Leighton is a city located in Colbert County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 754, it is the 287th largest city in Alabama and the 11556th largest city in the United States . Leighton is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 3.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 729 in 2010. Leighton reached it's highest population of 774 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Leighton has a population density of 350 people per square mile.
The average household income in Leighton is $40,715 with a poverty rate of 16.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $486 per month, and the median house value is $58,200. The median age in Leighton is 40.1 years, 40.5 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.