Leighton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 971, it is the 288th largest city in Alabama and the 11559th largest city in the United States. Leighton is currently growing at a rate of 28.44% annually and its population has increased by 33.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 729 in 2010. Leighton reached it's highest population of 1,088 in 2018. Spanning over 2 miles, Leighton has a population density of 450 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. For every 100 females there are 86.4 males.