Leighton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 709, it is the 297th largest city in Alabama and the 11823rd largest city in the United States. Leighton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 729 in 2010. Leighton reached it's highest population of 730 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Leighton has a population density of 329 people per square mile.
The average household income in Leighton is $41,809 with a poverty rate of 13.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $532 per month, and the median house value is $67,800. The median age in Leighton is 35.9 years, 36.5 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.2 males.