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Leigh is a village in Colfax County.

The community was named for wife of A.M. Walling (or Wallings), landowner

The latitude of Leigh is 41.705N. The longitude is -97.237W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,604 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 435.


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Median household income
Local
$31,458
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leigh demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Colfax County Fair - July 26-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Leigh web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Leigh demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Colfax 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 68643 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

52% of Leigh residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leigh ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leigh was $17,423, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Leigh residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Leigh, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $246.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $498.


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Libraries in Leigh include Leigh Public Library ... View libraries

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Colfax County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leigh political report.

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The average commute time for Leigh workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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