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People

Total Population 859
Male Share of the Population 43.1%
Female Share of the Population 56.9%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 171
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 32.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,778
% Above Poverty Level 74.4%
% Below Poverty Level 25.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.7%
Median Gross Rent $447
Median House Value $65,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.5%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 13.2%

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

Leighton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles W of Decatur, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Colbert
Metro Area Florence
Standard Zip Codes 35646
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.7
Longitude -87.528

Leighton 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 MUSCLE SHOALS AP
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station RUSSELLVILLE NO 2
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
Station ATHENS 2
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Florence 39,855 $51,713
Killen 1,177 $61,974
Muscle Shoals 13,492 $60,851
Sheffield 9,074 $41,922
Town Creek 998 $38,250
Tuscumbia 8,537 $53,941

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

Leighton Public Libraries

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Leighton Public Library
8740 MAIN STREET
Leighton, Alabama
(256) 446-5380

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Leighton High Schools

COLBERT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
2200 HIGH SCHOOL ST
256-446-8214
Serves 609 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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