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Demographics Analysis

The people of Leighton Town, Alabama give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 9 years : 15

10 to 14 years : 3

15 to 17 years : 5

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 12

25 to 29 years : 11

30 to 34 years : 14

35 to 39 years : 47

40 to 44 years : 20

45 to 49 years : 15

50 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 3

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 2

70 to 74 years : 3

75 to 79 years : 7

80 to 84 years : 2

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 16

5 to 9 years : 26

10 to 14 years : 16

15 to 17 years : 5

18 and 19 years : 4

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 39

25 to 29 years : 9

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 16

40 to 44 years : 52

45 to 49 years : 26

50 to 54 years : 16

55 to 59 years : 44

60 and 61 years : 1

62 to 64 years : 9

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 6

70 to 74 years : 6

75 to 79 years : 6

80 to 84 years : 17

85 years and over : 15


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 415

Multiple ancestry : 30

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 5

Ancestry not reported : 153


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 591

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 4

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 31

5 to 17 years : 70

18 to 24 years : 60

25 to 34 years : 34

35 to 44 years : 135

45 to 54 years : 71

55 to 59 years : 75

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 50

75 years and over : 50

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 24

5 to 17 years : 59

18 to 24 years : 43

25 to 34 years : 17

35 to 44 years : 100

45 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 68

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 27

75 years and over : 41

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 14

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 35

45 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 23

75 years and over : 9

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 4

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 5

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 167

Female : 291

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 87

Female : 46

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 4

Foreign born:

Male : 8

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 257

Born in other state in the United States : 79

Native: born outside the United States : 4

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 76

Now married, except separated : 190

Divorced : 60

Separated : 17

Widowed : 42

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 42

Now married, except separated : 44

Divorced : 12

Separated : 14

Widowed : 3

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Speak only English : 572


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Leighton Town, Alabama

  • Other Groups: 416   (66.3%)
  • United States Or American: 98   (15.6%)
  • English: 31   (4.9%)
  • Irish: 30   (4.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 18   (2.9%)
  • Scottish: 5   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.6%)
  • European: 4   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.6%)
  • British: 3   (0.5%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.3%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 2   (0.3%)
  • German Russian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.3%)
  • German: 2   (0.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Leighton Town, Alabama is 603



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Leighton Town, Alabama: 262
Female Population in Leighton Town, Alabama: 341


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Leighton Town, Alabama: 41.5
Median Female Resident Age in Leighton Town, Alabama: 43.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Leighton Town, Alabama


White


Both sexes

47.3

Male

45.1

Female

48.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

45.7

Male

44.7

Female

46.6

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.5

Male

36.5

Female

60.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.5

Male

0.0

Female

37.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

17.8

Male

17.8

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.5

Male

31.3

Female

17.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

29.5

Male

29.5

Female

0.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.3

Male

45.1

Female

48.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Leighton Town, Alabama


  • White: 340
  • African American: 252
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 11



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Leighton Town, Alabama citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Leighton Town, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (2.97%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (6.32%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 19   (7.06%)
  • 9th Grade: 27   (10.04%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (3.35%)
  • 11th Grade: 35   (13.01%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 5   (1.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 62   (23.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 17   (6.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 28   (10.41%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (2.23%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 23   (8.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (1.86%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (1.12%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (1.86%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (1.6%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (1.28%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (1.92%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 24   (7.69%)
  • 9th Grade: 26   (8.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 33   (10.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 23   (7.37%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 26   (8.33%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 111   (35.58%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 11   (3.53%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 21   (6.73%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (2.56%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 6   (1.92%)
  • Master's Degree: 6   (1.92%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.64%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Leighton Town, Alabama

  • Leighton Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 8100 Old Highway 20, Leighton, AL 35646, Phone: (256) 446-8351, Students: 331 )

  • Hatton Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 2130 Hatton School Rd, Leighton, AL 35646, Phone: (256) 446-5679, Students: 317 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Leighton Town, Alabama

  • Colbert County High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 2200 High School St, Leighton, AL 35646, Phone: (256) 446-8214, Students: 574 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Leighton Town, Alabama

  • Leighton Public Library


    8740 Main Street, Leighton, AL 35646

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Leighton Town, Alabama


  • Coast Guard Historical Society


    2050 Oak Street, Leighton, AL 35646

  • Lagrange Living Historical Association


    Po Box 306, Leighton, AL 35646

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Leighton Town, Alabama affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Leighton Town, Alabama.

