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Encyclopedia > Leeds, Alabama

Leeds is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 10,455. Jefferson County is the most densely populated county in the State of Alabama the county seat being Birmingham. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Geography

Location of Leeds, Alabama

Leeds is located at 33°32'44" North, 86°33'27" West (33.545592, -86.557388)1. Image File history File links ALMap-doton-Leeds. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 58.3 km² (22.5 mi²). 57.9 km² (22.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.67% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,455 people, 4,301 households, and 2,989 families residing in the city. The population density is 180.6/km² (467.9/mi²). There are 4,585 housing units at an average density of 79.2/km² (205.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 81.98% White, 15.91% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 1.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 4,301 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% are married couples living together, 14.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% are non-families. 27.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.95. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $37,420, and the median income for a family is $46,127. Males have a median income of $32,090 versus $23,448 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,573. 13.2% of the population and 10.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.6% of those under the age of 18 and 10.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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Leeds, Alabama (372 words)
Leeds, Alabama is 15 miles E of Birmingham, Alabama and 124 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia.
Leeds is one of the richer cities in Alabama.
Among Leeds political contributors, George W. Bush was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $7,620.
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