What is the current population of Leighton?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Leighton is 756. Leighton, Alabama is the 11,552nd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Leighton?

The peak population of Leighton was in 1990, when its population was 972. In 1990, Leighton was the 9,903rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,552nd largest city in the US. Leighton is currently 22.2% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Leighton shrinking?

Leighton has shrunk 11.5% since the year 2000. Leighton, Alabama's growth is below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Leighton, Alabama?

The total voting age population of Leighton, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 786. The voting age population is 42.0% male and 58.0% female.

What percentage of Leighton, Alabama residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 19.2% of the residents of Leighton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Leighton, Alabama?

The racial demographics of Leighton are 51.2% White, 48.2% Black and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Leighton, Alabama residents are below the poverty line?

In Leighton, 16.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.2%. On a per-household basis, 15.0% of families are below the poverty line in Leighton.

What percentage of Leighton, Alabama residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 41.8% of Leighton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Leighton, Alabama residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.4% of Leighton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.0% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Leighton, Alabama residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Leighton residents aged 5 and older, 0.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Leighton, Alabama?

The unemployment rate in Leighton is 14.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Leighton, Alabama residents work for the government?

In Leighton, 15.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Leighton, Alabama?

The median household income in Leighton is $35,357.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Leighton, Alabama?

In Leighton, 50.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Leighton, Alabama?

Renters occupy 49.2% of housing units in Leighton.

What percentage of Leighton, Alabama housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Leighton, 13.2% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Leighton, Alabama housing units were built after 2000?

In Leighton, 8.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Leighton, Alabama?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Leighton is $486.

What percentage of households in Leighton, Alabama have broadband internet?

In Leighton, 51.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Leighton Population By Year

Population Graph For Leighton
Year Population Rank in US
2019 756 11,552
2018 709 11,832
2017 708 11,847
2016 707 11,841
2015 712 11,813
2014 718 11,773
2013 719 11,767
2012 725 11,733
2011 727 11,724
2010 729 11,717
2000 855 10,918
1990 972 9,903

