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The Town of Leesburg had a population of 901 as of July 1, 2022. Leesburg ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leesburg is located at latitude 34.1798 and longitude -85.7614 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leesburg encompass a land area of 6.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Town of Leesburg has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Leesburg is located within Leesburg Division of Cherokee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leesburg: Hamptonville, Leesburgh.

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Leesburg, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 901 (100%)
Population in Households 901 (100.0%)
Population in Families 757 (84.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 144
Diversity Index2 22
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,392
Average Household Income $69,999
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $28,882
Wealth Index5 58
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $145,098
Average Home Value $160,444
Housing Affordability Index3 192
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 379
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 270
Average Family Size 3.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.49% -0.13%
Households 0.00% 0.16%
Families   0.07%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
Owner Occupied HU   0.33%

Leesburg, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leesburg to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 324 46th
Population Density # 394 34th
Median Household Income # 217 64th
Housing Affordability Index # 378 64th
Per Capita Income # 257 57th
Diversity Index # 501 15th

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