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Demographics

People

Total Population934
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+256
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married36.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,505
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,640
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,333
% Above Poverty Level85.4%
% Below Poverty Level14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40%
Median Gross Rent$407
Median House Value$71,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)60.9%
Irish17.1%
German8.5%
English2%
Italian1.3%
African0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Leighton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Colbert County
Standard Zip Codes35646
Phone Area Codes256
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.69
Approximate Longitude-87.53

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)

StationMUSCLE SHOALS AP
Distance5.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 49 F
Apr Temp49 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip55.8 inches
StationRUSSELLVILLE NO 2
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 74 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches
StationATHENS 2
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Florence39,938$53,012
Killen1,129$63,836
Muscle Shoals13,585$65,059
Sheffield9,067$42,760
Town Creek1,004$37,361
Tuscumbia8,506$58,923

Leighton Public Libraries

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

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Leighton Public Schools

Colbert Co High Sch
2200 High School St
ZIP: 35646
High
Total Enrollment 453
Hatton Elem Sch
2130 Hatton School Rd
ZIP: 35646
Primary
Total Enrollment 244
Leighton Elem Sch
8100 Old Highway 20
ZIP: 35646
Primary
Total Enrollment 316

Leighton Private Schools

Mt Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church
12260 Co Line Rd
ZIP: 35646
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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