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2000-2019
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11543 Cuba, New Mexico 757 27.6%
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11546 Howard, South Dakota 757 -29.2%
11547 Cass Lake, Minnesota 756 -13.6%
11548 Fountain City, Indiana 756 3.5%
11549 Godley, Illinois 756 25.5%
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11551 Knoxville, Arkansas 756 4.7%
11552 Leighton, Alabama 756 -11.5%
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11556 Alcester, South Dakota 755 -14.1%
11557 Bridger, Montana 755 1.3%
11558 Chiloquin, Oregon 755 5.2%
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11560 Hobson City, Alabama 755 -13.4%
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
8718 Mount Vernon 1,495 77.5%
8726 Sylvan Springs 1,492 0.2%
8764 Webb 1,477 13.7%
8809 Ardmore 1,463 40.8%
8812 Malvern 1,463 20.3%
8826 Newton 1,456 -14.6%
9010 Flomaton 1,393 -12.1%
9111 Elmore 1,348 96.2%
9113 Munford 1,348 -5.8%
9129 Hayden 1,343 184.5%
9154 Dauphin Island 1,335 -3.6%
9167 Brookside 1,329 -5.1%
9206 Goodwater 1,315 -19.2%
9235 Cleveland 1,306 4.8%
9260 Coosada 1,298 -8.9%
9334 Clio 1,274 -42.1%
9388 New Brockton 1,261 1.2%
9395 Hackleburg 1,258 -17.3%
9400 Falkville 1,257 3.0%
9410 Cottonwood 1,255 7.3%
9419 West Blocton 1,252 -8.8%
9424 Rogersville 1,251 4.3%
9465 Deatsville 1,237 263.8%
9599 Locust Fork 1,197 16.2%
9645 Chatom 1,182 0.0%
9690 Silverhill 1,170 88.7%
9741 Fort Deposit 1,155 -9.6%
9747 Frisco City 1,153 -20.7%
9749 Ohatchee 1,153 -4.7%
9950 Berry 1,095 -11.4%
9969 Steele 1,089 -1.0%
10032 Phil Campbell 1,071 -1.5%
10042 Bear Creek 1,068 1.8%
10064 Double Springs 1,062 4.1%
10128 Fyffe 1,045 7.8%
10155 Town Creek 1,039 -14.6%
10244 Eclectic 1,013 -2.3%
10246 Leesburg 1,013 26.3%
10260 Cherokee 1,008 -18.2%
10336 Littleville 992 0.0%
10371 Hollywood 984 3.5%
10389 Millport 980 -15.3%
10447 Powell 967 4.2%
10460 Coker 964 16.5%
10521 Killen 955 -14.6%
10543 Camp Hill 950 -25.0%
10551 Triana 949 105.8%
10571 Carrollton 943 -4.1%
10595 Parrish 937 -26.1%
10696 Grant 916 35.9%
10711 Altoona 913 -7.0%
10782 Geraldine 898 13.5%
10884 Mosses 874 -20.6%
10887 Brilliant 873 -13.0%
10904 Autaugaville 871 5.8%
10999 Pine Hill 852 -11.2%
11084 Skyline 838 -6.1%
11085 Snead 838 12.3%
11152 Jacksons' Gap 827 7.9%
11159 Holly Pond 826 11.3%
11178 Magnolia Springs 823 18.7%
11179 Notasulga 823 -9.9%
11226 Gurley 812 -7.7%
11246 Mulga 810 -16.4%
11331 Wedowee 794 -2.9%
11387 Hayneville 784 -32.7%
11426 Douglas 778 33.4%
11444 Susan Moore 776 5.7%
11461 Somerville 773 23.8%
11493 Brantley 768 -16.5%
11532 New Site 760 -10.1%
11552 Leighton 756 -11.5%
11560 Hobson City 755 -13.4%
11585 White Hall 751 -26.5%
11628 South Vinemont 745 46.3%
11653 Section 740 -3.8%
11656 Ariton 739 -4.5%
11670 Columbia 737 -8.2%
11752 Oakman 724 -22.8%
11764 Woodville 723 -5.1%
11797 Addison 718 -0.8%
11800 Ider 718 7.8%
11826 Wadley 714 11.2%
11848 Lexington 709 -15.5%
11898 Maplesville 700 3.7%
11902 Walnut Grove 700 -1.2%
11951 Pisgah 692 -1.9%
12016 Wilton 681 11.2%
12086 St. Florian 670 74.4%
12210 Allgood 650 2.3%
12217 Perdido Beach 649
12312 Lynn 635 -12.4%
12326 Excel 632 8.9%
12339 Pinckard 630 -4.6%
12359 Reece City 627 -3.2%
12383 Dodge City 623 1.1%
12408 North Courtland 620 -22.5%
12412 Baileyton 619 -9.5%
12434 Trafford 617 18.1%
12475 West Point 609 6.8%
12576 Babbie 596 -4.7%
12643 Hurtsboro 589 -0.1%
12648 Courtland 588 -23.6%
12649 Forkland 588 -6.3%
12666 Clayhatchee 585 16.7%
12716 Pickensville 578 -12.5%
12770 Sand Rock 569 11.5%
12873 Grimes 556 21.1%
12957 Valley Head 549 -10.7%
12968 Kinston 547 -8.9%
13008 Castleberry 540 -8.1%
13047 River Falls 535 -12.2%
13155 Hillsboro 521 -14.3%
13158 Oak Grove 521 14.2%
13221 Franklin 512 224.0%
13225 Newville 512 -7.4%
13236 Avon 510 9.6%
13239 Elkmont 510 4.0%
13291 Lockhart 504 -7.6%
13318 Garden City 501 -12.4%
13340 Eva 499 -13.6%
13363 Millry 497 -19.1%
13375 Hammondville 495 2.0%
13395 Lisman 493 -24.0%
13400 McKenzie 492 -23.2%
13513 Glen Allen 480 -3.0%
13535 Red Level 478 -13.7%
13649 Midway 466 -11.9%
13680 Fairview 463 -20.0%
13693 Louisville 462 -24.1%
13709 Berlin 460
13805 Rutledge 449 -11.6%
13936 Rockford 436 1.8%
13990 Silas 430 -18.4%
14075 Hytop 422 33.5%
14084 Kennedy 421 -22.1%
14091 West Jefferson 421 -3.6%
14183 Highland Lake 410 0.2%
14247 Pleasant Groves 404 -9.6%
14279 Sipsey 401 -27.8%
14311 Ranburne 398 -13.4%
14334 Shorter 395 11.8%
14365 Twin 392 -1.7%
14462 Thomaston 381 -0.7%

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