Area Features of Leighton Town, Alabama


Basin


(1) Bugger Bottom  

Bridge


(1) Buck Bridge   (2) Town Creek Bridge  

Building


(1) Brick - Hatton Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Leighton City Police Department   (3) Leighton Volunteer Fire Department   (4) White Oak Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Bethel Cemetery   (2) Blythe Memorial Cemetery   (3) Brickhouse Cemetery   (4) Cal Cemetery   (5) Carter Cemetery   (6) Childers Cemetery   (7) Davenport Cemetery   (8) Dillahunty Cemetery   (9) Ebenezer Cemetery   (10) Faircloth Cemetery   (11) Foster Cemetery   (12) Gargis Cemetery   (13) Glendale Cemetery   (14) Hennigan Cemetery   (15) Lagrange Cemetery   (16) Leigh Cemetery   (17) Madding Cemetery   (18) Mathews Cemetery   (19) Mayers Cemetery   (20) Midway Cemetery   (21) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (22) Peden Cemetery   (23) Perkins Cemetery   (24) Preuit Cemetery   (25) Rand Cemetery   (26) Shaw Cemetery   (27) Sheffield Cemetery   (28) Stanley Cemetery   (29) Wilson Cemetery  

Church


(1) Abbie Baptist Church   (2) Bethel Colbert Missionary Baptist Church   (3) Blythe Memorial Church   (4) Ebenezer Church Historical   (5) Faith Tabernacle   (6) Fennel Memorial United Methodist Church   (7) Ford City Church   (8) Galilee Church   (9) Glendale Presbyterian Church Historical   (10) Lagrange Church   (11) Macedonia Church   (12) Mount New Home Baptist Church   (13) Mount Pleasant Baptist Church   (14) Mount Stanley Baptist Church Historical   (15) New Sockwell Church   (16) Old Brick Presbyterian Church   (17) Saint James Memorial Church   (18) Saint James Missionary Baptist Church   (19) Shady Grove Church Historical   (20) Shady Grove United Methodist Church  

Civil


(1) Leighton Division   (2) Town Of Leighton  

Flat


(1) Abernathy Bottom  

Island


(1) Eagle Island Historical   (2) Hog Island Historical  

Lake


(1) Blue Pond   (2) Brush Pond   (3) Burney Pond   (4) Crutch Pond   (5) Gnat Pond   (6) Horselot Pond   (7) Johnson Lake   (8) Mississippi Pond   (9) Nichols Pond   (10) Poplar Pond Historical   (11) Riley Pond   (12) Sink Pond   (13) Winston Quarters Pond  

Locale


(1) Eagle Bar Historical   (2) Jarman House Plantation Historical   (3) Jones Hunting And Fishing Club   (4) Pullems Mill Historical   (5) Town Creek Marina   (6) Winston Quarters  

Park


(1) Lagrange College Monument  

Pillar


(1) Sand Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Bethel   (2) Campbell Settlement Historical   (3) Fosters Mill   (4) Hatton   (5) La Grange Historical   (6) Leighton   (7) Lennon Hill   (8) Midway   (9) Section   (10) Shady Grove Historical   (11) Underwood Crossroads   (12) Whiteoak  

Post Office


(1) Brickville Post Office Historical   (2) La Grange Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Bethel School Historical   (2) Brick Elementary School   (3) Colbert County High School   (4) Ebenezer School Historical   (5) Hatton Elementary School   (6) Hennigan School Historical   (7) La Grange College Historical   (8) Leighton Elementary School   (9) Leighton Middle School   (10) Macedonia School Historical   (11) Midway School   (12) Mount Pleasant School Historical   (13) Mount Stanley School Historical   (14) Newfound School Historical   (15) Saint James School Historical   (16) Shady Grove School Historical   (17) Sockwell School Historical   (18) State Hill School Historical   (19) Whiteoak School Historical  

