Lee County (Illinois)
|US Federal State:||Illinois|
| address |
of the administrative seat:
|Lee County old Courthouse|
112 East Second Street
Dixon, IL 61021
|establishment:||27. February 1839|
|in an educated manner out:|| Ogle County|
|surface:||1889 km ²|
|inhabitants:||36.062 (conditions: 2000)|
|Population density:||19.1 Einwohner/km ²|
the Lee County lies in the US Federal State Illinois in the USA. In the year 2000 the County had 36,062 inhabitants and a population density of 19,1 inhabitants/km ². The seat of the County administration is in Dixon.
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the County lies in the north of Illinois and has a surface of 1.889 km ², about which 10 km ² water surface is. The County borders in the clockwise direction on the Counties: Ogle County, DeKalb County, La Salle County, office County and Whiteside County. By the County the inter+done 39 leads and would inter+do 88, several Highways and state roads as well as the skirt River.
Lee County became to 27. February 1839 from the southern part of the Ogle County and parts bond of the County and Clark County in an educated manner. It was designated after smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Henry Lee, an US-American statesman and US senator of Virginia.
1830 set John Dixon with several other humans and covered wagon with the ferry over the skirt River and settled on the side lying opposite. This was the birth of the city Dixon. Dixons ferry was an important point, since the skirt River on 80 km could be crossed currentup and downstream only here. 1846 came John Deere, Gründer of the later tractor factory of the same name, into the County and created a small factory, which manufactured steel plows and other equipment for the agriculture. 10 years later it produced 1,000 plows per year.
the average income of a household the average income of a family is with 48.730 USD with 40.967 USD. Men have an average income of 35.754 USD opposite the women with on the average 22,305 USD. The Pro-Kopf-Einkommen is with 18.650 USD. 7.7% the inhabitant and 4.9% of the families live below the poverty border.
24.2% the inhabitant are old under 18 years and on 100 women starting from 18 years and over it come statistically 104.8 men. The average age amounts to 38 years. (Conditions: 2000).