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Leighton is a city in Mahaska County, in the Oskaloosa metro area.
The latitude of Leighton is 41.337N. The longitude is -92.786W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 153.
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15% of Leighton residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leighton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leighton was $16,294, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Leighton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Leighton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $175. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $643.
Mahaska County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leighton political report.
The average commute time for Leighton workers is 11 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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