Leeds, Alabama Population 2021

12,020
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Leeds is a city located in Jefferson County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 12,020, it is the 57th largest city in Alabama and the 2721st largest city in the United States . Leeds is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually but its population has increased by 2.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,773 in 2010. Leeds reached it's highest population of 12,050 in 2018. Spanning over 23 miles, Leeds has a population density of 535 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leeds is $81,746 with a poverty rate of 8.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $877 per month, and the median house value is $160,500. The median age in Leeds is 36.9 years, 35.1 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Leeds Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leeds was:

  • White: 78.79%
  • Black or African American: 18.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.40%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Leeds, Alabama is 12,020 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,050.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,773.

Leeds, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,92878.79%
Black or African American2,33418.52%
Two or More Races1761.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.67%
Some Other Race640.51%
Asian80.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.05%
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Leeds Population by Race

Leeds Population Pyramid $2021

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Leeds Median Age

36.9


Total

35.1


Male

40.5


Female

Leeds Adults

There are 9,292 adults, (2,004 of whom are seniors) in Leeds.

Leeds Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Leeds Sex Ratio

Female

5,987

47.52%

Male

6,613

52.48%

Leeds Population by Age

Leeds Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leeds Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All80%20%
Non Family73.5%26.5%
Female65.1%34.9%
Male63.7%36.3%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leeds Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7922.6380
Married2,6183.2588
Non Family1,4041.1973.5
Female5583.1565.1
Male2123.1763.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Leeds Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2803.22%
9th to 12th Grade5316.11%
High School Graduate2,18525.15%
Some College2,02123.26%
Associates Degree1,04011.97%
Bachelors Degree1,67819.31%
Graduate Degree95310.97%
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Leeds Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leeds Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,7536,0842,147
Black1,4791,337335
Hispanic27327360
2+ Races13113136
Native American707050
Other Race2828
Asian88
Islander663

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 71.43%.

Leeds Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,782$49,519$37,115
Less Than 9th Grade$26,750$29,667$13,906
High School Graduate$32,259$34,769$28,505
Some College$43,254$43,795$42,468
Bachelors Degree$52,477$70,750$37,888
Graduate Degree$57,313$58,045$56,094

$42,782

Average Earnings

$49,519

Average Male

$37,115

Average Female

Leeds Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leeds Language by Age

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Leeds Language

95.68% of Leeds residents speak only English, while 4.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.47% of the population.

Leeds Language

Leeds Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5367037.37%
Black2,33426111.18%
Hispanic475459.47%
Other643656.25%
Multiple1761910.80%
Native84910.71%
Islander6350.00%

8.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.02%

Male Poverty Rate

8.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leeds

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leeds is Other, with 56.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leeds is White, with 7.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.82%.

Leeds Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.03%
Some College7.68%
High School5.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.91%

Leeds Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.87%
Female Unemployed19.15%
Female Employed4.85%
Male Employed3.56%

Leeds Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leeds Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,863$81,746
Families$75,232$91,952
Married Families$86,466-
Non Families$34,375$54,508
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Income by Household Type

Leeds Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Leeds Married by Age and Sex

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Leeds Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Leeds Marital Status by Race

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Leeds Marital Status

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714

Number of Veterans

633

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
Second Gulf War172
First Gulf War149
Korea68
World War II

Leeds Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+206
55 to 64147
65 to 74137
35 to 54117
18 to 34107

Leeds Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3885.21%
Black21913.84%
2+ Races5134.23%
Native American4564.29%
Hispanic328.77%
Asian8100.00%
Islander350.00%

Leeds Veterans by Race

Leeds Veterans by Education

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7.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leeds Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leeds Employment by Age

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Leeds Employment by Race

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Leeds Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.21%

Born in Leeds

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

2.97%

Non Citizen

0.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.60% of Leeds residents were born in the United States, with 71.21% having been born in Alabama. 2.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leeds Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,020-10-0.08%
202012,030-10-0.08%
201912,040-10-0.08%
201812,050180.15%
201712,032830.69%
201611,949170.14%
201511,93270.06%
201411,925250.21%
201311,900460.39%
201211,854340.29%
201111,820270.23%
201011,7931,3381.21%
200010,4554460.44%
199010,0091,3711.48%
19808,6381,6472.14%
19706,9918291.27%
19606,1622,8566.42%
19503,3063961.28%
19402,9103811.41%
19302,5290.00%

Leeds Population by Year