Spring


(1) Baker Bubbling Spring   (2) College Spring   (3) Mint Spring   (4) Pruitt Spring   (5) Pullem Spring   (6) Sand Spring   (7) Shegog Spring   (8) Spout Spring  

Stream


(1) Meadow Branch   (2) Midway Branch   (3) North Fork Kittikaski Branch   (4) Shaw Branch   (5) South Fork Kittikaski Branch   (6) Town Creek  

Summit


(1) Kent Mountain  

Swamp


(1) Tupelo Bottoms  

Valley


(1) Campbell Hollow   (2) Gargis Hollow   (3) Kent Hollow   (4) No Head Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Leighton Town, Alabama

35646 (pop. 4,998)


Cities Nearby Leighton Town, Alabama

Leighton Town, AL  (pop. 603) 0.0 Miles
Leighton Ccd, AL  (pop. 8,560) 0.5 Miles
Town Creek Town, AL  (pop. 1,114) 7.2 Miles
Muscle Shoals City, AL  (pop. 12,803) 7.7 Miles
Tri-cities Ccd, AL  (pop. 33,829) 8.8 Miles
Tuscumbia City, AL  (pop. 8,220) 10.0 Miles
Sheffield City, AL  (pop. 9,110) 10.2 Miles
Town Creek-courtland Ccd, AL  (pop. 4,610) 10.9 Miles
Littleville Town, AL  (pop. 1,025) 11.1 Miles
Killen Town, AL  (pop. 1,157) 11.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Leighton Town, Alabama

256



Elevation in Leighton Town, Alabama is 564.0 ft. (172.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Leighton Town, Alabama

Lat: 34.699642 N        Long: -87.530699 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Leighton Town, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Leighton Town, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 16   (5.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 6   (2.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 15   (5.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 36   (13.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 55   (20.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 41   (15.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 20   (7.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 21   (7.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 7   (2.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 29   (10.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 19   (7.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 143

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 51

In 3-person carpool : 3

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 35

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 7

5 to 9 minutes : 48

10 to 14 minutes : 21

15 to 19 minutes : 50

20 to 24 minutes : 28

25 to 29 minutes : 14

30 to 34 minutes : 22

35 to 39 minutes : 23

40 to 44 minutes : 2

45 to 59 minutes : 11

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 6


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 94

No Social Security income : 211


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

With retirement income : 60

No retirement income : 245


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $74,999 : 13

$75,000 to $99,999 : 10

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $30,074


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Leighton Town, Alabama

  • WEUV (1190 AM; 2.5 kW; Moulton, AL; Owner: Hundley Batts, Sr. & Virginia Caples)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Muscle Shoals, AL; Owner: Benny Carle Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WBTG (1290 AM; 1.0 kW; Muscle Shoals, AL; Owner: Slatton & Associates Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WSBM (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Florence, AL; Owner: Big River Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WZZA (1410 AM; 0.5 kW; Sheffield, AL; Owner: Muscle Shoals Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLAY (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Muscle Shoals, AL; Owner: Urban Radio Licenses, Llc)
  • WKAX (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Russellville, AL; Owner: Pilati)
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Muscle Shoals, AL; Owner: Urban Radio Licenses, Llc)
  • WJHX (620 AM; 5.0 kW; Lexington, AL; Owner: Bar Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WGOL (920 AM; 1.0 kW; Russellville, AL; Owner: Pilati Investments Corp.)

