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Lee County, Illinois Facts

Facts
State Illinois
Land area 724.9 square miles
Population Density 49.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 34,858
Population change -3.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 20.6%
65 and over 17.1%
Females 47.3%
White 92.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.7
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 5.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16%
Veterans 2,900
Households and Housing
Households 13,504
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.4%
Median household income $50,060
The per capita income $25,409
Live below the poverty line. 10.7%
housing units 15,002
Multi-unit structures 16%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $112,100
Residents owning their homes. 73.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,448
Women-owned firms 26.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $366,468
Retail sales per capita $10,426
Manufacturers shipments $1,098,190
Merchant wholesaler sales $0