Lee County Information

Lee in Florida occupies 1,212 square miles and has a 2006 population of 571,344, a change from a 2000 population of 440,888 and 335,113 in 1990. 10.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.9% percent is 25-35, and 12.7% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,908 acts of violent crime reported in Lee in 2004, a change from 2,600 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 8,082 people: 2.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.2%.

Read more about Lee, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLee 
StateFlorida 
Land Area1,212 sq. milesRanked 580 of 3,140
Population 2006571,344Ranked 104 of 3,140
Population 2005544,196 
Population 2000440,888Ranked 136 of 3,140
Population 1990335,113Ranked 154 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion90% 
African American7.5% 
Asian American1.1% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.7% 
Population 5 to 1411.2% 
Population 15 to 2410.9% 
Population 25 to 3411.9% 
Population 35 to 4412.7% 
Population 45 to 5412.7% 
Population 55 to 6412.2% 
Population 65 to 7411.3% 
Population 75 and up11.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,9082,600
Murders / Manslaughters31 
Forcible Rapes175 
Robberies757 
Aggravated Assaults1,945 
Total Property Crimes18,25918,732
Burglaries4,618 
Larceny Thefts11,432 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,209 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population283,015207,750
Unemployed Population8,0826,703
Unemployment Rate2.9%3.2%

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