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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Lee County is $27,578, which is about the same as the state average of $26,499 and is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Lee County median household income is $47,908, which has grown by 18.82% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 21.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Lee County residents spend 27.0 minutes per day commuting to work, which is about the same as the state average of 26.1 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #15

Lee County
27,578 USD
Florida
26,499 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Lee County
25,676 USD
Florida
27,404 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Lee County
28,201 USD
Florida
31,136 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Lee County
22,896 USD
Florida
24,898 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #18
Lee County
47,908 USD
Florida
47,212 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Lee County
67,710 USD
Florida
67,143 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #49
Lee County
18.82%
Florida
21.62%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Lee CountyFloridaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income27.40%$30,183, see rank20.84%$23,79621.11%$16,919
Social Security Income44.74%$20,223, see rank35.58%$18,15329.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income1.90%$3,518, see rank2.15%$3,2832.82%$3,720
Retirement Income24.80%$30,906, see rank19.31%$25,45517.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Lee County
57,083 USD
Florida
57,176 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Lee County
78,791 USD
Florida
78,507 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Lee CountyFloridaU.S.
White$49,562, see rank$50,002$56,900
Black$32,959, see rank$34,467$35,600
Hispanic$36,030, see rank$40,712$42,396
Asian$46,724, see rank$61,248$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$24,786, see rank$38,808$37,170
Hawaiian Native$81,442, see rank$50,838$53,370
One Race, Other$33,920, see rank$38,663$40,300
Two or More Races$42,204, see rank$42,356$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Lee CountyFloridaU.S.
less than 25$29,206, see rank$25,030$25,788
25 to 44$47,306, see rank$50,755$58,398
45 to 64$54,328, see rank$55,662$65,027
65 or over$44,154, see rank$37,683$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Lee CountyFloridaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over538,061, see rank15,817,611248,775,628
Male1260,971, 48.50%, see rank48.38%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2150,770, 57.77%, see rank64.21%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces2127, 0.05%, see rank0.61%0.73%
Male, Civilian2150,643, 57.72%, see rank63.60%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed3131,060, 87.00%, see rank88.63%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed319,583, 13.00%, see rank11.37%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2110,201, 42.23%, see rank35.79%30.72%
Female1277,090, 51.50%, see rank51.62%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2137,565, 49.65%, see rank55.13%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces217, 0.01%, see rank0.11%0.11%
Female, Civilian2137,548, 49.64%, see rank55.03%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3122,729, 89.23%, see rank89.50%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed314,819, 10.77%, see rank10.50%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2139,525, 50.35%, see rank44.87%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Lee CountyFloridaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over248,988, 100%8,228,557141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone194,947, 78.30%, see rank79.64%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled26,940, 10.82%, see rank9.61%9.59%
Public Transportation2,833, 1.14%, see rank2.09%5.06%
Walked2,277, 0.91%, see rank1.53%2.78%
Other Means8,000, 3.21%, see rank2.21%1.79%
Worked at Home13,991, 5.62%, see rank4.92%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Lee County
27.0 minutes
Florida
26.1 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Lee CountyFloridaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over253,7898,335,023143,435,233
Male1131,060, 51.64%, see rank51.76%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations234,721, 26.49%, see rank30.80%33.12%
Service Occupations227,980, 21.35%, see rank18.68%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations226,808, 20.45%, see rank20.33%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,214, 0.93%, see rank1.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations215,252, 11.64%, see rank9.12%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations215,904, 12.13%, see rank13.65%17.94%
Female1122,729, 48.36%, see rank48.24%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations241,364, 33.70%, see rank37.03%40.04%
Service Occupations231,036, 25.29%, see rank22.85%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations245,216, 36.84%, see rank35.16%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2577, 0.47%, see rank0.34%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2175, 0.14%, see rank0.29%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations23,914, 3.19%, see rank4.05%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Lee CountyFloridaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over253,789, 100%8,335,023143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining2,794, 1.10%, see rank1.12%1.96%
Construction22,052, 8.69%, see rank6.50%6.17%
Manufacturing8,224, 3.24%, see rank5.26%10.43%
Wholesale Trade5,404, 2.13%, see rank2.90%2.75%
Retail Trade39,150, 15.43%, see rank13.41%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities11,049, 4.35%, see rank5.05%4.93%
Information4,400, 1.73%, see rank2.02%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing17,572, 6.92%, see rank7.62%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
32,178, 12.68%, see rank12.57%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance53,309, 21.01%, see rank21.35%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
33,702, 13.28%, see rank12.01%9.49%
Public Administration9,539, 3.76%, see rank4.75%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration14,416, 5.68%, see rank5.44%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Lee County%FloridaU.S.
Population in Poverty102,30616.05%, see rank16.67%15.59%
Family in Poverty17,81011.02%, see rank12.18%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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