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Leeds
  • Suburb of Birmingham, AL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Leeds is a suburb of Birmingham with a population of 12,600. Leeds is in Jefferson County. Living in Leeds offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Leeds and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Leeds are above average.

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About Leeds...
Population
12,600

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$877
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    560
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    33.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    100.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    493.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,833.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    259.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Leeds

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,863
National
$62,843

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