Fort Lee demographics profile

StatisticFort LeeVirginiaNational
Population5,0918,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)85421891
Median age22.837.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1886%44%43%
Speak English84%84%79%
Speak Spanish10%7%13%
Fort Lee, VA has a population of 5,091 and is the 6,384th largest city in the United States. The population density is 854 per sq mi which is 292% higher than the Virginia average and 842% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Lee is 23 which is approximately 40% lower than the Virginia average of 38. In Fort Lee, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 10% of Fort Lee residents were born in Virginia, 76% were born out of state, 8% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Fort Lee is 292% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Fort Lee is 40% lower than Virginia.
  • In Fort Lee 49.97% of the population is White.
  • In Fort Lee 35.04% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fort Lee 1.22% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Lee population breakdown by race

RaceFort LeeVirginiaNational
White49.97%68.75%73.35%
Black or African American35.04%19.21%12.63%
Asian1.22%6.05%5.22%
American Indian2.08%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian2.08%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race6.99%3.37%3.06%
Other race2.61%2.30%4.75%
In Fort Lee, 21.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Fort Lee, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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