Lee County MS Information


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  1. Lee County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forLee County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Lee County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 86,039
Population in Households 84,974
Population in Familes 70,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,065
Population Density2 191
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $46,218
Average Household Income $62,583
Per Capita Income $24,219


Total Housing Units 37,554 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,456 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,547 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,551 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $130,660
Average Home Value $164,074


Total Households 33,003
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 22,610
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.36%
Households 0.34% 0.29%
Families 0.14% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


Lee County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 7 93rd
Population Density # 6 94th
Diversity Index # 41 51st
Median Household Income # 9 90th
Per Capita Income # 9 90th

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