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.
Leesburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Leesburg is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Leesburg who work in office and administrative support (15.89%), sales jobs (11.39%), and maintenance occupations (9.57%).
The education level of Leesburg citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.25% of adults 25 and older in Leesburg have a college degree.
The per capita income in Leesburg in 2010 was $18,666, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,664 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. 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.