The City of Leon had a population of 1,779 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Leon is located at latitude 40.7397 and longitude -93.7477 in Decatur County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leon 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.
|Total Population||1,779 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,722 (96.8%)|
|Population in Families||1,318 (74.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||57 ( 3.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$41,469|
|Average Household Income||$53,161|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,196|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||913 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||456 (49.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||288 (31.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||170 (18.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,209|
|Average Home Value||$112,692|
|Housing Affordability Index3||246|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.95%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-1.12%|
The table below compares Leon to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 182||82nd|
|Population Density||# 589||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 975||3rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 506||50th|
|Per Capita Income||# 979||3rd|
|Diversity Index||# 529||48th|
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