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Population (year 2000): 10,455. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,053 (+5.7% change)
Males: 5,008 (47.9%), Females: 5,447 (52.1%)

Jefferson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.6 years
Median household income: $37,420 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,700 (year 2000)

Leeds, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Leeds:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.2%)
  • Black (15.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (18.7%), Irish (10.1%), English (9.3%), German (7.4%), Italian (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%).Alabama

Elevation: 622 feet

Land area: 22.3 square miles

Leeds,

For population 25 years and over in Leeds

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leeds city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +275 (+2.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Birmingham, (17.6 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (578.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL (5.3 miles Moody, AL (5.9 miles Trussville, AL Irondale, (8.9 miles Valley, AL (9.0 miles Grayson AL (10.6 miles Chalkville, Point, AL (10.7 miles Center AL (10.9 miles Branchville, AL (10.9 miles Margaret,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 123 buildings, average cost: $54,200
  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1999: 128 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2000: 119 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 119 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2002: 105 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2003: 59 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2004: 68 buildings, average cost: $137,300

Latitude: 33.55 N, Longitude: 86.56 W

Area code: 205

Leeds, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (16.2%), Manufacturing (14.2%), Educational,health and social services (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,051 (-10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,027 (20.8%)

Crime in Leeds by Year

Type 1999 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 9.6 19.1 0.0
Rapes 3 3 4 8
    per 100,000 28.7 28.7 38.3 76.5
Robberies 16 16 10 15
    per 100,000 153.0 153.0 95.6 143.5
Assaults 26 26 14 17
    per 100,000 248.7 248.7 133.9 162.6
Burglaries 83 61 78 103
    per 100,000 793.9 583.5 746.1 985.2
Thefts 314 400 299 400
    per 100,000 3003.3 3825.9 2859.9 3825.9
Auto thefts 28 21 29 20
    per 100,000 267.8 200.9 277.4 191.3
304.3 326.6 278.7 343.5

Average climate in Leeds, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Leeds,

Leeds-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Leeds city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category 5 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Charles Barkley - (born 1963), basketball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Leeds:
  • MEDICAL CENTER EAST INC (about 9 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • BIRMINGHAM BAPT MED CNTR MONTCLAIR SNU (about 14 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSP-BIRMINGHAM (about 14 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Leeds, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leeds:
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 14 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 36 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 49 miles; ANNISTON, AL; ID: ANB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leeds:
  • ST CLAIR COUNTY (about 23 miles; PELL CITY, AL; ID: PLR)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 30 miles; ALABASTER, AL; ID: EET)
  • BESSEMER (about 31 miles; BESSEMER, AL; ID: EKY)

Amtrak station near Leeds:
  • 18 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3 $7,492 $29,968 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,901 $46,812 1 $540
Police Protection - Officers 22 $69,475 $37,895 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $13,864 $33,273 3 $4,065
Firefighters 19 $65,541 $41,394 3 $5,876
Streets and Highways 13 $31,720 $29,280 10 $10,928
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,232 $32,928 8 $9,175
Local Libraries 6 $14,269 $28,538 2 $2,774
Other and Unallocable 2 $7,592 $45,552 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $13,474 $40,422 0 $0
Totals for Government 78 $235,561 $36,240 27 $33,358
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leeds:
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 26 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 12,178)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 37 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 39 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 6,418)
Public high school in Leeds:
  • LEEDS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 8404 WHITMIRE STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Leeds:
  • LEEDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 950 ASHVILLE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LEEDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 1721 MOTON STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in Leeds:
  • LEEDS JANE CULBRETH LIBRARY (Operating income: $320,587; Location: 802 PARKWAY DRIVE SE; 32,723 books; 1,182 audio materials; 1,849 video materials; 111 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Leeds: McComb Ford (A), Terry Walker Country Club (B), Henry Ellen (C), Leeds Mineral Well (D), Leeds Civic Center (E).

Churches in Leeds include: Valley View Church (A), Tidwell Church (B), Cedar Grove Church (C), Century Methodist Church (D), Macedonia Baptist Church (E), Saint Theresa Catholic Church (F), East Grove Baptist Church (G), First Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Cedar Grove Cemetery (1), Shiloh Cemetery (2), Mount Hebron Cemetery (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dry Creek (A), Stinking Creek (B), O'Bar Branch (C).

Park in Leeds: Leeds City Park (1).


Leeds compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Leeds:
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WURL (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MOODY, AL; Owner: THE BILL DAVISON EVANGELISTIC ASSOC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
Strongest FM radio stations in Leeds:
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Leeds:
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WBMG-LP (Channel 38; MOODY, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)

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