Leighton Mahaska County, Iowa

Leighton: City in Iowa

About

Leighton is a city located in the county of Mahaska in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 162 and a population density of 658 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 155 inhabitants.

Leighton Quick Facts

Population : 155 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Mahaska County
Postal code : 50143
Area : 0.25 km2
Altitude : 774 feet / 236 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:58:27 (27th January 2022)
Density : 630 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.52% (2010-2020)
Weather : 15℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather

Geography

Leighton is located at 41°20'14"N 92°47'14"W (41.3372200, -92.7871400).

Leighton map

Weather

Leighton forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Leighton decreased by 4.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 162 - census
2011 163 0.61% estimation process
2012 162 -0.62% estimation process
2013 162 0% estimation process
2014 161 -0.62% estimation process
2015 160 -0.63% estimation process
2016 159 -0.63% estimation process
2017 159 0% estimation process
2018 157 -1.27% estimation process
2019 158 0.63% estimation process
2020 155 -1.94% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 61,204
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 63,254
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 61,302
April 1, 2010 Population : 63,216
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 18.6%
People over 65 (%) : 20.1%
Female persons, % : 48.3%
White only, percent : 94.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,237
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 29,650

Leighton zip code is 50143. County name: Mahaska, County fips: 19123

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 29,650
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $149,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,374
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $546
2015-2019 median gross rent : $855
Permits for construction, 2020 : 93
2015-2019 Households : 24,014
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.43
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 38,023
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 96,222
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,206,239
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 498,799
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,926
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,258
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,530
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,070
2019 total employment : 10,567
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 455,207
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,729
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,420
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,393
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,484
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 149
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,051
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 442
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,639
2010 population per square mile : 76.1
2010 land area in square miles : 831.18

Schools in Leighton

College & universities near Leighton, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154590 William Penn University Oskaloosa (IA) 52577

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Leighton, IA

Code Name Address Type
OTM Ottumwa station 210 West Main Street RAIL
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL

Post offices near Leighton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Leighton Post Office Leighton (IA) 50143

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Mahaska County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mahaska County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Oskaloosa 11,803 City in and the county seat of Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
New Sharon 1,286 Human settlement in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America
Fremont 727 City in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
Beacon 488 Human settlement in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America
University Park 468 City in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
Barnes City 169 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
Rose Hill 161 City in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States
Keomah Village 99 Human settlement in Mahaska County, Iowa, United States of America