Leesburg, Georgia Population 2020

3,068

Leesburg is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 3,068, it is the 198th largest city in Georgia and the 6175th largest city in the United States. Leesburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 5.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,896 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Leesburg has a population density of 622 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leesburg is $65,577 with a poverty rate of 22.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $976 per month, and the median house value is $117,400. The median age in Leesburg is 29.2 years, 25 years for males, and 34.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.4 males.

Leesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 65.69%
  • Black or African American: 28.87%
  • Asian: 2.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leesburg, Georgia is 3,068, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,030.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,896.

Leesburg, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,95965.69%
Black or African American86128.87%
Asian662.21%
Two or More Races591.98%
Some Other Race301.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.23%

Leesburg Population Pyramid 2020

Leesburg Median Age

29.2


Total

25


Male

34.2


Female

Leesburg Adults

There are 2,003 adults, (263 of whom are seniors) in Leesburg.

Leesburg Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,438

48.22%

Male

1,544

51.78%

Leesburg Households and Families

Leesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leesburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male69.9%30.1%
Married69.4%30.6%
All62%38%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female47.9%52.1%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9093.2262
Married4413.9469.4
Non Family2321.1855.6
Female1634.2347.9
Male733.0569.9

3.87

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leesburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.98%
9th to 12th Grade1619.89%
High School Graduate50430.96%
Some College40424.82%
Associates Degree23614.50%
Bachelors Degree18111.12%
Graduate Degree1267.74%

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1131,030180
Black41233992
Asian515120
Hispanic422121
Other Race309
Native American77

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 hispanic people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,689$45,850$33,472
Less Than High School$45,833$46,369$
High School Grad$31,406$46,250$23,667
Some College$37,824$43,750$30,625
Bachelors Degree$52,917$41,705$55,625
Graduate Degree$54,318$56,607$53,295

$40,689

Average Earnings

$45,850

Average Male

$33,472

Average Female

Leesburg Language

Leesburg Language by Age

Leesburg Language

96.23% of Leesburg residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Leesburg Poverty

Leesburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,89334118.01%
Black85630035.05%
Asian662030.30%
Multiple591016.95%

22.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.26%

Male Poverty Rate

20.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Black, with 35.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Multiple, with 16.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.37%
High School29.11%
Some College14.29%
Bachelors or Greater8.91%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed91.21%
Male Unemployed81.89%
Male Employed6.54%
Female Employed5.84%

Leesburg Income

Leesburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,570$65,577
Families$67,792$74,244
Married Families$74,712-
Non Families$28,542$36,430

Leesburg Marital Status

Leesburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Leesburg Married by Age and Sex

Leesburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Leesburg Marital Status by Race

Leesburg Veterans

255

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War106
First Gulf War103
Vietnam41
Korea23
World War II2
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5486
18 to 3467
65 to 7441
55 to 6441
75+20
Name Veterans % of Total
White16412.96%
Black8814.08%
Hispanic614.29%
Asian35.26%

$Leesburg Veterans by Education

20.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesburg Employment Status

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Leesburg 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

75.29%

Born in Georgia

96.51%

Native Born

3.49%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.51% of Leesburg residents were born in the United States, with 75.29% having been born in Georgia. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,068190.62%
20193,049190.63%
20183,030280.93%
20173,002190.64%
20162,983100.34%
20152,97330.10%
20142,97070.24%
20132,963301.02%
20122,933210.72%
20112,912100.34%
20102,9022690.98%
20002,6330.00%