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People

Total Population 2,056
Male Share of the Population 52.9%
Female Share of the Population 47.1%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 807
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,208
% Above Poverty Level 77.8%
% Below Poverty Level 22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.8%
Median Gross Rent $573
Median House Value $74,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.5%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 23.5%

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

Leechburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 24 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Armstrong
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15656
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.626
Longitude -79.605

Leechburg 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 SALINA 3 W
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station BAKERSTOWN 3 WNW
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39 inches
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Leechburg, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Leechburg (15656)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
East Vandergrift 742 $45,682
Freeport 1,790 $52,768
Hyde Park 426 $58,438

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

Leechburg Public Libraries

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Leechburg Public Library
215 FIRST ST.
Leechburg, Pennsylvania
(724) 845-1911

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Leechburg High Schools

LEECHBURG AREA HS
724-842-0571
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 261 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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