Leighton, Alabama

Population In Leighton, Alabama

Population789

In terms of political views, the Leighton population skews Republican. The top religion in Leighton is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Leighton, Alabama

  • Singles in Leighton 45.9%
  • Married Couples in Leighton 54.1%

Age Groups of People Living in Leighton, Alabama

  • 18 to 24 year olds 8.0%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 20.5%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 34.5%
  • 65+ year olds 22.8%

Race Diversity in Leighton, Alabama

The Race Diversity score in Leighton, Alabama is 18.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 0.0%
  • Whites 77.1%
  • Black or African Americans 21.2%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.8%
  • Asians 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 0.4%
  • Other 0.4%

The Religion of people living in Leighton, Alabama

The primary religious affiliation in Leighton, Alabama is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Leighton, Alabama is 4.2Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant66.8%
Catholic2.6%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.0%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.0%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion30.6%

Industry and Occupation in Leighton, Alabama

The top industry present in Leighton, Alabama is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 34.0 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 14.8% work in Service occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Leighton, Alabama is 68.3.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.6%
  • Construction 12.5%
  • Manufacturing 17.0%
  • Wholesale trade 2.3%
  • Retail trade 7.2%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 5.7%
  • Information 1.0%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 4.2%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 6.3%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 20.4%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 10.0%
  • Other services, except public administration 4.3%
  • Public administration 7.3%

The Occupation Diversity score in Leighton, Alabama is 82.5.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 34.0%
  • Service occupations 14.8%
  • Sales and office occupations 14.8%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 16.6%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 19.8%

Average Educational level of people living in Leighton,Alabama

43.5% of residents in Leighton, Alabama have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 38.9% of residents in Leighton, Alabama hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Leighton, Alabama is 65.3.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 15.9%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 40.6%
  • Some college or associate's degree 27.2%
  • Bachelor's degree 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree 8.5%