For population 25 years and over in Leigh:
For population 15 years and over in Leigh village:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,265 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (68.4 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (492.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Clarkson, NE (2.5 miles ), Creston, NE (2.5 miles ), Howells, NE (3.5 miles ), Humphrey, NE (3.6 miles ), Madison, NE (3.8 miles ), Tarnov, NE (3.9 miles) , Lakeview, NE (4.0 miles ), Stanton, NE (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.70 N, Longitude: 97.24 W
Area code: 402
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-1.3%).
Work and jobs in Leigh: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Leigh, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leigh-area historical tornado activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Leigh village center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Leigh-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 6.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from Leigh center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Colfax County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Leigh:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leigh:
Public high school in Leigh:
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Public elementary/middle school in Leigh:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Leigh and their reported violations in the past:LEIGH, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 447, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.2%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Leigh compared to Nebraska state average:
Banks with branches in Leigh (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Leigh village (based on Colfax County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Leigh government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
Leigh government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):
Leigh government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
5.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,069 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:
7.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,220 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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Leigh fatal accident list:
Aug 14, 1988 07:45 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 675
Total average daily truck traffic: 50
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 875
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Leigh)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.