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Lee, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lee had a population of 331 as of July 1, 2016. Lee ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lee is located at latitude 41.7945 and longitude -88.9415 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lee (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Lee are located in Lee County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and DeKalb County.

The Village of Lee (GNIS ID: 2398410) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lee is located within Township of Willow Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 331
Population in Households 326
Population in Familes 277
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 2,038
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $177,778
Average Home Value $208,511


Median Household Income $60,955
Average Household Income $76,729
Per Capita Income $29,039
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.24%
Households -0.26% -0.16%
Families 0.55% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
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 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1066 22nd
Population Density1 # 263 81st
Diversity Index2 # 496 64th
Median Household Income # 372 73rd
Per Capita Income # 426 69th

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