Lee County KY Information


Lee County Subdivisions

Lee County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,274
Daytime Population: Workers 2,140
Daytime Population: Residents 5,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,153
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 7,094
Population in Familes 5,792
Population in Group Qrtrs 180
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $25,831
Average Household Income $39,263
Per Capita Income $16,779


Total Housing Units 3,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,164 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 869 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 (17.2%)
Median Home Value $77,757
Average Home Value $98,209


Total Households 3,033
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 2,033
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 -1.11% 0.4%
Households 0.57% 0.49%
Families 0.4% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


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, 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 # 112 8th
Population Density # 101 18th
Diversity Index # 114 6th
Median Household Income # 118 3rd
Per Capita Income # 114 6th

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