Lee County KY Information


Lee County Subdivisions

Lee County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,092
Population in Households 7,075
Population in Familes 5,774
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,017
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 3,015
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,020
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,135 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 880 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 687 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $75,170
Average Home Value $95,445


Median Household Income $25,238
Average Household Income $37,360
Per Capita Income $15,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.12%
Households 0.57% 0.2%
Families 0.36% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lee County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 110 9th
Population Density1 # 93 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 80 35th
Median Household Income # 117 3rd
Per Capita Income # 116 4th

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