Leigh, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Leigh, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Leigh had a population of 383 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Leigh, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 383
Population in Households 383
Population in Familes 309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 640
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $52,063
Average Household Income $63,374
Per Capita Income $28,499


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $90,625
Average Home Value $113,068


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 118
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.67% -0.74%
Households -0.51% -0.77%
Families 0.63% -0.86%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

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, 2018 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 # 235 60th
Population Density # 360 38th
Diversity Index # 173 70th
Median Household Income # 282 52nd
Per Capita Income # 293 50th

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