Leesburg is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 48,908 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Leesburg is the 20th largest community in Virginia.
Leesburg home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Leesburg real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Leesburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Leesburg telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
If knowledge is power, Leesburg is a pretty powerful place. 54.67% of the adults in Leesburg have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Leesburg in 2018 was $51,675, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $206,700 for a family of four. However, Leesburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Leesburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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 17.57% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Leesburg include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
In addition, Leesburg has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.75%).
The most common language spoken in Leesburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.