FM Radio Stations Near Leighton Town, Alabama

  • WMXV (101.5 FM; Killen, AL; Owner: Urban Radio Licenses, Llc)
  • WMXV (101.5 FM; Saint Joseph, TN; Owner: Urban Radio Licenses, Llc)
  • WWFA (102.7 FM; Leighton, AL; Owner: Flinn Jr, George S)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; Danville, AL; Owner: Hundley Batts, Sr. & Virginia Caples)
  • WLAY-FM (103.5 FM; Tuscumbia, AL; Owner: Urban Radio Licenses, Llc)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; Tuscumbia, AL; Owner: Urban Radio Licenses, Llc)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; Sheffield, AL; Owner: Slatton & Associates Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; Tuscumbia, AL; Owner: Big River Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; Russellville, AL; Owner: University Of Alabama)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; Florence, AL; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Hillsboro, AL; Owner: Centro Comunitario Juvenil Mahanaim, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Moulton, AL; Owner: Community Information And Education Radio,inc)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Mount Hope, AL; Owner: Decatur Educational Association)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Trinity, AL; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Anderson, AL; Owner: Southern Cultural Foundation)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Hillsboro, AL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Trinity, AL; Owner: Way-fm Media Group, Inc)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; Tuscumbia, AL; Owner: Tri-state Inspirational Broadcasting)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; Rogersville, AL; Owner: Shoals Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; Lexington, AL; Owner: Big River Broadcasting Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Leighton Town, Alabama

  • WYLE (Channel 26; Russellville, AL; Owner: Etc Communications Inc.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; Russellville, AL; Owner: Alabama Educational Television Commission)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Leighton Town, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 13  (8.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 26  (16.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 21  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (12.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 16  (13.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 14  (12.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 37  (31.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (2.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 120 Farms In Leighton Town, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Leighton Town, Alabama

Bank Independent - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 26

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Leighton Town, Alabama

  • Northwest Alabama Regional


    (about 5.5 miles in Muscle Shoals, Alabama; Airport Code: MSL)

  • Pryor Field Regional


    (about 33.4 miles in Tanner, Alabama; Airport Code: DCU)

  • Lawrenceburg-Lawrence County


    (about 40.0 miles in Ethridge, Tennessee; Airport Code: LWF)

  • Abernathy Field


    (about 41.3 miles in Pulaski, Tennessee; Airport Code: TN4)

  • Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field


    (about 43.2 miles in Huntsville, Alabama; Airport Code: HSV)

  • Marion County


    (about 47.5 miles in Hamilton, Alabama; Airport Code: HAB)

  • Redstone AAF


    (about 48.1 miles in Huntsville, Alabama; Airport Code: HUA)

  • Madison County Executive/Tom Sharp Jr. Field


    (about 56.3 miles in Meridianville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Leighton Town, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.46%

Carpooled

20.82%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.12%

Other Means

2.60%

Worked At Home

0.0%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Leighton Town, Alabama, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 116

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 10

Female householder, no husband present : 41

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 129

Householder not living alone : 9


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 298


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 103

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 64

Renter-occupied housing units : 74


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 33

$10,000 to $14,999 : 32

$15,000 to $19,999 : 69

$20,000 to $24,999 : 30

$25,000 to $29,999 : 41

$30,000 to $34,999 : 23

$35,000 to $39,999 : 19

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 19

$60,000 to $74,999 : 13

$75,000 to $99,999 : 10

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Total : 405


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Occupied : 305

Vacant : 100


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 9

Built 1990 to 1999 : 69

Built 1980 to 1989 : 47

Built 1970 to 1979 : 28

Built 1960 to 1969 : 56

Built 1950 to 1959 : 52

Built 1940 to 1949 : 104

Built 1939 or earlier : 40


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Utility gas : 105

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 37

Electricity : 149

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 14

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 36

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 16

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 21

$60,000 to $69,999 : 25

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 5

$150,000 to $174,999 : 8

$175,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 to $249,999 : 3

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 3

Home equity loan only : 10

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 73

Housing units without a mortgage : 117


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Leighton Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $61,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $5,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $127,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $53,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $63,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $46,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $38,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $47,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Leighton Town, Alabama: 60.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Leighton Town, AL): $20,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Leighton Town): $48,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Leighton Town): $294
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Leighton Town, Alabama

