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Leon is a township in Goodhue County, in the Red Wing metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Leon. For links to other places called Leon, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Leon is 44.418N. The longitude is -92.86W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,194 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 942.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Goodhue 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 55018 ZIP code.
29% of Leon residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $25,756, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Leon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Leon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,363.
Goodhue 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 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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