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Lee County

Lee County is in the southeastern corner of Iowa. It’s bordered by both the Mississippi River and the state of Missouri. Lee County is very unique because it has two county seats, Fort Madison and Keokuk.  For more information about the County, visit their website here.

Demographics

  • Population, as of the 2010 Census: 35,862, 19th largest population in Iowa
  • Persons under 18 years old:  21.5%
  • Persons under 5 years old:  5.9%
  • High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, ‘09-13:  90%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, ‘09-13:  15.8%
  • Homeownership rate, ’09-13:  73.9%
  • Median household income, ’09-13:  $42,469
  • Percentage of persons below poverty level, ’09-13:  15.1%
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Communities within Lee County

  • Argyle
  • Denmark
  • Donnellson
  • Fort Madison
  • Franklin
  • Houghton
  • Keokuk
  • Montrose
  • New Boston
  • Pilot Grove
  • St. Paul
  • West Point
  • Wever

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