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Leon is a city in Decatur County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Leon is 40.739N. The longitude is -93.747W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,125 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,974.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Decatur 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 50144 ZIP code.
28% of Leon residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $13,015, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% 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 $253. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $558.
Libraries in Leon include Leon Public Library ... View libraries
Decatur 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 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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