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Lee County, Iowa Facts

Facts
State Iowa
Land area 517.5 square miles
Population Density 69.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 35,682
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 21.5%
65 and over 18.2%
Females 49.5%
White 94
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.4
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.9%
Black or African American 3.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.8%
Veterans 3,552
Households and Housing
Households 14,241
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.2%
Median household income $42,469
The per capita income $22,649
Live below the poverty line. 15.1%
housing units 16,161
Multi-unit structures 14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $83,100
Residents owning their homes. 73.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,661
Women-owned firms 27.8%
Asian-owned firms 2.3%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $420,758
Retail sales per capita $11,745
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $396,254