AL

National Population : 333,590,059
Alabama State Population : 5,207,608

About Leighton, AL

Leighton, AL is located in Colbert County in the state of Alabama.

The total City Population for Leighton is about 756 with about 135 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 4,635.

The Average Home Value is $100,700.00, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Home Value of $115,084.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 47% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $42,028.00, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $43,882.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 27% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Leighton is about 13.2%.

Alabama is ranked #49 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 10.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Colbert County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 56.55% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.86%
Democratic: 29.92%
Other: 1.22%


Nearby Locations

Town Creek, AL (8.41 mi.)
Sheffield, AL (9.82 mi.)
Tuscumbia, AL (10.10 mi.)
Saint Florian, AL (11.35 mi.)
Florence, AL (11.35 mi.)
Courtland, AL (13.08 mi.)
N Courtland, AL (13.08 mi.)
Killen, AL (14.97 mi.)
Rogersville, AL (15.85 mi.)
Mount Hope, AL (16.71 mi.)
Russellville, AL (18.06 mi.)
Littleville, AL (18.06 mi.)
Lexington, AL (19.20 mi.)
Hillsboro, AL (19.30 mi.)
Moulton, AL (19.47 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 35646
Latitude : 34.668356
Longitude : -87.530076
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 577 ft.
Area Code(s) : 256

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.44
Male Population Estimate : 48.41%
Female Population Estimate : 51.59%
Median Age : 43.2
Male Median Age : 42.3
Female Median Age : 44.1

White Population Estimate : 73.18%
Black Population Estimate : 24.64%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.74%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 2.03%
Other Population Estimate : 1.60%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Leighton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Colbert County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Colbert County: About 400 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Colbert County is about 25% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 28% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.