Population density (sq mi)2,0305791
Median age37.438.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%44%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Leighton is 3462% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Leighton is 2% lower than Iowa
  • In Leighton 92.23% of the population is White
  • In Leighton 0.00% of the population is Black
  • In Leighton 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Leighton, IA Demographics


      Leighton population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race7.77%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Leighton, 0.0% 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, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).