Leon County Information

Leon in Florida occupies 702 square miles and has a 2006 population of 245,625, a change from a 2000 population of 239,452 and 192,493 in 1990. 22.8% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.5% percent is 25-35, and 12.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,996 acts of violent crime reported in Leon in 2004, a change from 2,525 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 3,805 people: 2.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3%.

Read more about Leon, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLeon 
StateFlorida 
Land Area702 sq. milesRanked 1,434 of 3,140
Population 2006245,625Ranked 250 of 3,140
Population 2005244,220 
Population 2000239,452Ranked 240 of 3,140
Population 1990192,493Ranked 249 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion65.8% 
African American30.2% 
Asian American2.5% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.4% 
Population 5 to 1411.5% 
Population 15 to 2422.8% 
Population 25 to 3414.5% 
Population 35 to 4412.5% 
Population 45 to 5413.6% 
Population 55 to 6410% 
Population 65 to 745% 
Population 75 and up3.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,9962,525
Murders / Manslaughters13 
Forcible Rapes205 
Robberies391 
Aggravated Assaults1,387 
Total Property Crimes10,85214,159
Burglaries3,611 
Larceny Thefts6,217 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1,024 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population139,341134,833
Unemployed Population3,8054,107
Unemployment Rate2.7%3%

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