Leesburg, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 1,013 (30% urban, 70% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.8%
Males: 548  (54.2%)
Females: 465  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35983.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,328 (it was $34,779 in 2000)
Leesburg:

$51,328
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $31,972 (it was $15,583 in 2000)

Leesburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $168,677 (it was $65,400 in 2000)
Leesburg:

$168,677
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $208,501; detached houses: $237,267; mobile homes: $99,757; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $12,330

Median gross rent in 2019: $987.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leesburg: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.3%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Leesburg, AL (2019)
    • 93298.0%White alone
    • 60.6%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Hispanic

Races in Leesburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Leesburg, Alabama as of July 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leesburg is 237 to 1.


Crime rates in Leesburg by year

Type

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(97.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(98.8)
1
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(120.9)
1
(96.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(97.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(357.6)
8
(972.1)
3
(362.8)
8
(775.2)
4
(387.2)
9
(882.4)
5
(486.9)
5
(489.7)
2
(197.6)
3
(298.5)
3
(293.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(834.3)
17
(2,066)
6
(725.5)
17
(1,647)
18
(1,742)
16
(1,569)
12
(1,168)
10
(979.4)
14
(1,383)
18
(1,791)
13
(1,273)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
40
(4,768)
35
(4,253)
30
(3,628)
50
(4,845)
37
(3,582)
41
(4,020)
35
(3,408)
35
(3,428)
35
(3,458)
21
(2,090)
17
(1,665)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(357.6)
1
(121.5)
3
(362.8)
2
(193.8)
2
(193.6)
4
(392.2)
4
(389.5)
4
(391.8)
8
(790.5)
7
(696.5)
5
(489.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index349.2518.8333.7508.7358.2556.9541.4335.0614.6404.0283.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Leesburg, AL

Crime rate in Leesburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (15.3%), English (7.7%), Irish (5.8%), German (2.3%), Hungarian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 584 feet

Land area: 6.42 square miles.

Population density: 158 people per square mile   (very low).

Leesburg, Alabama map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $547 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $711 (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 ),
Ballplay, AL (3.0 miles ),
Coats Bend, AL (3.1 miles ),
Lookout Mountain, AL (3.1 miles ),
Cedar Bluff, AL (3.2 miles ),
Turkeytown, AL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 85.77 W

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Leesburg, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Leesburg, AL in 2019
Leesburg satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +196 (+32.5%).
Most common industries in Leesburg, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.3%)
  • Apparel (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Food (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.7%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Apparel (8.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.6%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Apparel (13.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.6%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Food (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Leesburg, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)

Average climate in Leesburg, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Leesburg, Alabama average temperatures Leesburg, Alabama average precipitation Leesburg, Alabama humidity Leesburg, Alabama wind speed Leesburg, Alabama snowfall Leesburg, Alabama sunshine Leesburg, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Leesburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 133% 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 significantly above Alabama state average. It is 112% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 22.9 miles away from Leesburg center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 100.9 miles away from Leesburg center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from Leesburg center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 151.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 123.1 miles away from Leesburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 11, Storms: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leesburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Leesburg:

  • CHEROKEE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CENTRE, AL)
  • CHEROKEE COUNTY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CENTRE, AL)
  • CHEROKEE COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CENTRE, AL)
  • CHEROKEE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; CENTRE, AL)
  • COLLINSVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, AL)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leesburg:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 19 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Snead State Community College (about 23 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 25 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 27 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 33 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Berry College (about 34 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 35 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Leesburg: Leesburg Industrial Park (A), Leesburg Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leesburg include: Cedar Hill Methodist Church (A), Yellow Creek Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mackey Cemetery (1), Cedar Hill Cemetery (2), Yellow Creek Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Leesburg: Leesburg Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cherokee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.9%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.6%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Leesburg (2011 data):

  • First Southern State Bank: Leesburg Branch at State Highway 68 And County Highway 44, branch established on 1973/11/26. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $331.3 mil, Deposits: $285.1 mil, headquarters in Stevenson, AL, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares Of Stevenson, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Leesburg:

