Leesport is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,883 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leesport is the 611th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Leesport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Leesport is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leesport who work in office and administrative support (17.83%), sales jobs (11.65%), and teaching (7.53%).
Leesport is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Leesport citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.12% of adults 25 and older in Leesport have a college degree.
The per capita income in Leesport in 2010 was $29,705, which is upper middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,820 for a family of four. However, Leesport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Leesport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leesport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leesport include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Leesport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.