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Leon is a town in Cattaraugus County, in the Olean metro area.
Leon is in the Southern Tier region.
The latitude of Leon is 42.300N. The longitude is -79.003W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,476 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,380.
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32% of Leon residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $10,189, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% 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 $334. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.
Cattaraugus 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 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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