Leesburg, Florida Population 2024

31,716

Leesburg is a city located in Lake County Florida. Leesburg has a 2024 population of 31,716. Leesburg is currently growing at a rate of 4.17% annually and its population has increased by 17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,107 in 2020.

The average household income in Leesburg is $60,248 with a poverty rate of 18.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leesburg is 43.6 years, 41.7 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Leesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 62.92%
  • Black or African American: 20.58%
  • Two or more races: 10.49%
  • Other race: 4.66%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
36.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
866.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17% (4,609)
The current population of Leesburg, Florida is 31,716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,107.

Leesburg, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,13162.92%
Black or African American5,60320.58%
Two or more races2,85710.49%
Other race1,2684.66%
Asian3531.3%
Native American140.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Leesburg Population by Race

Leesburg Population Pyramid 2024

Leesburg Median Age

43.6

Total

41.7

Male

44.9

Female

Leesburg Adults

There are 21,768 adults, (7,476 of whom are seniors) in Leesburg.

Leesburg Age Dependency

90.5

Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesburg Sex Ratio

Female14,22452.24%
Male13,00247.76%

Leesburg Population by Age

Leesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,3512.3555.644.4
Married4,8442.9773.326.7
Non Family4,1881.2251.348.7
Female1,8463.1725.974.1
Male4732.632971
showing: 5 rows

2.94

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leesburg Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.67%.

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,836

Average Earnings

$31,814

Average Male

$27,594

Average Female

Leesburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leesburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leesburg Language

81.43% of Leesburg residents speak only English, while 18.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.53% of the population.

Leesburg Language

Leesburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,0212,26917.43%
Hispanic6,8741,36319.83%
Black5,5131,11820.28%
Multiple2,8291766.22%
Other1,240655.24%
Native1414100%
Asian35371.98%
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18.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.63%

Male Poverty Rate

21.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Asian, with 1.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.04%.

Leesburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.95%
Some College15.11%
High School15.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%
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Leesburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.94%
Male Unemployed32.13%
Female Employed10.78%
Male Employed5.65%
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Leesburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leesburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leesburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Leesburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leesburg 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.

Leesburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leesburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,872

Number of Veterans

1,657

Male Veterans

215

Female Veterans

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Leesburg Veterans by War

count

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Leesburg Veterans by Age

count

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Leesburg Veterans by Race

Leesburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.6%

Labor Force Participation

44.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Leesburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leesburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leesburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

41.23%

Born in Leesburg

89.96%

Native Born

10.04%

Foreign Born

5.27%

Non Citizen

4.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.96% of Leesburg residents were born in the United States, with 41.23% having been born in Florida. 5.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leesburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938,0611,2693.45%
202836,7921,2693.57%
202735,5231,2693.7%
202634,2541,2693.85%
202532,9851,2694%
202431,7161,2694.17%
202330,4471,2694.35%
202229,1781,2694.55%
202127,9098022.96%
202027,1073,44414.55%
201923,6635082.19%
201823,1555202.3%
201722,6354271.92%
201622,2084231.94%
201521,7854201.97%
201421,3653731.78%
201320,9922321.12%
201220,7601880.91%
201120,5721560.76%
201020,4164,46027.95%
200015,9561,0537.07%
199014,9031,71212.98%
198013,1911,32211.14%
197011,8696976.24%
196011,1723,77751.08%
19507,3952,70857.78%
19404,68757413.96%
19304,113
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Leesburg Population by Year