In 2020, Lee County had a population of 8,600 with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $27,902. Between 2010 and 2020 the population of Lee County declined from 10,424 to 8,600, representing a change of -17.5%.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lee County are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (55.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (40.9%), White (Hispanic) (1.76%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.636%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.569%).
In 2020, the median property value in Lee County was $76,400, and the homeownership rate was 58%. Most people in Lee County drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lee County was 2 cars per household.
In 2020, there were 115 employer establishments. Employees of private companies represented 55.2% of total employment. County employment rate of residents was 35.7%.
Between January 2021 and December 2021, monthly retail sales capture fluctuated though ranged from 62% - 91% of the county population’s spent dollars.