Leggett, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

Leggett: Town in Edgecombe County, North Carolina

About

Leggett is a town located in the county of Edgecombe in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 60 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 54 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Leggett

Population : 54 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Edgecombe County
Phone Area Codes : 252
Area : 1.81 km2
Altitude : 59 feet / 18 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:24:09 (21st March 2023)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.11% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Leggett is located at 35°59'28"N 77°34'59"W (35.9909900, -77.5830300).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Leggett decreased by 11.11% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 60 - census
2011 59 -1.69% estimation process
2012 59 0% estimation process
2013 59 0% estimation process
2014 58 -1.72% estimation process
2015 57 -1.75% estimation process
2016 57 0% estimation process
2017 56 -1.79% estimation process
2018 55 -1.82% estimation process
2019 55 0% estimation process
2020 54 -1.85% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 16,207
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 15,020
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,885
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,023
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 16.7%
People over 65 (%) : 30.2%
Female persons, % : 49.8%
White only, percent : 92.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 1.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 84.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,161
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $287,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,520
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $397
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,002
2015-2019 Households : 6,615
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.34
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 25,350
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 51,614
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 104,876
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,914
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $61,787
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,191
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,686
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 951
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 594
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,504
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 269
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,325
2010 population per square mile : 72.0
2010 land area in square miles : 208.52
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 48.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $38,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $787
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $409
2015-2019 median gross rent : $523
2015-2019 Households : 9,438
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.05
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 74.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 66.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 24.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 38,416
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 671,624
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 715,275
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 358,092
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,403
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $24,561
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,684
Percentage of people living in poverty : 38.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,362
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 768
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 351
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 193
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 981
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 159
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,013
2010 population per square mile : 3,559.8
2010 land area in square miles : 5.89

People born in Leggett (1)

American politician (1913-2002) Lawrence H. Fountain was born in Leggett

Schools in Leggett

College & universities near Leggett, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198491 Edgecombe Community College Tarboro (NC) 27886

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Leggett, NC

Code Name Address Type
RMT Rocky Mount 101 Hammond Street RAIL
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL
GRN Greenville, NC Second and Reade Streets BUS
GBO Goldsboro, NC 1615 East Beech Street BUS
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL

Post offices near Leggett

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tarbor Post Office Tarboro (NC) 27886

Other cities in Edgecombe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Edgecombe County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Tarboro 10,575 Town in North Carolina, United States
Princeville 1,901 City in Illinois, United States of America
Pinetops 1,221 City in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Macclesfield 423 Town in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States
Conetoe 263 Human settlement in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, United States of America
Speed 74 Town of the United States