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Lee County, GA


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Albany, GA
Designated Market Area: Albany, GA
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Exurbs

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2022 population: 33,642   ( 5,344 from 2010)
Land area: 355.9 square miles
Population density: 94.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:22,707 67.50% 5.8%
Black:8,29824.67% 58.4%
Indian:1030.31% 56.1%
Asian:8702.59% 38.5%
2+ races:4591.36% 40.4%
Hispanic:1,2053.58% 115.2%
Total non-White:10,93532.50% 59.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:732 11.0
Deaths:75011.3
Net Migration: 4627.0
Net Immigration: 210.3
Change in White population:1,254 4.4
Change in Non-White pop.:4,090 14.5




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
28,298
21,45375.81%
5,23918.51%
660.23%
6282.22%
3271.16%
5601.98%
6,84524.19%

2000
24,757
20,20381.61%
3,82315.44%
600.24%
2110.85%
1490.60%
3001.21%
4,55418.39%

1990
16,250
12,89279.34%
3,11119.14%
520.32%
30.02%
n/a
1921.18%
3,35820.66%

1980
11,684
8,77875.13%
2,75323.56%
350.30%
350.30%
n/a
780.67%
2,90624.87%

1970
7,044
3,97056.36%
3,06843.55%
20.03%
40.06%
n/a
00.00%
3,074 43.64%

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

2000's
NumberRate
3,172 12.8
1,3805.6
5,11820.7
2411.0
1,250 5.0
2,291 9.3
1990's
NumberRate
2,576 15.9
8785.4
5,68735.0
180.1
7,311 45.0
1,196 7.4
1980's
NumberRate
2,338 20.0
766 6.6
3,185 27.3
n/a
4,114 35.2
452 3.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,184 45.2
n/a
4,808 68.3
-168 -2.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Lee County, GA

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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
37.0
8,628 25.6%
25,014 74.4%
4,298 12.8%
11,806
2.71
9,356 79.2%
7,344 78.5%
883 9.4%
2,450 20.8%

2010
NumberPercent
36.0
7,935 28.0%
20,363 72.0%
2,354 8.3%
9,706
2.83
7,740 79.7%
6,025 77.8%
850 11.0%
1,966 20.3%

2000
NumberPercent
32.3
7,582 30.6%
17,175 69.4%
1,550 6.3%
8,219
2.91
6,844 83.3%
5,563 81.3%
728 10.6%
1,375 16.7%

1990
NumberPercent
29.5
5,233 32.2%
11,017 67.8%
1,057 6.5%
5,217
2.98
4,328 83.0%
3,509 81.1%
438 10.1%
889 17.0%

1980
NumberPercent
26.7
3,979 34.1%
7,705 65.9%
763 6.5%
3,718
3.07
3,146 84.6%
2,664 84.7%
205 6.5%
572 15.4%

2022 Housing Data for Lee County, GA

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units12,697 
Median Value$208,800 
Occupied11,80693.0%
Vacant8917.0%
Owned8,83374.8%
Rented2,97325.2%
Median Rent$1,144 
Single-Family Units10,18280.2%
    Detached10,15980.0%
    Attached230.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units4723.7%
Mobile Homes9947.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lee County, GA

