Leigh, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Village of Leigh had a population of 402 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Leigh is located at latitude 41.7033 and longitude -97.2407 in Colfax County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Leigh (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Colfax County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,604 feet.

The Village of Leigh (GNIS ID: 2398414) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Leigh is located within Stanton Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Colfax County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leigh population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Leigh, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 402
Population in Households 402
Population in Familes 324
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 672
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $83,500
Average Home Value $104,078


Median Household Income $47,517
Average Household Income $58,672
Per Capita Income $25,821
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% 0.05%
Households -0.33% -0.11%
Families 1.38% -0.16%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Leigh, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leigh to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 231 60th
Population Density1 # 347 40th
Diversity Index2 # 195 66th
Median Household Income # 322 45th
Per Capita Income # 363 38th

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