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Leon is a town in Monroe County.
The community was named after town in Mexico.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Leon. For links to other places called Leon, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Leon is 43.877N. The longitude is -90.83W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 858.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54653 ZIP code.
45% of Leon residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leon was $17,415, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Leon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Leon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $423. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $777.
Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leon political report.
The average commute time for Leon workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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