Leeds, Alabama Population 2020

12,217

Leeds is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 12,217, it is the 57th largest city in Alabama and the 2680th largest city in the United States. Leeds is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually and its population has increased by 3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,773 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Leeds has a population density of 543 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leeds is $79,816 with a poverty rate of 10.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $848 per month, and the median house value is $158,900. The median age in Leeds is 39.3 years, 36.2 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.3 males.

Leeds Demographics

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

  • White: 82.38%
  • Black or African American: 15.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Leeds, Alabama is 12,217, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,053.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,773.

Leeds, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,17282.38%
Black or African American1,87715.20%
Two or More Races1541.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.67%
Some Other Race470.38%
Asian90.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.05%

Leeds Population Pyramid 2020

Leeds Median Age

39.3


Total

36.2


Male

41.1


Female

Leeds Adults

There are 9,255 adults, (1,945 of whom are seniors) in Leeds.

Leeds Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Leeds Sex Ratio

Female

6,016

48.72%

Male

6,332

51.28%

Leeds Households and Families

Leeds Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leeds Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family73%27%
Female56%44%
Male51.7%48.3%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7832.5877.7
Married2,6643.1286.3
Non Family1,4091.2273
Female5343.356
Male1763.0951.7

3.04

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leeds Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3764.37%
9th to 12th Grade5426.30%
High School Graduate2,33427.13%
Some College1,86721.70%
Associates Degree1,00011.62%
Bachelors Degree1,67119.42%
Graduate Degree8149.46%

Leeds Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9366,2672,098
Black1,195999227
Hispanic29824561
Multiple Races11911934
Native American676760
Other Race2020
Asian99
Islander665

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 89.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,172$48,926$36,216
Less Than High School$25,250$28,115$14,679
High School Grad$32,691$43,935$26,098
Some College$40,767$41,139$40,403
Bachelors Degree$57,250$68,155$41,346
Graduate Degree$55,966$57,017$53,872

$41,172

Average Earnings

$48,926

Average Male

$36,216

Average Female

Leeds Language

Leeds Language by Age

Leeds Language

94.33% of Leeds residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.89% of the population.

Leeds Poverty

Leeds Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,5837107.41%
Black1,87731616.84%
Hispanic64424337.73%
Other472757.45%
Multiple1482516.89%
Islander6583.33%

10.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.78%

Male Poverty Rate

10.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leeds

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leeds is Islander, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leeds is White, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.61%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.41%
Some College6.73%
High School5.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.84%
Male Unemployed8.33%
Female Employed3.66%
Male Employed3.62%

Leeds Income

Leeds Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,094$79,816
Families$72,694$89,141
Married Families$82,833-
Non Families$31,767$52,250

Leeds Marital Status

Leeds Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Leeds Married by Age and Sex

Leeds Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Leeds Marital Status by Race

Leeds Veterans

731

Number of Veterans

684

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War225
Vietnam210
First Gulf War149
Korea65
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White5136.62%
Black13410.53%
2 or More4132.03%
Indian2943.28%
Hispanic265.83%
Asian9100.00%
Hawaiian583.33%

$Leeds Veterans by Education

3.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leeds Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Leeds Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.16%

Born in Alabama

95.46%

Native Born

4.54%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.46% of Leeds residents were born in the United States, with 69.16% having been born in Alabama. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,217820.68%
201912,135820.68%
201812,053190.16%
201712,034820.69%
201611,952190.16%
201511,93370.06%
201411,926240.20%
201311,902510.43%
201211,851370.31%
201111,814180.15%
201011,7961,3411.21%
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%