U.S. Beacon August 18, 2022

Leighton, AL

Colbert County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.699642     Longitude: -87.530699
Population 835 (2005)
Elevation of Leighton, Alabama: 574 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0142160, place: Leighton town, Alabama)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 187 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 23 (12.3%)
Kindergarten: 9 (4.81%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 87 (46.52%)
High school (grades 9-12): 53 (28.34%)
College or graduate school: 15 (8.02%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 581 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 83 (14.29%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 184 (31.67%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 173 (29.78%)
Some college, no degree: 77 (13.25%)
Associate degree: 14 (2.41%)
Bachelor's degree: 29 (4.99%)
Graduate or professional degree: 21 (3.61%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 54%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 709 (100%)
Never married: 239 (33.71%)
Now married, except separated: 287 (40.48%)
Separated: 16 (2.26%)
Total Widowed: 91 (12.83%)
Widowed Female: 75 (10.58%)
Total Divorced: 76 (10.72%)
Divorced Female: 47 (6.63%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 25 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 17 (68%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 662 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 76 (11.48%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 188 (100%)
--With a disability: 36 (19.15%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 427 (100%)
--With a disability: 191 (44.73%)
----Percent employed: 48.2%
--No disability: 236 (55.27%)
----Percent employed: 58.1%
Population 65 years and over: 189 (100%)
--With a disability: 111 (58.73%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 804 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 627 (77.99%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 149 (18.53%)
--Same county: 87 (10.82%)
--Different county: 62 (7.71%)
----Same state: 36 (4.48%)
----Different state: 26 (3.23%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 28 (3.48%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 859 (100%)
Native: 843 (98.14%)
--Born in United States: 839 (100%)
----State of residence: 787 (91.62%)
----Different state: 52 (6.05%)
--Born outside United States: 4 (0.47%)
Foreign born: 16 (1.86%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 12 (1.4%)
--Naturalized citizen: 6 (0.7%)
--Not a citizen: 10 (1.16%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 16 (100%)
Europe: 2 (12.5%)
Asia: 0 (0%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 14 (87.5%)
Northern America: 0 (0%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 804 (100%)
English only: 764 (95.02%)
Language other than English: 40 (4.98%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 24 (2.99%)
--Spanish: 34 (4.23%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 24 (2.99%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 6 (0.75%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 0 (0%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 859 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 627% (72.99%)
Arab: 0 (0%)
Czech: 0 (0%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 4 (0.47%)
English: 31 (3.61%)
French (except Basque): 2 (0.23%)
French Canadian: 4 (0.47%)
German: 2 (0.23%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 30 (3.49%)
Italian: 0 (0%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 0 (0%)
Polish: 0 (0%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 18 (2.1%)
Scottish: 5 (0.58%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 2 (0.23%)
Swedish: 2 (0.23%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 98 (11.41%)
Welsh: 0 (0%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 2 (0.23%)
Other ancestries: 427 (49.71%)

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