Leighton, a small town in Alabama, has a population of slightly less than 1,000. Retirees are a common sight, as they make up 21% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 45, skews older than most cities in Alabama. The majority of residents own their homes in Leighton, and 40% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $528/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Alabama. Over the course of a year, renters in Leighton will save around $3,300 compared to the state average.
Averaging about 36 minutes, Leighton's commute time is slower than the Alabama average of about 25 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common means of commuting to work, selected by 34% of residents, while public transit is not used. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.
Many Leighton residents work in one of two industries: entertainment and manufacturing. Combined, these industries make up 13% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 6% of residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. Leighton workers earn an average annual income of nearly $44K, about $18,000 less than those elsewhere in the state. Leighton's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Leighton has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 11% possess a Master's or a Doctorate. Additionally, 4% have earned a Bachelor's degree.
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