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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Lee County is located in Alabama with a population of 156,597. Lee County is one of the best places to live in Alabama. In Lee County, most residents own their homes. In Lee County there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lee County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lee County are highly rated.
Population
156,597

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$818
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Lee County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    331.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    9.4
    6.1
  • Rape
    39.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    80.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    394.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,670.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    198.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    19%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Lee County

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,564
National
$55,322

Lee County Reviews

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Lee County is a nice little Alabama county that lacks close by resources for families in need and needs more resturants
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