Leighton, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 63 housing units in Leighton. This represents a 8.6% growth from 58 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 63 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Leighton is about 84.7%. Leighton's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.3%. Average household size is 2.98 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Leighton were built after 1948.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom7.90%
Two Bedrooms31.70%
Three Bedrooms34.90%
Four Bedrooms14.30%
Five Bedrooms or more11.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.32
Median year structure was built1943
Median Value of occupied units$77,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.11
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$163

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan4.20%
Simple Mortgage66.70%
Debt Free29.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.1%