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Lee County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 410.2 square miles
Population Density 46.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 18,347
Population change -4.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 20.7%
65 and over 15.7%
Females 47.9%
White 35.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 63.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 73%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.1%
Veterans 1,131
Households and Housing
Households 6,737
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.2%
Median household income $27,373
The per capita income $14,740
Live below the poverty line. 28%
housing units 7,634
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $65,000
Residents owning their homes. 73.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 652
Women-owned firms 17%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $154,589
Retail sales per capita $7,684
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $49,595