Leon, KS Population

Population: 645. Estimated population in July 2020: 648 (+0.5% change)
Males: 304 (47.1%), Females: 341 (52.9%)

Butler County

Zip code: 67074

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $40,089
Median house value: $51,200

Races in Leon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Hispanic (5.0%)
  • American Indian (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (15.0%), German (12.6%), Irish (7.9%), English (5.1%), French (2.2%), Danish (1.9%).

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Map of Leon, KS

Population

For population 25 years and over in Leon

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leon city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-8.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Leon:

  • SUSAN B ALLEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; EL DORADO, KS)
  • AUGUSTA MEDICAL COMPLEX INC (about 14 miles; AUGUSTA, KS)
  • VIA CHRISTI REHABILITATION CENTER INC (about 32 miles; WICHITA, KS)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Leon:

  • MC CONNELL AFB (about 34 miles; WICHITA, KS; Abbreviation: IAB)
  • WICHITA MID-CONTINENT (about 44 miles; WICHITA, KS; Abbreviation: ICT)
  • HUTCHINSON MUNI (about 78 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; Abbreviation: HUT)

Other public-use airports nearest to Leon:

  • CAPTAIN JACK THOMAS/EL DORADO (about 6 miles; EL DORADO, KS; Abbreviation: EQA)
  • PATTY FIELD (about 8 miles; EL DORADO, KS; Abbreviation: 9K6)
  • AUGUSTA MUNI (about 20 miles; AUGUSTA, KS; Abbreviation: 3AU)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leon:

  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; EL DORADO, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,250)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • COWLEY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,392)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; WICHITA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 10,403)
  • EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; EMPORIA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,528)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; MANHATTAN, KS; Full-time enrollment: 19,210)

Schools

Public high school in Leon:

  • BLUESTEM HIGH (Students: 235; Location: 500 BLUESTEM DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Leon:

  • BLUESTEM-LEON ELEM (Students: 315; Location: 501 MILL ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BLUESTEM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 625 MILL ROAD; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Leon:

  • LEON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,358; Location: 113 SOUTH MAIN; 7,024 books; 30 audio materials; 6 video materials)

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