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004153.5%
$10,000 to $14,9993232.7%
$15,000 to $19,9992352.0%
$20,000 to $24,9991621.4%
$25,000 to $29,9993242.7%
$30,000 to $34,9993062.6%
$35,000 to $39,9994904.2%
$40,000 to $44,9993362.8%
$45,000 to $49,9993513.0%
$50,000 to $59,9999387.9%
$60,000 to $74,9991,36011.5%
$75,000 to $99,9991,92116.3%
$100,000 to $124,9991,70914.5%
$125,000 to $149,9991,0308.7%
$150,000 to $199,9991,22010.3%
$200,000 or more6865.8%
Median Household Income83,632 
Per Capita Income34,074 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state89 
Compared to U.S.85 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4784.0%
Public Assistance1040.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,0128.6%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed14,71171.7%
Unemployed7123.5%
In Armed Forces1540.8%
Total Labor Force15,57775.9%
Not in Labor Force4,94224.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 27.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,0354,56452.5%
Non-Profit63199638.8%
Self-Employed84739768.1%
Local Government6921,11338.3%
State Government12961517.3%
Federal Government65018777.7%
Total Private + Self5,8824,96154.2%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,1022,91141.9%
Total7,9847,87250.4%
Pct. Govt.21.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts2,70817.1%
Sales and Office Occupations3,18620.1%
Professional, Technical4,89830.8%
Service Occupations2,18913.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1581.0%
All others2,89918.3%
White Collar 68.0%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance2,79317.6%
Retail trade1,89011.9%
Educational services1,84811.6%
Public administration1,4519.1%
Manufacturing1,1547.3%
Other services1,0566.6%
Construction9175.8%
Accommodation and food services9025.7%
Professional, scientific, technical8115.1%
Transportation and warehousing7534.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3942.5%
Wholesale trade3472.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3232.0%
Finance and insurance3162.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2171.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing2171.4%
Information1581.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1541.0%
Utilities1450.9%
Management340.2%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican3581.09%
Puerto Rican1390.42%
Cuban80.02%
Dominican250.08%
Total Central American1570.48%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran1040.32%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian210.06%
Salvadoran320.10%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American400.12%
Argentinean170.05%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian230.07%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic3551.08%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino3921.19%
Vietnamese2580.78%
Indian1620.49%
Korean430.13%
Japanese220.07%
Chinese100.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English29,06994.0%
Spanish7252.3%
Tagalog3151.0%
Other Indo-European2400.8%
Vietnamese1970.6%
French, Haitian, Cajun1180.4%
German, other Germanic1100.4%
Other Asian620.2%
Korean430.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American5,85617.8%
English3,76411.4%
German2,2176.7%
Irish2,2006.7%
Italian6802.1%
Scotch-Irish6622.0%
European6241.9%
Scottish5951.8%
African5471.7%
Polish3931.2%
Dutch2540.8%
French2130.6%
British2050.6%
Swedish2010.6%
Romanian1620.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen32,58198.8%
Not a citizen3871.2%
Native31,54695.7%
Foreign-born1,4224.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lee County, GA

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
515 2.4%1,198 5.6%5,776 27.2%6,839 32.2%4,222 19.8%2,720 12.8%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 515 2.4%
9-12 Years 1,198 5.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 5,776 27.2%
Some College 6,839 32.2%
Bach. Degree 4,222 19.8%
Grad Degree 2,720 12.8%
Average years of education: 13.7

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Lee County, GA

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 7,896 7,468 428 5.4% 5.4%
1991 8,068 7,686 382 4.7% 5.3%
1992 8,419 7,859 560 6.7% 6.6%
1993 8,901 8,392 509 5.7% 5.7%
1994 9,445 8,964 481 5.1% 5.1%
1995 10,015 9,582 433 4.3% 4.8%
1996 10,748 10,334 414 3.9% 4.6%
1997 11,552 11,099 453 3.9% 4.5%
1998 12,045 11,456 589 4.9% 4.2%
1999 12,171 11,638 533 4.4% 3.8%
2000 13,081 12,637 444 3.4% 3.5%
2001 13,687 13,214 473 3.5% 4.1%
2002 14,290 13,738 552 3.9% 5.3%
2003 15,253 14,695 558 3.7% 5.1%
2004 15,730 15,140 590 3.8% 5.1%
2005 16,430 15,731 699 4.3% 5.7%
2006 17,248 16,568 680 3.9% 5.1%
2007 17,649 16,952 697 3.9% 4.9%
2008 17,986 17,108 878 4.9% 6.8%
2009 18,171 16,791 1,380 7.6% 10.4%
2010 14,382 13,063 1,319 9.2% 10.7%
2011 14,302 13,105 1,197 8.4% 10.1%
2012 14,277 13,201 1,076 7.5% 9.0%
2013 14,279 13,304 975 6.8% 8.1%
2014 14,121 13,237 884 6.3% 7.1%
2015 13,967 13,211 756 5.4% 6.1%
2016 14,557 13,865 692 4.8% 5.4%
2017 15,188 14,548 640 4.2% 4.8%
2018 14,834 14,295 539 3.6% 4.0%
2019 15,140 14,673 467 3.1% 3.5%
2020 14,763 14,081 682 4.6% 6.5%
2021 15,053 14,584 469 3.1% 3.9%
2022 15,011 14,577 434 2.9% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com