Leighton is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 718 people and just one neighborhood, Leighton is the 319th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Leighton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leighton is a town of service providers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leighton who work in maintenance occupations (15.59%), office and administrative support (8.60%) and management occupations (8.06%).
Also of interest is that Leighton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Leighton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Leighton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Leighton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Leighton may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Leighton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.