Utility Gas: 36.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 11.7%
Electricity: 47.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Leighton Town, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Leighton Town, Alabama

Northwest Alabama Regional Home Care


     Address: 1000 South Jackson Highway, Sheffield, Alabama 35660
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Southern Rural Health Care


     Address: 508 St Clair Street Se, Russellville, Alabama 35653
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 3/26/1977

Northwest Home Health


     Address: 711 Hospital Drive Ne, Po Box 1147, Russellville, Alabama 35653
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/1/1998

Mid South Home Health Agency


     Address: 12521 Alabama Highway 157, Moulton, Alabama 35650
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/21/1986

Lawrence County Home Care


     Address: 13299 Alabama Highway 157, P O Box 308, Moulton, Alabama 35650
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/5/1988

Hospitals Close To Leighton Town, Alabama

Shoals Hospital


     Address: 201 West Avalon Avenue, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Helen Keller Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1300 South Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, Alabama 35660
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 205 Marengo Street, Florence, Alabama 35631
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Russellville Hospital


     Address: 15155 Highway 43, Russellville, Alabama 35653
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Lawrence Medical Center


     Address: 202 Hospital Street, Moulton, Alabama 35650
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Leighton Town, Alabama

Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation For Muscle Sho


     Address: 200 Alabama Avenue, Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation - Tuscumbia


     Address: 813 Keller Lane, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 79
     Percent Occupied: 72%

Sunbridge Care & Rehabilitation - Shoals


     Address: 500 John Aldridge Drive, Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home


     Address: 2019 County Road 394, Killen, Alabama 35645
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Mitchell-hollingsworth Nursing


     Address: 805 Flagg Circle, Florence, Alabama 35631
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 216
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Leighton Town, Alabama

Name: Browns Ferry
Address: PO Box 2000; Decatur, AL 35602
Distance: 34 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Leighton Town, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 595
    Disabled Workers: 325
    Widowers Workers: 140
    Spouses Workers: 85
    Children Workers: 160


(updated 2007)



Colbert County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.28%
  • Bush & Cheney 55.10%
  • Other 0.62%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Leighton Town, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to Colbert County, AL

6.00 % of Colbert County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $35,094

Alabama Average 6.81 %

0.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $37,100

Alabama Average 0.14 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Colbert County, AL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Lauderdale County , AL 2.06 % ($33,370 AGI )
  • Franklin County , AL 0.64 % ($31,697 AGI )
  • Lawrence County , AL 0.27 % ($31,863 AGI )

Relocation away from Colbert County, AL

5.53 % of Colbert County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,881

Alabama Average 6.16 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Colbert County, AL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Lauderdale County , AL 2.14 % ($28,565 AGI )
  • Franklin County , AL 0.49 % ($29,085 AGI )
  • Madison County , AL 0.27 % ($32,115 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alabama

Low Bracket: $500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $3,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alabama

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Leighton Town, Alabama is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Leighton Town, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Leighton Town, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
Rape 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 1 0 0 0 n/a 4
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 121 0 0 0 n/a 552
Robbery 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 1 0 0 0 0 n/a 1
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 120 0 0 0 0 n/a 138
Assault 2 n/a n/a 0 n/a 1 7 7 0 0 0 n/a 3
    per 100,000 235 n/a n/a 0 n/a 119 839 845 0 0 0 n/a 414
Burglary 1 n/a n/a 0 n/a 3 7 6 5 4 7 n/a 15
    per 100,000 117 n/a n/a 0 n/a 356 839 725 605 481 955 n/a 2,072
Larceny Theft 2 n/a n/a 1 n/a 4 23 11 8 3 9 n/a 12
    per 100,000 235 n/a n/a 119 n/a 474 2,758 1,329 967 361 1,228 n/a 1,657
Vehicle Theft 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 1 2 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 119 240 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
Arson 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 2 8 4 3 2 4 n/a 7
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
0 n/a n/a 0 n/a 1 5 3 2 0 2 n/a 4


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



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