealth Index5 50


Total HU (Housing Units) 47,107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,322 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,507 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,277 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $197,141
Average Home Value $226,735
Housing Affordability Index3 152


Total Households 35,830
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 26,775
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 2.03% 1.79%
Households 1.83% 1.68%
Families 1.75% 1.66%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
Owner Occupied HU   2.03%

Lehigh Acres, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lehigh Acres to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 25 97th
Population Density # 558 39th
Median Household Income # 504 45th
Housing Affordability Index # 562 61st
Per Capita Income # 739 20th
Diversity Index # 86 91st

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