Leesburg, Georgia Population 2022

3,139
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Leesburg is a city located in Lee County Georgia. Leesburg has a 2020 population of 3,139. It is also the county seat of Lee County. Leesburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.90% annually and its population has increased by 8.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,902 in 2010.

The average household income in Leesburg is $72,003 with a poverty rate of 21.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $997 per month, and the median house value is $116,900. The median age in Leesburg is 26.9 years, 23.4 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Leesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 62.57%
  • Black or African American: 33.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leesburg, Georgia is 3,139 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,139.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,902.

Leesburg, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,88162.57%
Black or African American1,00733.50%
Two or More Races511.70%
Asian411.36%
Some Other Race200.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.20%
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Leesburg Population by Race

Leesburg Population Pyramid $2022

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Leesburg Median Age

26.9


Total

23.4


Male

33


Female

Leesburg Adults

There are 2,052 adults, (290 of whom are seniors) in Leesburg.

Leesburg Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,442

47.97%

Male

1,564

52.03%

Leesburg Population by Age

Leesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leesburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
All64.6%35.4%
Married69.8%30.2%
Male86%14%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leesburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8843.3464.6
Married4533.8969.8
Non Family2181.0763.3
Female1634.8245.4
Male503.3886

4.04

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

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Leesburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.77%
9th to 12th Grade1278.12%
High School Graduate51733.06%
Some College38724.74%
Associates Degree22814.58%
Bachelors Degree16610.61%
Graduate Degree1278.12%
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Leesburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,0481,011163
Black43134997
Hispanic462622
Asian414119
Other Race20
Native American66

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 47.83%.

Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,804$45,873$34,844
Less Than 9th Grade$41,534$45,438$
High School Graduate$29,444$47,500$20,000
Some College$37,206$42,500$35,227
Bachelors Degree$52,500$44,125$57,188
Graduate Degree$56,750$63,125$56,324

$39,804

Average Earnings

$45,873

Average Male

$34,844

Average Female

Leesburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leesburg Language by Age

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Leesburg Language

97.28% of Leesburg residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Leesburg Language

Leesburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,81536820.28%
Black99924624.62%
Multiple511427.45%
Asian4149.76%
OtherNaN%

21.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.90%

Male Poverty Rate

17.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Multiple, with 27.45% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.21%.

Leesburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.83%
High School23.57%
Some College9.72%
Bachelors or Greater9.31%

Leesburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed85.54%
Male Unemployed76.19%
Male Employed7.06%
Female Employed4.95%

Leesburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leesburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,389$72,003
Families$72,708$82,734
Married Families$83,750-
Non Families$32,727$36,046
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Income by Household Type

Leesburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

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

Leesburg Marital Status by Race

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Leesburg Marital Status

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173

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War66
Vietnam46
Second Gulf War34
Korea13
World War II2

Leesburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5463
55 to 6446
65 to 7427
75+22
18 to 3415

Leesburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13510.77%
Black385.34%
Hispanic817.39%

Leesburg Veterans by Race

Leesburg Veterans by Education

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16.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesburg Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

12.4%

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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78.58%

Born in Leesburg

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

1.60%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of Leesburg residents were born in the United States, with 78.58% having been born in Georgia. 1.60% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,139280.90%
20213,111280.91%
20203,083280.92%
20193,055280.93%
20183,027280.93%
20172,999220.74%
20162,97760.20%
20152,97120.07%
20142,96970.24%
20132,962301.02%
20122,932200.69%
20112,912100.34%
20102,9022690.98%
20002,6330.00%

Leesburg Population by Year