Leigh, Nebraska

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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Leigh Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 442 100%
Male 214 48.4%
Female 228 51.6%
Under 18 119 26.9%
18+ 323 73.1%
65+ 114 25.8%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 3.06
White 440 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.8%

Estimated Leigh Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 432
Growth -10
Growth % -2.3%

Leigh 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
German 54.9%
Czech 17.1%
Irish 10%
English 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
US/American 4%
Danish 1.1%
Polish 1.1%
Swedish 0.9%
Welsh 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leigh 442 $40,481
Clarkson 685 $36,094
Creston 215 $30,781
Howells 632 $40,000
Humphrey 786 $46,645
Madison 2,367 $40,733
Stanton 1,627 $42,717

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Leigh, Nebraska
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Leigh High Schools (2004)

Serves 139 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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