Leighton, Alabama 

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Small city - Extreme northwest Alabama along the Tennessee River
Pros
-Cost of living
-Low crime rate
-Entertainment (mainly music)
Cons
-Isolation
-Economic cycles
-Arts & culture

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What Bert Has To Say About Florence-Muscle Shoals Metro Area

Florence is the center of the shoals area of the Tennessee Valley and is adjacent to the more well-known and colorfully named town of Muscle Shoals. The area is business friendly, and located here are several manufacturing industries, including aluminum, rubber, and steel, but the job base has declined from its strongest years. The Cost of living Index is low and home prices are attractive. Crime rates are low for the region.


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City: Leighton
Zip Codes: 35646
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 540 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Leighton is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Leighton jobs have decreased by 1.42%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Leighton's cost of living is 17.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Leighton's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Leighton's population is 712 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -27.94%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 13 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Leighton is $77,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.07%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Leighton public schools spend $10,867 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Leighton. Learn More...

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The median home price in Leighton is $77,700. Browse Homes in this Range.


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