For population 25 years and over in Leesburg:
For population 15 years and over in Leesburg town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $517 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (59.7 miles , pop. 158,216).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (75.3 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Sand Rock, AL (1.9 miles ), Centre, AL (2.4 miles ), Collinsville, AL (2.8 miles ), Lookout Mountain, AL (3.1 miles ), Cedar Bluff, AL (3.2 miles ), Turkeytown, AL (3.3 miles ), Gaylesville, AL (3.7 miles) , Wills Valley, AL (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 85.77 W
Area code: 256
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Crime rate in Leesburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +196 (+32.5%).
Work and jobs in Leesburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Leesburg, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leesburg-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 246% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Leesburg town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the town center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Leesburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from Leesburg center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from Leesburg center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.leesburg.al.org
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.1%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Leesburg compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Leesburg (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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Leesburg government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,456 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,802 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Leesburg, Alabama:See more detailed statistics of Leesburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,419,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,970
Total average daily truck traffic: 745
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,140
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leesburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leesburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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