Leesburg, Cherokee County, Alabama

Leesburg: Town in Alabama, United States

About

Leesburg is a town located in the county of Cherokee in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,027. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,016 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Leesburg

Population : 1,016 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Cherokee County
Postal code : 35983
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.29%
Land as percent of area : 99.71%
Altitude : 610 feet / 186 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:56:19 (5th February 2023)
Population growth : -1.08% (2010-2020)

Geography

Leesburg is located at 34°10'47"N 85°45'41"W (34.1798200, -85.7613600).

Leesburg map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Leesburg decreased by 1.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,027 - census
2011 1,008 -1.88% estimation process
2012 1,004 -0.4% estimation process
2013 1,007 0.3% estimation process
2014 1,002 -0.5% estimation process
2015 995 -0.7% estimation process
2016 996 0.1% estimation process
2017 998 0.2% estimation process
2018 1,006 0.8% estimation process
2019 1,013 0.69% estimation process
2020 1,016 0.3% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,761
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,068
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,038
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,070
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.3%
People over 65 (%) : 18.8%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 95.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 392
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.7%

Leesburg zip code is 35983. County name: Cherokee, County fips: 01019

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $141,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,399
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $461
2015-2019 median gross rent : $780
2015-2019 Households : 2,528
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.28
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 55,571
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 38,627
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 704,881
2012 total retail sales per capita : $116,259
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,167
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,928
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 478
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 275
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 104
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 375
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 357
2010 population per square mile : 1,265.8
2010 land area in square miles : 4.80
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $193,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,414
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $451
2015-2019 median gross rent : $959
2015-2019 Households : 4,683
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 51,694
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 48,128
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 414,285
2012 total retail sales per capita : $39,497
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $69,212
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $50,111
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,349
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 761
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 424
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 140
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,119
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 179
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,019
2010 population per square mile : 2,254.3
2010 land area in square miles : 4.60

Schools in Leesburg

College & universities near Leesburg, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101240 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden (AL) 35903

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Leesburg, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL

Post offices near Leesburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Leesburg Post Office Leesburg (AL) 35983

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Other cities in Cherokee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Centre 3,616 City in Alabama, United States of America
Cedar Bluff 1,829 Town of the United States
Sand Rock 674 Human settlement
Gaylesville 200 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Leesburg distances to largest Alabama cities