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Lee County, AR


Designated Market Area: Memphis, TN-AR-MO-MS
USDA County Type (2015): Farming, Government, Low Education, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 8,364   ( 2,060 from 2010)
Land area: 599.8 square miles
Population density: 13.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:3,428 40.99% 20.6%
Black:4,41952.83% 23.0%
Indian:520.62% 30.0%
Asian:530.63% 23.3%
2+ races:1191.42% 5.3%
Hispanic:2933.50% 74.4%
Total non-White:4,93659.01% 19.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:195 11.3
Deaths:39122.7
Net Migration: -64-3.7
Net Immigration: 281.6
Change in White population:-892 -8.6
Change in Non-White pop.:-1,168 -11.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
10,424
4,32041.44%
5,74055.07%
400.38%
430.41%
1131.08%
1681.61%
6,10458.56%

2000
12,580
5,07440.33%
7,14256.77%
190.15%
320.25%
360.29%
2762.19%
7,50659.67%

1990
13,053
5,36941.13%
7,47857.29%
120.09%
770.59%
n/a
1170.90%
7,68458.87%

1980
15,539
6,84344.04%
8,38053.93%
70.05%
1070.69%
n/a
2021.30%
8,69655.96%

1970
18,884
7,85841.61%
10,76857.02%
190.10%
390.21%
n/a
1750.93%
11,026 58.39%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,260 10.0
1,2019.5
-2,308-18.3
100.1
-754 -6.0
-1,402 -11.1
1990's
NumberRate
1,845 14.1
1,54511.8
-414-3.2
300.2
-295 -2.3
-178 -1.4
1980's
NumberRate
2,716 17.5
1,764 11.4
-3,273 -21.1
n/a
-1,474 -9.5
-1,012 -6.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-5,517 -29.2
n/a
-1,015 -5.4
-2,330 -12.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Lee County, AR

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
41.6
1,612 19.3%
6,752 80.7%
1,703 20.4%
2,586
2.77
1,616 62.5%
887 54.9%
329 20.4%
970 37.5%

2010
NumberPercent
39.8
2,160 20.7%
8,264 79.3%
1,607 15.4%
3,624
2.39
2,372 65.5%
1,395 58.8%
403 17.0%
1,252 34.5%

2000
NumberPercent
34.9
3,294 26.2%
9,286 73.8%
1,775 14.1%
4,208
2.57
3,017 71.7%
1,905 63.1%
593 19.7%
1,191 28.3%

1990
NumberPercent
31.9
4,360 33.4%
8,693 66.6%
2,049 15.7%
4,647
2.78
3,408 73.3%
2,246 65.9%
607 17.8%
1,239 26.7%

1980
NumberPercent
27.7
5,661 36.4%
9,878 63.6%
2,282 14.7%
4,993
3.08
3,857 77.2%
3,042 78.9%
477 12.4%
1,136 22.8%

2022 Housing Data for Lee County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units3,736 
Median Value$80,600 
Occupied2,58669.2%
Vacant1,15030.8%
Owned1,60161.9%
Rented98538.1%
Median Rent$641 
Single-Family Units2,78074.4%
    Detached2,73573.2%
    Attached451.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units1905.1%
Mobile Homes3459.2%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lee County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00035713.8%
$10,000 to $14,99930911.9%
$15,000 to $19,9992439.4%
$20,000 to $24,9992258.7%
$25,000 to $29,999552.1%
$30,000 to $34,9991395.4%
$35,000 to $39,9991184.6%
$40,000 to $44,999893.4%
$45,000 to $49,999632.4%
$50,000 to $59,99926210.1%
$60,000 to $74,9991666.4%
$75,000 to $99,9991616.2%
$100,000 to $124,9991676.5%
$125,000 to $149,999702.7%
$150,000 to $199,999903.5%
$200,000 or more722.8%
Median Household Income33,801 
Per Capita Income20,338 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state91 
Compared to U.S.69 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI36914.3%
Public Assistance572.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps67226.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed2,18740.6%
Unemployed4197.8%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force2,60648.4%
Not in Labor Force2,77951.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 59.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector90953063.2%
Non-Profit758746.3%
Self-Employed3237082.2%
Local Government1297563.2%
State Government10713344.6%
Federal Government583463.0%
Total Private + Self1,23260067.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.36932952.9%
Total1,60192963.3%
Pct. Govt.21.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts63825.2%
Sales and Office Occupations40616.0%
Professional, Technical25510.1%
Service Occupations36614.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1827.2%
All others86734.2%
White Collar 51.3%
Industry
 Number%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting40015.8%
Health care and social assistance29811.8%
Accommodation and food services27010.7%
Retail trade2519.9%
Public administration2439.6%
Manufacturing2138.4%
Educational services1415.6%
Construction1355.3%
Professional, scientific, technical1124.4%
Other services1114.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1044.1%
Wholesale trade873.4%
Transportation and warehousing773.0%
Finance and insurance331.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing331.3%
Utilities170.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation70.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Lee County, AR

