Leetonia is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,904 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leetonia is the 443rd largest community in Ohio. Leetonia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Leetonia is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.65% of the Leetonia workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Leetonia is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leetonia who work in sales jobs (13.52%), office and administrative support (9.84%), and healthcare (8.20%).
Leetonia’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The rate of college-level education in Leetonia is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.80% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Leetonia in 2010 was $19,274, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,096 for a family of four. However, Leetonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Leetonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leetonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leetonia include Irish, Italian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Leetonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.