Lee County, TX Demographics

The total population of Lee County is estimated to be 17,543 with 8,665 males (49.39%) and 8,878 females (50.61%). There are 213 more females than males in Lee County.
The median household income in Lee County was $65,665 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,420(2.21%) from $64,245 in 2020. This income is 88.02% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Lee County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $82,800. Overall, the median household income for the county of Lee County stands at $65,665.
In Lee County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $39,994 for males and $24,291 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $59,266 for males and $36,794 for females.
In Lee County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $70,474, followed by Black or African American households at $31,779, and Some Other Race households with a median household income of $26,669.
In 2022, the population of Lee County was 17,954, a 1.60% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Lee County's population was 17,671, an increase of 0.97% compared to a population of 17,502 in 2020.
The median age in Lee County, TX is 41.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.69% were under the age of 15, 16.21% aged 15 to 29, 45.62% aged 30 to 64, 17.71% aged 65 to 84, and 1.77% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Lee County population: 79.62% are White, 11.15% are Black or African American, 0.07% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.20% are Asian, 1.85% are some other race and 6.12% are multiracial.