Leon, Kansas

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Leon, Kansas

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Leon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Leon Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Leon Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Leon, Kansas

Comparing Leon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Racial Diversity 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Senior Citizens 4 3
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
Median Family Income 8 8
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 6
Short Commute Times 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Housing Recently Built 4 6
Affordability of Rents 3 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Leon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 30 miles E of Wichita, Kansas
County Butler
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67074
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.69
Longitude -96.781

Leon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station WINFIELD NO. 1
Distance 33.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
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Leon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 645 100%
Male 304 47.1%
Female 341 52.9%
Under 18 204 31.6%
18+ 441 68.4%
65+ 89 13.8%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.18
White 604 93.6%
African-American 4 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 1.7%
Other 10 1.6%
Mixed Race 16 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 5%

Estimated Leon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 648
Growth 3
Growth % 0.5%

Leon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 26.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.3%
German 16.8%
English 7.7%
Irish 5.8%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Swedish 2.5%
Norwegian 2.5%
French Canadian 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Welsh 1.7%
Scottish 1.1%
Russian 0.8%
Czech 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leon 645 $48,000
Atlanta 255 $36,250
Augusta 8,423 $51,886
Douglass 1,813 $49,875
El Dorado 12,057 $40,461
Latham 164 $42,292
Towanda 1,338 $47,188

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Leon Public Library
Leon, Kansas
(316) 742-3438

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Leon High Schools (2004)

Serves 235 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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