The City of Leon had a population of 1,894 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Leon is located at latitude 40.7413 and longitude -93.7556 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leon (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Decatur County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,125 feet.
The City of Leon (GNIS ID: 468204) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Leon is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Decatur County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,830|
|Population in Familes||1,410|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||64|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||952 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||476 (50.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||300 (31.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||176 (18.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$72,468|
|Average Home Value||$101,943|
|Median Household Income||$29,964|
|Average Household Income||$42,907|
|Per Capita Income||$17,865|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.15%|
|Per Capita Income||1.4%|
The table below compares Leon to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 177||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 571||44th|
|Diversity Index2||# 490||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 1009||0th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1003||1st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.