Lee County is located in south-central Georgia. The County Seat is Leesburg and the largest city is Leesburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lee.ga.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 29,191 and the 2010 census population was 28,298. The land area is 355.78 square miles and there are 79.5 persons per square mile.
75.6% of the population is White, 20.4% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 83.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 20.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $159,000, there are 9,773 households, an average of 2.79 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,357, the median household income is $60,104, and 11.2% of the persons in Lee County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,208. Retail sales (in $1000) were $123,990, and sales per capita were $3,754. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.3%.
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