Leighton (zip 35646), Alabama 

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Population

4,292

-7.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Age

47

Comfort Index (Climate)

6.3 / 6.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Leighton (zip 35646), Alabama

Small city - Extreme northwest Alabama along the Tennessee River. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 35646 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Leighton (zip 35646)
Cost of Living: -21.6% lower
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 540 ft above sea level
Leighton, AL Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Cost of living
Low crime rate
Entertainment (mainly music)
Cons
Isolation
Economic cycles
Arts & culture


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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Leighton (zip 35646) is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Leighton (zip 35646) jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Leighton (zip 35646)'s cost of living is 21.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Leighton (zip 35646)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the 35646 zip code, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Colbert county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.9% to 29.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Leighton (zip 35646)'s population is 4,292 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 7.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Leighton (zip 35646) is Real Estate: $98,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.7%.

SCHOOLS
Leighton (zip 35646) 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 (zip 35646). More Education



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Housing Market in Leighton

It's a good time to buy in Leighton. Home Appreciation is up 6.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Leighton is $98,400.
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