Leesburg, VA Population

Population: 28,311. Estimated population in July 2020: 36,269 (+28.1% change)
Males: 13,907 (49.1%), Females: 14,404 (50.9%)

Loudoun County

Zip codes: 20175, 20176.

Median resident age: 33.1 years
Median household income: $68,861
Median house value: $188,400

Races in Leesburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.4%)
  • Black (9.2%)
  • Hispanic (5.9%)
  • Other race (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.4%), Irish (15.6%), English (13.5%), United States (7.4%), Italian (6.3%), Scottish (3.6%).

Elevation: 352 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leesburg

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 41.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leesburg town

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

8.6% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 2.5% Asia, 2.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +11,922 (+72.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Leesburg:

  • LOUDOUN HOSPITAL CENTER, LANSDOWNE (44045 RIVERSIDE PARKWAY)
  • PIEDMONT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CENTER (42009 VICTORY LANE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Leesburg:

  • INOVA FAIR OAKS HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; FAIRFAX, VA)
  • FREDERICK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; FREDERICK, MD)
  • JEFFERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; RANSON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leesburg:

  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 15 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 41 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: DCA)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 43 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Leesburg:

  • LEESBURG EXECUTIVE (about 3 miles; LEESBURG, VA; Abbreviation: JYO)
  • FREDERICK MUNI (about 25 miles; FREDERICK, MD; Abbreviation: FDK)
  • MANASSAS REGIONAL/HARRY P. DAVIS FIELD (about 28 miles; MANASSAS, VA; Abbreviation: HEF)
Amtrak stations near Leesburg:

  • 14 miles: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AP’T (HERNDON, DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: HARPERS FERRY (POTOMAC ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leesburg:

  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; FAIRFAX, VA; Full-time enrollment: 16,564)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; FREDERICK, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • MONTGOMERY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; ROCKVILLE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 11,829)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 29 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
  • NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; ANNANDALE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 19,406)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,479)
  • AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 8,859)

Schools

Public high school in Leesburg:

  • LOUDOUN COUNTY HIGH (Students: 1,146; Location: 415 DRY MILL RD SW; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Leesburg:

  • LEESBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 21336 EVERGREEN MILLS ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • GRAYDON MANOR SCHOOL (Students: 41; Location: 801 CHILDREN’S CENTER RD; Grades: 2 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Leesburg:

  • HARPER PARK MIDDLE (Students: 1,182; Location: 701 POTOMAC STATION DR NE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HERITAGE HIGH (Students: 1,112; Location: 520 EVERGREEN MILL RD. SE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • J. LUPTON SIMPSON MIDDLE (Students: 969; Location: 490 EVERGREEN MILL RD SE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BELMONT RIDGE MIDDLE (Students: 967; Location: 19045 UPPER BELMONT PLACE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EVERGREEN MILL ELEM (Students: 830; Location: 491 EVERGREEN MILL RD SE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JOHN W. TOLBERT, JR. ELEM. (Students: 752; Location: 691 POTOMAC STATION DR NE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • COOL SPRING ELEM. (Students: 692; Location: 501 TAVISTOCK DR SE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • SELDENS LANDING ELEM. (Students: 679; Location: 43345 COTON COMMONS DR.; Grades: PK – 05)
  • LEESBURG ELEM. (Students: 584; Location: 323 PLAZA ST NE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • FRANCES HAZEL REID ELEM. (Students: 569; Location: 800 N. KING ST.; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Leesburg:

  • LOUDOUN COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 237 FAIRVIEW ST NW; Grades: PK – 8)
  • CHESTERBROOK ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 6 CARDINAL PARK DRIVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • A KID’S PLACE (Students: 47; Location: 248 LOUDOUN ST S W; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PAXTON CHILD DEVELOPMENT CNTER (Students: 24; Location: 420 WILDMAN ST NE; Grades: KG – KG)

Libraries

Library in Leesburg:

  • LOUDOUN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,275,910; Location: 908A TRAILVIEW BLVD., S.E.; 366,607 books; 26,976 audio materials; 23,842 video materials; 936 serial subscriptions)