Demographics

People

Total Population372
Male Share of the Population40.1%
Female Share of the Population59.9%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+252
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married51.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.9%
Median Earnings25+$36,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$81,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,719
% Above Poverty Level89.2%
% Below Poverty Level10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home9.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone49.8%
Median Gross Rent$638
Median House Value$58,900

Ancestry

German73.7%
Czech19.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14%
Irish13.4%
English3.2%
Swiss2.4%
Polish2.2%
Scottish1.6%
Danishn1.3%
Austrian0.5%
French Except Basque0.3%
Italian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
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Leigh Almanac

CategoryValue
County Colfax County
Standard Zip Codes68643
Phone Area Codes402
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.7
Approximate Longitude-97.23

Leigh Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCLARKSON
Distance5.5 miles
Jan Temp9 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationMADISON 2 W
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp36 to 65 F
Annual Precip27.1 inches
StationCOLUMBUS 3 NE
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip28.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clarkson669$70,000
Creston218$61,250
Howells702$74,821
Humphrey960$76,719
Madison2,301$60,143
Stanton1,642$67,031

Leigh Public Libraries

Leigh Public Library
153 MAIN STREET
Leigh, Nebraska
(402) 487-2507

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Leigh Public Schools

Leigh Elementary School
222 W 4th St, Po Box 98
ZIP: 68643
(402) 487-3301
Primary
Total Enrollment 112
Leigh High School
310 Short St, Po Box 98
ZIP: 68643
(402) 487-2228
High
Total Enrollment 71
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