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People

Total Population 483
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 293
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 62.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,750
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34%
Median Gross Rent $508
Median House Value $62,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.1%
Irish 14.5%

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

Leigh Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles NW of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Colfax
Standard Zip Codes 68643
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.705
Longitude -97.237

Leigh 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 CLARKSON
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 28.8 inches
Station MADISON 2 W
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
Station COLUMBUS 3 NE
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarkson 806 $51,719
Creston 163 $53,438
Howells 602 $74,063
Humphrey 744 $70,833
Madison 2,545 $50,476
Stanton 1,650 $57,159

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

Leigh Public Libraries

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Leigh Public Library
156 MAIN STREET
Leigh, Nebraska
(402) 487-2507

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Leigh High Schools

LEIGH HIGH SCHOOL
402-487-2228
Serves 139 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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