Leighton, Alabama 

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Population

990

+50.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.7%

Best Places to Live in Leighton, Alabama

Small city - Extreme northwest Alabama along the Tennessee River. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Leighton, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Low crime rate
-Entertainment (mainly music)
Cons
-Isolation
-Economic cycles
-Arts & culture

Local Listings in Leighton
 $184,900 
1685 Poplar Creek Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2250 SqFt
 $334,900 
10200 2nd St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2111 SqFt
 $59,000 
9050 2nd St E
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 919 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Florence-Muscle Shoals Metro Area

Florence is the center of the shoals area of the Tennessee Valley and is adjacent to the more well-known and colorfully named town of Muscle Shoals. The area is business friendly, and located here are several manufacturing industries, including aluminum, rubber, and steel, but the job base has declined from its strongest years. The Cost of living Index is low and home prices are attractive. Crime rates are low for the region.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Leighton
Zip Codes: 35646
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 540 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Leighton is 4.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Leighton jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Leighton's cost of living is 24.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Leighton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Leighton, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Colbert county voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Leighton's population is 990 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 50.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Leighton is $78,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Leighton public schools spend $10,867 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Leighton. More Education


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The median home price in Leighton is $78,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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35646

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NEW LISTINGS IN LEIGHTON
$184,900
1685 Poplar Creek Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$334,900
10200 2nd St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$59,000
9050 2nd St E
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$59,000
4200 Lagrange Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$79,900
5690 Old Highway 20
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$195,000
6621 Highway 20
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$120,000
1345 Jarmon Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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