Leeton, Missouri

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Leeton, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Leeton Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Leeton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Leeton, Missouri

Comparing Leeton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Male Share of the Population 4 6
Racial Diversity 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
Median Family Income 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Affordability of Rents 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 7
Housing Recently Built 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
People Living Alone 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 9
Low Property Crime 3 3

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Leeton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SE of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles SE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 64761
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.583
Longitude -93.694

Leeton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.3 inches
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Leeton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 619 100%
Male 294 47.5%
Female 325 52.5%
Under 18 188 30.4%
18+ 431 69.6%
65+ 77 12.4%
Median Age 34.7
Average Family Size 3.04
White 605 97.7%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 8 1.3%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 1.6%

Estimated Leeton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 626
Growth 7
Growth % 1.1%

Leeton 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 30.4%
German 20.9%
English 11%
Irish 9.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.8%
British 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.9%
Swedish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
Italian 1.4%
Polish 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Nigerian 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Acadian/Cajun 0.6%
Greek 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
European 0.6%
Danish 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leeton 619 $31,000
Calhoun 491 $31,964
Centerview 249 $31,250
Chilhowee 329 $45,938
Knob Noster 2,462 $36,842
Warrensburg 16,340 $45,845
Windsor 3,087 $32,477
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Leeton High Schools (2004)

500 N MAIN
Serves 102 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

Leeton Colleges

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