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See what Lee, MA has to offer.

All About

Living in Lee, MA

Lee is a small town in Massachusetts with just under 2,000 residents. Retirees should fit right in, as they make up 25% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 71% of residents rent their homes, driven in part by a relatively low average rent that is $454/month less than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Lee will save around $5,400 compared to the state average.

Lee has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 8% have a Bachelor's degree. Many Lee residents work in one of four industries: healthcare, entertainment, education, and construction. Combined, these industries make up 31% of the workforce in the town. Lee workers take home an average annual income of just over $54,000, 8th-lowest in the state. Lee's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Lee's average commute time ranks as one of the best in Massachusetts at about 19 minutes, 9th-fastest in the state. Many residents (35%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation is not used widely. Relatively few residents (6%) commute to work on foot, though the number easily surpasses the national average.

Who Lives Here

Lee Demographics

Education

High School

23%

Associate's

24%

Bachelor's

8%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

35%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

30%

4 people

15%

5 people

8%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

46%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

21%

150-200k

7%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

5%

10-20

12%

20-45

34%

45-65

24%

65+

25%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Lee?

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
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Sep '23$1195$1325$1500-
Aug '23$1150$1325$1500-
Jul '23$1150$1325$1500-
Jun '23$1150$1325$1500-
May '23$1150$1275$1500-
Apr '23$1100$1275$1500-
Mar '23$1100$1275$1500-
Feb '23$1100$1275$1500-
Jan '23$1100$1275$1400-
Dec '22$1100$1275$1400-
Nov '22$1100$1275$1400-
Oct '22$1100$1275$1400-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Lee

Lee Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

30%

15-30 Mins

52%

30-40 Mins

5%

40-60 Mins

11%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5151

Walk Score®

Percentage: 3333

Bike Score®

Lee Education

Schools

Top Schools in Lee

7/10

Morris Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10
7/10

Becket Washington School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10

Williams Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

4/10

Egremont Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

4/10

Stearns Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

All About

Living in Lee, MA

Lee is a small town in Massachusetts with just under 2,000 residents. Retirees should fit right in, as they make up 25% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 71% of residents rent their homes, driven in part by a relatively low average rent that is $454/month less than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Lee will save around $5,400 compared to the state average.

Lee has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 9% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Furthermore, 8% have a Bachelor's degree. Many Lee residents work in one of four industries: healthcare, entertainment, education, and construction. Combined, these industries make up 31% of the workforce in the town. Lee workers take home an average annual income of just over $54,000, 8th-lowest in the state. Lee's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Lee's average commute time ranks as one of the best in Massachusetts at about 19 minutes, 9th-fastest in the state. Many residents (35%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation is not used widely. Relatively few residents (6%) commute to work on foot, though the number easily surpasses the national average.