Leeds is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 11,936 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Leeds is the 58th largest community in Alabama.
Leeds real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Leeds house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Leeds is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Leeds is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leeds who work in office and administrative support (19.16%), sales jobs (11.65%), and management occupations (9.27%).
Also of interest is that Leeds has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Leeds is worth considering.
Being a small city, Leeds does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Leeds overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Leeds, 23.40% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Leeds in 2010 was $25,222, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,888 for a family of four. However, Leeds contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Leeds is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Leeds home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leeds residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leeds include English, German, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Leeds is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.