Lee County SC Information


Lee County Subdivisions

Lee County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,343
Population in Households 16,692
Population in Familes 13,870
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,651
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $30,586
Average Household Income $43,488
Per Capita Income $17,117


Total Housing Units 7,775 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,036 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,590 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,149 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $77,441
Average Home Value $101,598


Total Households 6,626
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 4,379
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.56% -0.59%
Households -0.31% -0.59%
Families -0.51% -0.72%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.57%


Lee County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 42 11th
Population Density # 37 22nd
Diversity Index # 29 41st
Median Household Income # 43 9th
Per Capita Income # 43 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.