Leesburg, AL Population

By | May 17, 2019

Population: 799. Estimated population in July 2020: 820 (+2.6% change)
Males: 403 (50.4%), Females: 396 (49.6%)

Cherokee County

Zip code: 35983

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $34,779
Median house value: $93,600

Races in Leesburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)

Ancestries: United States (20.3%), Irish (13.0%), English (5.6%), German (4.4%), Dutch (1.8%), Italian (1.0%).

Elevation: 584 feet

Land area: 6.4 square miles

Map of Leesburg, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leesburg

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leesburg town

  • Never married: 13.4%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +196 (+32.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Leesburg:

  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER CHEROKEE (about 12 miles; CENTRE, AL)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; GADSDEN, AL)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; GADSDEN, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leesburg:

  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 42 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 45 miles; ROME, GA; Abbreviation: RMG)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 47 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Leesburg:

  • CENTRE MUNI (about 10 miles; CENTRE, AL; Abbreviation: C22)
  • ISBELL FIELD (about 20 miles; FORT PAYNE, AL; Abbreviation: 4A9)
  • GADSDEN MUNI (about 27 miles; GADSDEN, AL; Abbreviation: GAD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leesburg:

  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; GADSDEN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 63 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,241)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA (about 68 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,914)
  • CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Full-time enrollment: 4,821)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 72 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,795)