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Leeds is a city in Jefferson County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area. (The community straddles Jefferson, Saint Clair and Shelby counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for the city in England.
The latitude of Leeds is 33.548N. The longitude is -86.544W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,912.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Leeds demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35004 ZIP code.
8% of Leeds residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leeds ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leeds was $18,573, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Leeds residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Leeds, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $815.
Libraries in Leeds include Leeds Jane Culbreth Library ... View libraries
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leeds political report.
The average commute time for Leeds workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Leeds between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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