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Demographics

People

Total Population1,995
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens22.2%
Employed Population 16+845
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married54.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.9%
Median Earnings25+$27,283
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,882

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,114
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$520
Median House Value$70,900

Ancestry

German25.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.9%
Irish11.1%
English9.4%
French Except Basque7.5%
Norwegian5.6%
Swedish5.2%
Dutch3.2%
Italian2.2%
Scottish1.8%
Polish1.3%
Welsh1%
Danishn1%
Croatian0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Greek0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Swiss0.3%
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Leon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Decatur County
Standard Zip Codes50144
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.74
Approximate Longitude-93.75

Leon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLEON 6 ESE
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.1 inches
StationCORYDON 8 W
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationOSCEOLA
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Davis City208$30,625
Garden Grove183$43,125
Grand River227$30,313
Lamoni2,616$43,600
Van Wert190$33,333
Weldon181$40,625

Leon Public Libraries

Leon Public Library
200 W 1ST ST
Leon, Iowa
(641) 446-6332

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Leon Hospitals

Decatur County Hospital
(Government - Local)
1405 Northwest Church Street
(515) 446-4871

Leon Public Schools

Central Decatur Ms/sr High School
1201 Ne Poplar
ZIP: 50144
(641) 446-4816
High
Total Enrollment 298
North Elementary School
1203 Ne Poplar Street
ZIP: 50144
(641) 446-4452
Primary
Total Enrollment 223
South Elementary School
201 Se 6th St
ZIP: 50144
(641) 446-6521
Primary
Total Enrollment 239
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