Leesburg, Virginia Population 2020

57,029
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Leesburg is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 57,029, it is the 12th largest city in Virginia and the 683rd largest city in the United States. Leesburg is currently growing at a rate of 2.80% annually and its population has increased by 33.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,616 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Leesburg has a population density of 4,599 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leesburg is $134,667 with a poverty rate of 4.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,545 per month, and the median house value is $413,400. The median age in Leesburg is 35.1 years, 35.3 years for males, and 34.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.7 males.

Leesburg Demographics

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

  • White: 76.18%
  • Asian: 7.98%
  • Black or African American: 7.55%
  • Two or more races: 4.38%
  • Other race: 3.49%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Leesburg, Virginia is 57,029, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 53,917.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,616.

Leesburg, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,70976.18%
Asian4,1587.98%
Black or African American3,9357.55%
Two or More Races2,2844.38%
Some Other Race1,8213.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1760.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.08%
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Leesburg Population Pyramid 2020

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Leesburg Median Age

35.1


Total

35.3


Male

34.9


Female

Leesburg Adults

There are 37,735 adults, (4,269 of whom are seniors) in Leesburg.

Leesburg Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesburg Sex Ratio

Female

26,506

50.85%

Male

25,619

49.15%

Leesburg Households and Families

Leesburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leesburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All70.8%29.2%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female53.8%46.2%
Male50.9%49.1%

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4562.9770.8
Married10,9083.5781.2
Non Family4,4611.3853.9
Female1,4233.2753.8
Male6643.250.9

3.47

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Leesburg Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,7725.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,1763.56%
High School Graduate5,53416.76%
Some College4,96415.03%
Associates Degree2,1986.66%
Bachelors Degree10,79332.69%
Graduate Degree6,58219.93%
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Leesburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,26221,74113,432
Hispanic4,7402,9591,014
Asian2,8062,4431,534
Black2,3742,106801
Other Race1,058704340
Multiple Races834685442
Native American1089642
Islander42424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.34%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,818$75,309$42,565
Less Than High School$31,250$35,665$26,507
High School Grad$36,806$42,486$26,975
Some College$50,448$64,737$35,342
Bachelors Degree$76,162$100,613$53,170
Graduate Degree$101,675$126,226$71,993

$58,818

Average Earnings

$75,309

Average Male

$42,565

Average Female

Leesburg Language

Leesburg Language by Age

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Leesburg Language

72.51% of Leesburg residents speak only English, while 27.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.02% of the population.

Leesburg Poverty

Leesburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,0061,0713.24%
Hispanic8,9408559.56%
Black3,90139210.05%
Other1,82131217.13%
Asian4,1531633.92%
Multiple2,2841034.51%
Native17673.98%

4.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.12%

Male Poverty Rate

5.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is Other, with 17.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesburg is White, with 3.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School8.65%
High School7.68%
Some College3.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.38%
Female Employed4.74%
Female Unemployed2.83%
Male Employed2.22%

Leesburg Income

Leesburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,176$134,667
Families$127,975$151,086
Married Families$144,328-
Non Families$67,558$83,695
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Leesburg Marital Status

Leesburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Leesburg Marital Status by Race

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Leesburg Veterans

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2,852

Number of Veterans

2,497

Male Veterans

355

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,047
Second Gulf War705
Vietnam649
Korea141
World War II64
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,193
55 to 64575
75+450
65 to 74373
18 to 34261
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5748.74%
Hispanic1813.11%
Black1234.87%
2 or More777.46%
Asian501.62%
Indian1614.29%
Other120.98%

Leesburg Veterans by Education

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1.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesburg Employment Status

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77.4%

Labor Force Participation

74.6%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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35.72%

Born in Virginia

78.09%

Native Born

21.91%

Foreign Born

11.40%

Non Citizen

10.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.09% of Leesburg residents were born in the United States, with 35.72% having been born in Virginia. 11.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202057,0291,5562.80%
201955,4731,5562.89%
201853,917-110-0.20%
201754,0271,5562.97%
201652,4711,5543.05%
201550,9171,5913.23%
201449,3261,6313.42%
201347,6951,6393.56%
201246,0561,5463.47%
201144,5101,4723.42%
201043,03814,7274.28%
200028,31112,1095.74%
199016,2027,8456.84%
19808,3573,5365.66%
19704,8211,9525.33%
19602,8691,1695.37%
19501,7000.00%
19401,7002000.31%
19001,5000.00%