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Lee, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lee is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lee County at latitude 41.7945 and longitude -88.9415. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Lee, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lee, Illinois.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lee indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Lee, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 337
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 2,075
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 125
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $151,042
Average Home Value $171,649


Median Household Income $66,089
Average Household Income $73,512
Per Capita Income $28,056
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.24%
Households 0.19% -0.16%
Families 1.34% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.89%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1056 23rd
Population Density1 # 257 81st
Diversity Index2 # 500 63rd
Median Household Income # 287 79th
Per Capita Income # 413 70th

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