Lee County IL Information


Lee County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 36,033
Population in Households 33,161
Population in Familes 26,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,872
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 13,908
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 9,069
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,060 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,848 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,486 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $124,769
Average Home Value $159,898


Median Household Income $49,081
Average Household Income $65,114
Per Capita Income $25,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.21%
Households 0.17% -0.12%
Families 0.01% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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 IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois 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 # 41 61st
Population Density1 # 49 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 33 69th
Median Household Income # 43 59th
Per Capita Income # 39 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.