Population density (sq mi)9499791
Median age35.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%40%43%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Leighton is 878% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Leighton is 8% lower than Alabama
  • In Leighton 50.32% of the population is White
  • In Leighton 45.72% of the population is Black
  • In Leighton 0.43% of the population is Asian

Compare Leighton, AL Demographics


      Leighton population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race2.36%1.76%3.06%
      Other race1.18%1.28%4.75%
      In Leighton, 4.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Leighton age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Leighton, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).