Leesburg, VA

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Living in Leesburg

Leesburg is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 53,727 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Leesburg is the 24th largest community in Virginia.

Leesburg home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Leesburg real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Leesburg is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Leesburg is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leesburg who work in management occupations (14.27%), sales jobs (10.29%), and office and administrative support (9.72%).

Also of interest is that Leesburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In Leesburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.38 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Leesburg, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Leesburg is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 54.18% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Leesburg in 2018 was $48,427, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,708 for a family of four.

Leesburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Leesburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leesburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Leesburg also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.68% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Leesburg include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Leesburg's cultural character, accounting for 21.29% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Leesburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.