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2352.71%
Puerto Rican10.01%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American60.07%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian10.01%
Salvadoran50.06%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic110.13%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese160.18%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English7,98297.5%
Spanish1612.0%
German, other Germanic360.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun40.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English3874.5%
German3724.3%
American3003.5%
Irish2733.2%
Italian1161.3%
Scottish1011.2%
European450.5%
French450.5%
South African290.3%
Dutch280.3%
Scotch-Irish230.3%
African210.2%
Scandinavian120.1%
Swedish90.1%
Welsh70.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen8,56998.9%
Not a citizen971.1%
Native8,53598.5%
Foreign-born1311.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lee County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
271 4.4%750 12.1%3,051 49.3%1,644 26.5%394 6.4%83 1.3%
  Average years of education: 12.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 271 4.4%
9-12 Years 750 12.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 3,051 49.3%
Some College 1,644 26.5%
Bach. Degree 394 6.4%
Grad Degree 83 1.3%
Average years of education: 12.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Lee County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 4,621 4,078 543 11.8% 6.8%
1991 4,683 4,056 627 13.4% 7.3%
1992 4,736 4,131 605 12.8% 7.0%
1993 4,679 4,164 515 11.0% 6.1%
1994 4,869 4,435 434 8.9% 5.4%
1995 4,800 4,350 450 9.4% 4.9%
1996 4,694 4,159 535 11.4% 5.2%
1997 4,508 3,971 537 11.9% 5.1%
1998 4,428 4,023 405 9.1% 5.1%
1999 4,611 4,267 344 7.5% 4.5%
2000 3,897 3,610 287 7.4% 4.2%
2001 3,822 3,482 340 8.9% 4.8%
2002 3,742 3,406 336 9.0% 5.3%
2003 3,689 3,270 419 11.4% 5.8%
2004 3,450 3,069 381 11.0% 5.6%
2005 3,381 3,023 358 10.6% 5.3%
2006 3,570 3,239 331 9.3% 5.2%
2007 3,588 3,247 341 9.5% 5.4%
2008 3,571 3,269 302 8.5% 5.4%
2009 3,520 3,200 320 9.1% 7.7%
2010 3,699 3,395 304 8.2% 7.9%
2011 3,675 3,342 333 9.1% 7.9%
2012 3,532 3,212 320 9.1% 7.3%
2013 3,330 3,028 302 9.1% 7.1%
2014 3,274 3,033 241 7.4% 5.9%
2015 3,194 2,984 210 6.6% 5.0%
2016 3,098 2,951 147 4.7% 4.0%
2017 2,973 2,828 145 4.9% 3.7%
2018 2,901 2,763 138 4.8% 3.7%
2019 2,823 2,697 126 4.5% 3.5%
2020 2,805 2,595 210 7.5% 6.1%
2021 2,547 2,403 144 5.7% 4.1%
2022 2,568 2,450 118 4.6% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com