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Leesburg, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Leesburg had a population of 48,852 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.1157 and longitude -77.5636 in Loudoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leesburg 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.

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

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Leesburg, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Leesburg, VA Housing Affordability Index is 121
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Leesburg, VA Wealth Index is 161
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 48,852
Population in Households 48,258
Population in Familes 40,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 594
Population Density 3,940
Diversity Index1 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $108,279
Average Household Income $136,633
Per Capita Income $45,811
Wealth Index3 161

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 17,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,437 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,029 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 557 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $424,863
Housing Affordability Index2 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,466
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 11,842
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.49% 2.18%
Households 1.43% 2.06%
Families 1.29% 1.98%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

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, 2019 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 # 20 97th
Population Density # 59 90th
Diversity Index # 70 88th
Median Household Income # 83 86th
Per Capita Income # 103 83rd

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