Leon, West Virginia Population 2024

127

Leon is a city located in Mason County and Putnam County West Virginia. Leon has a 2024 population of 127. Leon is currently declining at a rate of -1.55% annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 135 in 2020.

The average household income in Leon is $41,981 with a poverty rate of 33.23%. The median age in Leon is 14.8 years: 14.5 years for males, and 18.5 years for females.

Leon Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
396.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.93% (-8)
The current population of Leon, West Virginia is 127 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 135.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White369100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Leon Population by Race

Leon Population Pyramid 2024

Leon Median Age

14.8

Total

14.5

Male

18.5

Female

Leon Adults

There are 181 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Leon.

Leon Age Dependency

141.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

122.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Leon Sex Ratio

Female21758.81%
Male15241.19%

Leon Population by Age

Leon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All933.9754.845.2
Married443.231000
Female425.050100
Non Family501000
Male251000

3.44

Average Family Size

3.97

Average Household Size

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade109.35%
Associates Degree2119.63%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree65.61%
High School Graduate3734.58%
Less Than 9th Grade1211.21%
Some College2119.63%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White107856

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.61%.

Leon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$40,938$0$0
Overall$20,714$42,188$17,321
Some College$0$0$0

$20,714

Average Earnings

$42,188

Average Male

$17,321

Average Female

Leon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leon Language

100% of Leon residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Leon Language

Leon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32510833.23%

33.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.79%

Male Poverty Rate

26.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leon is White, with 33.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leon is White, with 33.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 69.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.63%.

Leon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College50%
High School13.51%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Leon Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.89%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed63.27%
Female Unemployed0%

Leon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$32,024$40,733
Households$32,083$41,981
Married Families$60,227$-999,999,999
Non Families$66,250$59,380

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Leon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leon Marriage

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

Leon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam9
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War2
World War II2
Korea0

Leon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 748
75+3
35 to 542
18 to 340
55 to 640

Leon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White137.18%

Leon Veterans by Race

Leon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Leon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.48%

Born in Leon

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Leon residents were born in the United States, with 67.48% having been born in West Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Leon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029117-2-1.68%
2028119-2-1.65%
2027121-2-1.63%
2026123-2-1.6%
2025125-2-1.57%
2024127-2-1.55%
2023129-2-1.53%
2022131-3-2.24%
2021134-1-0.74%
2020135-13-8.78%
2019148-2-1.33%
201815000%
2017150-1-0.66%
2016151-3-1.95%
201515400%
2014154-1-0.65%
201315500%
2012155-3-1.9%
201115800%
201015800%

Leon Population by Year