Leesburg, IN
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Leesburg is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 558 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leesburg is the 383rd largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Leesburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Leesburg real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Leesburg house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Leesburg is a blue-collar town, with 35.65% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Leesburg is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leesburg who work in management occupations (15.41%), sales jobs (12.08%), and office and administrative support (11.18%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.40% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Leesburg is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Leesburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Leesburg is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Leesburg rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.30% 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 2010 was $19,031, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,124 for a family of four.

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 Scottish, English, Irish, and Portuguese.

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