Lee County is located in east-central Alabama. The County Seat is Opelika and the largest city is Auburn. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.leeco.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 154,255 and the 2010 census population was 140,296. The land area is 607.54 square miles and there are 230.8 persons per square mile.
71.4% of the population is White, 23.5% is Black or African American, 3.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.1% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 86.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 32.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $146,900, there are 55,864 households, an average of 2.49 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,506, the median household income is $43,542, and 22% of the persons in Lee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 10,319. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,451,634, and sales per capita were $11,099. The percentage of black-owned firms is 16.2%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.2%.
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