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People

Total Population 1,999
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 792
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 54.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,021
% Above Poverty Level 77.7%
% Below Poverty Level 22.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.8%
Median Gross Rent $466
Median House Value $66,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.9%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 11.3%

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

Leon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles S of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 119 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Decatur
Standard Zip Codes 50144
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.739
Longitude -93.747

Leon 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 LEON 6 ESE
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station CORYDON 8 W
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station OSCEOLA
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Davis City 252 $31,250
Garden Grove 228 $38,125
Grand River 247 $31,607
Lamoni 2,559 $46,750

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

Leon Public Libraries

Library
Leon Public Library
200 WEST 1ST STREET
Leon, Iowa
(641) 446-3746

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Leon Hospitals

DECATUR COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1405 NW CHURCH STREET
(641) 446-4871
Emergency Service: Yes

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Leon High Schools

CENTRAL DECATUR JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL
1201 NE POPLAR
641-446-4816
Serves 370 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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