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Leesburg, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Leesburg had a population of 46,933 as of July 1, 2016. Leesburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leesburg is located at latitude 39.1065 and longitude -77.5556 in Loudoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leesburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Loudoun County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Town of Leesburg (GNIS ID: 2391266) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leesburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leesburg: George Town, Georgetown, Leesburgh, Louisburg.

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Leesburg, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,933
Population in Households 46,348
Population in Familes 39,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 585
Population Density1 3,788
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 15,895
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 11,484
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,334 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,561 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 787 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $418,271
Average Home Value $446,777


Median Household Income $102,606
Average Household Income $123,043
Per Capita Income $41,919
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 2.32%
Households 1.55% 2.32%
Families 1.41% 2.23%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Leesburg, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leesburg to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 19 97th
Population Density1 # 59 90th
Diversity Index2 # 71 88th
Median Household Income # 85 86th
Per Capita Income # 98 84th

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