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Leesburg, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Leesburg had a population of 22,885 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Leesburg is located at latitude 28.8228 and longitude -81.8858 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Leesburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 31.74 sq. miles and a water area of 10.13 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The City of Leesburg (GNIS ID: 2404907) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Leesburg is located within Leesburg CCD of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leesburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Leesburg, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,885
Daytime Population: Workers 21,582
Daytime Population: Residents 14,937
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.60
Population in Households 22,415
Population in Familes 16,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 470
Population Density2 721
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $36,920
Average Household Income $53,985
Per Capita Income $23,752


Total Housing Units 11,949 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,179 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,447 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,323 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $121,035
Average Home Value $182,133


Total Households 9,626
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 5,722
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.62% 1.74%
Households 1.6% 1.72%
Families 1.44% 1.65%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Leesburg, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leesburg to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 177 81st
Population Density # 649 29th
Diversity Index # 280 70th
Median Household Income # 738 20th
Per Capita Income # 556 40th

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