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Lee is a township in Fulton County, in the Canton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Lee. For links to other places called Lee, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lee is 40.587N. The longitude is -90.391W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 257.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lee demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fulton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61459 ZIP code.
26% of Lee residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lee was $17,842, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Lee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $371.
Fulton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lee political report.
The average commute time for Lee workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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