Leeds Jefferson County, Alabama

Leeds: City in Jefferson, St. Clair, and Shelby counties in Alabama, United States

About

Leeds is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,773. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,026 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Leeds Quick Facts

Population : 12,026 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 35094
Phone Area Codes : 205
Water as percent of area : 0.95%
Land as percent of area : 99.05%
Altitude : 627 feet / 191 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:42:04 (25th May 2022)
Population growth : 2.1% (2010-2020)
Leeds locator map
Location of Leeds on Alabama map.
Jefferson County and Shelby County and St. Clair County Alabama Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Leeds Highlighted 0141968 locator map image
Jefferson County and Shelby County and St. Clair County Alabama Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Leeds Highlighted 0141968
Jefferson County and Shelby County and St. Clair County Alabama Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Leeds Highlighted 0141968 locator map image

Geography

Leeds is located at 33°32'53"N 86°32'40"W (33.5481600, -86.5444300).

Leeds map

Demographics

The population of Leeds increased by 2.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,773 - census
2011 11,820 0.4% estimation process
2012 11,854 0.29% estimation process
2013 11,900 0.39% estimation process
2014 11,925 0.21% estimation process
2015 11,932 0.06% estimation process
2016 11,949 0.14% estimation process
2017 12,032 0.69% estimation process
2018 12,050 0.15% estimation process
2019 12,040 -0.08% estimation process
2020 12,026 -0.12% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,040
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,772
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 12,324
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,773
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.3%
People over 65 (%) : 15.9%
Female persons, % : 47.5%
White only, percent : 78.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 18.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 714
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.0%

Leeds zip code is 35094. County name: Shelby, County fips: 01117

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $160,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,173
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $384
2015-2019 median gross rent : $877
2015-2019 Households : 4,792
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,322
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,258
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 335,409
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 228,904
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,260
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $60,863
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,726
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,011
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 484
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 337
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 210
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 731
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 117
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 765
2010 population per square mile : 514.9
2010 land area in square miles : 22.86

People born in Leeds (9)

People born in Leeds, including basketball player Charles Barkley, Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Alford L. McLaughlin, Major General in the United States Army Kenneth L. Farmer, Jr., .

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Schools in Leeds

College & universities near Leeds, AL

Code Name City ZIP
450377 Strayer University-Alabama Birmingham (AL) 35243
100663 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham (AL) 35294-0110
102049 Samford University Birmingham (AL) 35229-2240
371034 Alabama State College of Barber Styling Gardendale (AL) 35071
100937 Birmingham-Southern College Birmingham (AL) 35254

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Leeds, AL

Code Name Address Type
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL
BRR Brent, AL 10393 Alabama Highway 5 BUS
TCL Tuscaloosa 2105 Greensboro Ave RAIL

Post offices near Leeds

Post Office Name City ZIP
Leed Post Office Leeds (AL) 35094

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Leeds , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 2,320 people.
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  • Leeds , Wisconsin town in Columbia County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 781 people.
  • Leeds , North Dakota city in North Dakota, United States with a population of 61 people.

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , AL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Birmingham 206,950 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Hoover 85,959 City in Alabama
Vestavia Hills 34,317 City in Jefferson and Shelby counties, Alabama, United States
City of Bessemer 27,053 Suburb city of Birmingham, located in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Bessemer 26,043 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
City of Homewood 25,708 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Homewood 25,174 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Trussville 23,048 City in Jefferson and St.
Mountain Brook 20,413 City in southeastern Jefferson County, Alabama
Center Point 16,864 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Hueytown 15,202 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Gardendale 14,113 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Irondale 13,226 Town in Alabama, United States
Pleasant Grove 10,260 City in western Jefferson County, Alabama
Forestdale 10,162 Unincorporated community in Alabama
Clay 10,042 City in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Leeds distances to largest Alabama cities