Leeds, AL Population

By | May 18, 2019

Population: 10,455. Estimated population in 2021: 11,053 (+5.7% change)
Males: 5,008 (47.9%), Females: 5,447 (52.1%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 35094

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $37,420
Median house value: $88,700

Races in Leeds:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.2%)
  • Black (15.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (18.7%), Irish (10.1%), English (9.3%), German (7.4%), Italian (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).

Elevation: 622 feet

Land area: 22.3 square miles

Map of Leeds, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leeds

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leeds city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +275 (+2.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Leeds:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leeds:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 14 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 36 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 49 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)

Other public-use airports nearest to Leeds:

  • ST CLAIR COUNTY (about 23 miles; PELL CITY, AL; Abbreviation: PLR)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 30 miles; ALABASTER, AL; Abbreviation: EET)
  • BESSEMER (about 31 miles; BESSEMER, AL; Abbreviation: EKY)

Amtrak station near Leeds:

  • 18 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leeds:

  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 26 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 37 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 39 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)

Schools

Public high school in Leeds:

  • LEEDS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 8404 WHITMIRE STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Leeds:

  • LEEDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 950 ASHVILLE ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LEEDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 1721 MOTON STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Leeds:

  • LEEDS JANE CULBRETH LIBRARY (Operating income: $320,587; Location: 802 PARKWAY DRIVE SE; 32,723 books; 1,182 audio materials; 1,849 video materials; 111 serial subscriptions)

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