Leonard is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 377 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leonard is the 597th largest community in Michigan. Leonard has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Leonard real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Leonard house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
When you are in Leonard, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.54% of Leonard’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Leonard is a village of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leonard who work in teaching (12.18%), office and administrative support (8.33%), and healthcare (7.69%).
Also of interest is that Leonard has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Leonard is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Leonard really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Leonard perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Leonard is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Leonard, the average commute to work is 31.07 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Leonard does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Leonard citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.15% of adults in Leonard have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Leonard in 2018 was $33,681, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,724 for a family of four.
The people who call Leonard home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leonard residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Leonard include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Leonard is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.