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People

Total Population 168
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 81
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 61.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,000
% Above Poverty Level 97%
% Below Poverty Level 3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $321
Median House Value $106,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 4.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Leighton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SE of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Mahaska
Standard Zip Codes 50143
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.337
Longitude -92.786

Leighton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OSKALOOSA
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station KNOXVILLE
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station GRINNELL 3 SW
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Leighton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Olivet (50143)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beacon 573 $37,500
Bussey 482 $51,071
Harvey 269 $55,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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