Leechburg, PA Population

Population: 2,386. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,269 (-4.9% change)
Males: 1,087 (45.6%), Females: 1,299 (54.4%)

Zip code: 15656

Median resident age: 42.7 years
Median household income: $27,434
Median house value: $59,500

Races in Leechburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.9%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (25.3%), Italian (20.3%), Irish (12.4%), English (9.2%), Polish (8.2%), Hungarian (6.5%).

Land area: 0.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leechburg

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leechburg borough

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 16.5%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2.6% Foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -128 (-5.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Leechburg:

  • ALLE-KISKI MEDICAL CENTER (about 9 miles; NATRONA HEIGHTS, PA)
  • ARMSTRONG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; KITTANNING, PA)
  • FORBES REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; MONROEVILLE, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leechburg:

  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 29 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 29 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 44 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leechburg:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leechburg:

  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 30 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 32 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,058)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 33 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)

Schools

Public high school in Leechburg:

  • LEECHBURG AREA HS (Students: 261; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Leechburg:

  • ALLEGHENY-HYDE PARK EL SCH (Students: 682; Grades: KG – 06)
  • DAVID LEECH EL SCH (Students: 425; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LEECHBURG AREA MS (Students: 204; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Leechburg:

  • LEECHBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $12,026; Location: 215 FIRST ST.; 11,222 books; 50 audio materials; 111 serial subscriptions)

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