Marital status in Leesburg, AL
  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Leesburg:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Leesburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leesburg, AL (based on Cherokee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,86562
Mainline Protestant1,59016
Other-1
None13,534-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Cherokee County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Cherokee County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.3%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

30.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cherokee County:

14.3%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Leesburg:

49.1%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.8%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leesburg:

20.9%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leesburg:

44.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Leesburg:

53.0%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leesburg, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,657$42,6280$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,736$28,4160$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,835$35,0103$1,668
Totals for Government 7$21,228$36,3913$1,668

Leesburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $219,000 ($216.19)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($105.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($81.93)
    General - Other: $61,000 ($60.22)
    General Public Buildings: $33,000 ($32.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($26.65)
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000 ($23.69)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($10.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($2.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($12.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $250,000 ($246.79)

Leesburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $183,000 ($180.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $720,000 ($710.76)
    Electric Utilities: $72,000 ($71.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $183,000 ($180.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.99)

Leesburg government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $335,000 ($330.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $277,000 ($273.45)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,000 ($57.26)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $30,000 ($29.62)
    Beginning: $18,000 ($17.77)

Leesburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $572,000 ($564.66)

5.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Etowah County, AL  0.93% ($34,139 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.78% ($31,583)
from DeKalb County, AL  0.77% ($34,627)


5.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Calhoun County, AL  0.77% ($34,695 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.77% ($31,356)
to DeKalb County, AL  0.68% ($31,942)

Businesses in Leesburg, AL

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Leesburg:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEIS (990 AM; 1 kW; CENTRE, AL; Owner: BAKER ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leesburg:

  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leesburg:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • Leesburg, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities25
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents44
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count11640
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17445
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3673
  • Fatalities12913
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28000
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1177
See more detailed statistics of Leesburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.3mTotal length
  • $18,034,000Total costs
  • 43,870Total average daily traffic
  • 5,156Total average daily truck traffic
  • 61,248Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leesburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Atop Lookout Mountain (Lat: 34.192306 Lon: -85.796361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPKX581,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.787 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/1997, Expiration Date: 09/08/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2007, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 34.186750 Lon: -85.755528, Call Sign: WPBM323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.200 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/12/2023, Registrant: Mccord Communications, Inc., 1508 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201, Phone: (256) 237-6697, Fax: (256) 237-6631, Email:
  • 405 Industrial Blvd (Lat: 34.183889 Lon: -85.763611), Call Sign: WPTB754, Licensee ID: L00373352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.937 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 451.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2021, Expiration Date: 08/23/2031, Certifier: John W Boyer, Registrant: Kth Leesburg Products LLC
  • TUCKER CHAPEL VALVE, Intersection Cr43 & Cr142 (Lat: 34.281639 Lon: -85.713194), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPXE879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.237 MHz, Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 03/19/2023, Certifier: Max L Hunter, Registrant: Northeast Alabama Water Sewer & Fire, 2412 Beck Industrial Blvd, Fort Payne, AL 35967, Phone: (256) 845-6186, Fax: (256) 845-7621, Email:
  • Lat: 34.196417 Lon: -85.764111, Call Sign: WQTZ636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.037 MHz, 457.037 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 456.512 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2014, Expiration Date: 05/13/2024, Certifier: Bobby Grimes, Registrant: Mccord Communications, Inc., 1508 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201, Phone: (256) 241-4722, Fax: (256) 237-6631, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (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:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leesburg)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 34 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Leesburg, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.7%), and Structure Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Leesburg, AL
    • 10855.7%Outside Fires
    • 6533.5%Structure Fires
    • 157.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 63.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leesburg, AL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leesburg, AL
  • 60.6%Electricity
  • 30.7%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leesburg, AL
  • 47.1%Electricity
  • 42.3%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%No fuel used


Leesburg compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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