Leesburg, FL

Leesburg profile

Living in Leesburg

Leesburg is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 23,671 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Leesburg is the 128th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Leesburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Leesburg are a mix 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 sales jobs (13.90%), office and administrative support (12.50%), and food service (11.37%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Leesburg rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.36% of adults 25 and older in Leesburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Leesburg in 2018 was $21,827, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,308 for a family of four. However, Leesburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 18.32% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Leesburg include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Leesburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.