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 high , 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

51.36% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 427
  • Violent Crimes: 569
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 2
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

91.73% 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 3.1%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 2.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

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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Crime view details

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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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Housing Inventory

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  • 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 HEALTHY (1236/1352)
    Leighton, AL has 91.42% 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 3.1%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.5% and 3.6% 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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1 Library view all

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