Living in Leesburg, FL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Leesburg SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
7

Leesburg, FL Crime Report

1,389
Total Crimes
6,031.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
134.84%
Above National Average

Leesburg, FL Cost Of Living

87
Leesburg's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Leesburg, Florida Info Snack

Leesburg is a city in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 15,956 at the 2000 census. As of 2005, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 19,086. Leesburg is located in central Florida, between Lake Harris and Lake Griffin, at the head of the Oklawaha River system. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. Leesburg is the home of Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) with campuses also in Clermont, Florida and Sumterville. It is also the home of Beacon College.
Population
22,243
Unemployment
9.5%
Poverty
25.3%
Median Home
$139,700
Median Income
$36,191
Median Rent
$883

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Map Of Leesburg, FL

Population over time in Leesburg

Year Population % Change
2017 22,243 1.8%
2016 21,853 1.3%
2015 21,570 1.7%
2014 21,209 1.4%
2013 20,915 1.4%
2012 20,627 0.8%
2011 20,463 1.2%
2010 20,230 0.5%
2009 20,138 -
Crime/100k Leesburg FL USA
Violent Crime 759.9 384.9 368.9
Murder 4.3 5.2 5.0
Robbery 134.6 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 521.1 260.8 246.8
Property Crime 5271.6 2281.8 2199.5
Burglary 807.7 337.7 376.0
Larceny 4090.5 1750.8 1594.6
Car Theft 373.4 193.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Leesburg

White
51.9% (11,553)
African American
26.2% (5,828)
American Indian
0.2% (55)
Asian
1.2% (257)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (4)
Two Or More
2.1% (462)
Hispanic
18.4% (4,084)
Race Leesburg FL USA
White 51.9% 54.4% 61.1%
African American 26.2% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.4% 25.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Leesburg, Florida

Less than $10,000
12.6% (281,221)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.0% (200,981)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (305,166)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (278,419)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (321,468)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (398,397)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (224,416)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.5% (145,195)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (44,322)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (24,708)
Income Leesburg FL USA
Less than $10,000 12.6% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.0% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 10.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.5% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 4.8% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 5.4% 7.0%

Gender in Leesburg

Female
54.4% (12,095)
Male
45.6% (10,148)
Gender Leesburg FL USA
Female 54.4% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 45.6% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Leesburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (889)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (2,446)
High School / GED
38.0% (8,452)
Some College
22.0% (4,893)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,001)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (2,446)
Master's Degree
4.0% (889)
Professional Degree
1.0% (222)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Leesburg FL USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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