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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Housing
    B-
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    A
  6. Jobs
    C+
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    A-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  11. Commute
    B-
Lee County is located in North Carolina with a population of 60,125. Lee County is one of the best places to live in North Carolina. In Lee County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Lee County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Lee County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$138,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$749
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Lee County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    124.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    20.1
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    120.8
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    694.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,603.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Lee County

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,873
National
$55,322

Lee County Reviews

1 review
I moved here when i was 7 and i call it my hometown , it is very unite though and i feel like they need more things to do for teens and children , all they have is the movies and bowling alley.
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