Leighton 64 Average
Leighton Livability #590 ranked city in Iowa#13,615 ranked city in the USARanks better than 53% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Leighton

  • Cost Of Living

    Residents in this area benefit from an affordable cost of living. This includes goods and services, transportation, housing, utilities, groceries and healthcare.

  • Housing

    The housing category in this area boasts higher than average scores, likely influenced by a positive home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    It appears that many amenities may not be conveniently situated within walking distance, potentially necessitating the use of a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    Commuters in this area may experience longer-than-average work commute times due to limited public transportation access.

  • Health & Safety

    Factors like poor air quality and the absence of essential health-related facilities like hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and pharmacies could have played a role in the low score in this category.

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      Leighton transportation information

      Statistic Leighton Iowa National
      Average one way commute15min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.9%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool3.8%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.9%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home7.5%4.5%4.6%
      Source: The Leighton, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).