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Lee, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Lee Census Designated Place had a population of 2,052 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lee is located at latitude 42.3068 and longitude -73.2507 in Berkshire County. The formal boundaries for the Lee Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Berkshire County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 883 feet.

The Lee Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378150) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lee Census Designated Place is located within Town of Lee, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berkshire County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lee, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,052
Population in Households 1,977
Population in Familes 1,403
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 1,549
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 925
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 491
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 411 (41.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (51.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $226,579
Average Home Value $263,625


Median Household Income $41,419
Average Household Income $57,433
Per Capita Income $26,646
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% -0.16%
Households 0.19% -0.04%
Families 0.13% -0.12%
Median Household Income   -0.47%
Per Capita Income   0.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lee, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lee to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 189 24th
Population Density1 # 114 54th
Diversity Index2 # 87 65th
Median Household Income # 232 6th
Per Capita Income # 210 15th

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