Leesburg is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 21,993 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Leesburg is the 128th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Leesburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leesburg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Leesburg who work in office and administrative support (17.15%), sales jobs (13.73%), and food service (11.70%).
The citizens of Leesburg are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.74% of adults in Leesburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Leesburg in 2010 was $17,602, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,408 for a family of four.
Leesburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Leesburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leesburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Leesburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.18% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Leesburg include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Leesburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.