Leighton, Alabama

Population 761

Leighton is located in Colbert County, AL. The population is 761, making Leighton the 5th largest city in Colbert County.

There are 3 public schools in Leighton with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Leighton is moderate, and there are 18 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Leighton is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Leighton property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Leighton include Muscle Shoals, Town Creek and Tuscumbia.

Leighton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 24.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 9.3%

Crime Rate

39.04% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 282
  • Violent Crimes: 282
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 2
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

93.16% Higher than national avg.
  • 18 offenders in Leighton
  • 236.53 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

12 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 12


Moderate 4.4%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 3 K-12 public schools in Leighton, AL and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Leighton's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
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1 Private School

Mt Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

18 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $480
  • 1 Bedroom: $480
  • 2 Bedrooms: $610
  • 3 Bedrooms: $810
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,010

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Environmental Hazards

12 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (2065/2337)
    Leighton, AL has 88.36% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Leighton, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.52 Average
    Leighton, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.27°
  • February 45.32°
  • March 53.88°
  • April 62.65°
  • May 68.75°
  • June 79.23°
  • July 81.42°
  • August 80.36°
  • September 73.48°
  • October 61.67°
  • November 51.52°
  • December 42.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Leighton, AL

Leighton, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Leighton, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Leighton, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Leighton, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Leighton, AL: $29,844


Unemployment in Leighton is 4.4%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 56.03%
White Collar - 43.97%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

4 FCC Towers view all

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  • No hospitals found in Leighton, AL

1 Library view all

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  • No police station found in Leighton, AL

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  • No retirement homes found in Leighton, AL
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