Leesburg, Florida Population 2022

28,376
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Leesburg is a city located in Lake County Florida. With a 2020 population of 28,376, it is the 145th largest city in Florida and the 1613th largest city in the United States. Leesburg is currently growing at a rate of 2.48% annually and its population has increased by 5.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,000 in 2020. Spanning over 40 miles, Leesburg has a population density of 775 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leesburg is $51,425 with a poverty rate of 20.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $926 per month, and the median house value is $160,000. The median age in Leesburg is 40 years, 36.7 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Leesburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leesburgwas:

  • White: 66.84%
  • Black or African American: 22.86%
  • Two or more races: 7.31%
  • Asian: 1.94%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Leesburg, Florida is 28,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,000.

Leesburg, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Leesburg Population by Race

Leesburg Population Pyramid 2022

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Leesburg Median Age

42.3


Total

40.2


Male

44.4


Female

Leesburg Adults

There are 18,199 adults, (5,900 of whom are seniors) in Leesburg.

Leesburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesburg Sex Ratio

Female

12,164

52.56%

Male

10,978

47.44%

Leesburg Population by Age

Leesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leesburg Household Types

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leesburg Households and Families

3.14

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Leesburg Households by Type

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Leesburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 34.34%.

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

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$25,843

Average Earnings

$30,873

Average Male

$23,703

Average Female

Leesburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leesburg Language by Age

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Leesburg Language

81.89% of Leesburg residents speak only English, while 18.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.73% of the population.

Leesburg Language

Leesburg Poverty by Race

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20.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.94%

Male Poverty Rate

24.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Black, with 31.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Multiple, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.36%.

Leesburg Poverty

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Leesburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Leesburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leesburg Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Leesburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Leesburg Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Leesburg Marital Status by Race

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Leesburg Marital Status

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1,638

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Leesburg Veterans by War

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Leesburg Veterans by Age

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Leesburg Veterans by Race

Leesburg Veterans by Education

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6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesburg Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Leesburg Employment by Age

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Leesburg Employment by Race

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Leesburg 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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41.50%

Born in Leesburg

89.10%

Native Born

10.90%

Foreign Born

5.64%

Non Citizen

5.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.10% of Leesburg residents were born in the United States, with 41.50% having been born in Florida. 5.64% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Leesburg Population by Year