Lehigh Acres, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Lehigh Acres Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Lehigh Acres Content

Also See: Lehigh Acres, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Lehigh Acres, Florida - Basic Facts

The Lehigh Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 104,704 as of July 1, 2017. 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 26.6127 and longitude -81.6388 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Lehigh Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2403226) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lehigh Acres population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


Lehigh Acres Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | FL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Lehigh Acres CCD | Lee County | Florida Counties

Search the map for:

Lehigh Acres, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 104,704
Daytime Population: Workers 11,903
Daytime Population: Residents 63,516
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 75,419
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 104,528
Population in Familes 88,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 176
Population Density2 1,130
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $49,815
Average Household Income $61,662
Per Capita Income $20,489


Total Housing Units 46,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,689 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,938 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,476 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $94,267
Average Home Value $123,734


Total Households 34,627
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 25,982
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 2.62% 2.64%
Households 2.38% 2.52%
Families 2.31% 2.47%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

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, 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 # 23 98th
Population Density # 556 40th
Diversity Index # 87 91st
Median Household Income # 425 54th
Per Capita Income # 676 27th

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

Florida Research Tools

Florida Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Florida Census Data
Highest or Lowest: