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Lee County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 629.0 square miles
Population Density 26.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,628
Population change 0.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 23.3%
65 and over 17.1%
Females 49.6%
White 85.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 23.2
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 11.2%
Native American 1.1%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.7%
Veterans 1,392
Households and Housing
Households 6,078
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 84.2%
Median household income $51,534
The per capita income $25,123
Live below the poverty line. 12.4%
housing units 7,534
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $118,400
Residents owning their homes. 76.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,826
Women-owned firms 14%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $162,558
Retail sales per capita $10,056
Manufacturers shipments $128,453
Merchant wholesaler sales $58,172