Leesburg, Georgia Population 2024

3,571

Leesburg is a city located in Lee County Georgia. Leesburg has a 2024 population of 3,571. It is also the county seat of Lee County.Leesburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 2.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,484 in 2020.

The average household income in Leesburg is $82,322 with a poverty rate of 25.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leesburg is 34.1 years, 24.6 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Leesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 49.73%
  • Black or African American: 47.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
723.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.5% (87)
The current population of Leesburg, Georgia is 3,571 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,484.

Leesburg, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,72349.73%
Black or African American1,63647.22%
Two or more races922.66%
Asian140.4%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Leesburg Population by Race

Leesburg Population Pyramid 2024

Leesburg Median Age

34.1

Total

24.6

Male

37.7

Female

Leesburg Adults

There are 2,484 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Leesburg.

Leesburg Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesburg Sex Ratio

Female1,79851.89%
Male1,66748.11%

Leesburg Population by Age

Leesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3082.649.350.7
Married5962.7765.834.2
Female3443.5922.477.6
Non Family2751.1253.146.9
Male932.2832.367.7
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

49.3%

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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,064

Average Earnings

$57,222

Average Male

$39,044

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

98.17% of Leesburg residents speak only English, while 1.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Leesburg Language

Leesburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,62556935.02%
White1,66127916.8%
Multiple921920.65%
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25.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.94%

Male Poverty Rate

24.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Black, with 35.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is White, with 16.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.07%.

Leesburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.13%
High School41.79%
Bachelors or Greater7.73%
Some College5.41%
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Leesburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed78.53%
Female Employed5.67%
Male Employed4.68%
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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

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Leesburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leesburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

272

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

148

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

17%

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

77.86%

Born in Leesburg

98.3%

Native Born

1.7%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

0.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.3% of Leesburg residents were born in the United States, with 77.86% having been born in Georgia. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leesburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,681220.6%
20283,659220.6%
20273,637220.61%
20263,615220.61%
20253,593220.62%
20243,571220.62%
20233,549220.62%
20223,527220.63%
20213,505210.6%
20203,48442113.74%
20193,063300.99%
20183,033270.9%
20173,006220.74%
20162,98470.24%
20152,97720.07%
20142,97570.24%
20132,968301.02%
20122,938210.72%
20112,917110.38%
20102,90627310.37%
20002,633
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Leesburg Population by Year