Lee County

Lee County can be found in the southern center of the Crossroads Coalition map.  Lee County is home to a national forest and the state’s most recently opened state park.  The county’s largest city, Marianna, features five schools, two of which are private.  Almost 200 establishments are open for business in Lee County.

Demographic Information

Population, 2012 estimate 10,216 2,949,131
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 10,424 2,915,919
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 -2.0% 1.1%
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 10,424 2,915,918
Persons under 5 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011 5.5% 6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 20.3% 24.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 15.8% 14.6%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2011 44.5% 50.9%
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2011 (a) 43.1% 80.1%
Black persons, percent definition and source info Black persons, percent, 2011 (a) 54.4% 15.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 (a) 0.6% 0.9%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2011 (a) 0.4% 1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent, 2011 (a) Z 0.2%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2011 1.4% 1.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 (b) 1.9% 6.6%
White persons not Hispanic, percent definition and source info White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 41.8% 74.2%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent definition and source info Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011 85.2% 82.4%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011 1.5% 4.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011 3.3% 6.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 68.7% 82.7%
Bachelor Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 6.5% 19.6%
Veterans definition and source info Veterans, 2007-2011 623 245,969
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2007-2011 18.7 21.2
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2011 4,274 1,324,369
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2007-2011 64.0% 67.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011 14.5% 15.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011 $51,600 $105,100
Households definition and source info Households, 2007-2011 3,484 1,121,386
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2007-2011 2.64 2.51
Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars) definition and source info Per capita money income in the past 12 months (2011 dollars), 2007-2011 $12,615 $21,833
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2007-2011 $25,270 $40,149
Persons below poverty level, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011 28.7% 18.4%
Business QuickFacts Lee County Arkansas
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2011 130 64,4712
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2011 992 980,6442
Private nonfarm employment, percent change definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2010-2011 -3.9% 1.6%2
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2010 728 192,034
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2007 532 238,994
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 S 5.5%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 1.1%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 1.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 F 2.3%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 23.7% 24.5%
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 01 60,735,582
Merchant wholesaler sales definition and source info Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 84,657 29,659,789
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 35,796 32,974,282
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2007 $3,345 $11,602
Accommodation and food services sales definition and source info Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,793 3,559,795
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2012 0 8,231
Geography QuickFacts Lee County Arkansas
Land area in square miles definition and source info Land area in square miles, 2010 602.62 52,035.48
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2010 17.3 56.0
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 077 05
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None

 

1: Counties with 500 employees or less are excluded.
2: Includes data not distributed by county.Download these tables – delimited | Download these tables – Excel | Download the full data set

 

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 25 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits
Last Revised: Thursday, 06-Jun-2013 12:04:36 EDT

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