Leighton

LeightonLeighton is a small but active community located midway between Pella and Oskaloosa. Most of the town's residents have their employment in these two towns. The Town was founded in 1865 when B.F. and Marietta Roberts filed the original plat to the town. It was named after William C. Leighton, an early area land speculator. It was incorporated in 1909.

Demographics

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2010)

Population: 162
Total Area (in square miles): 0.08
Land Area (in square miles): 0.08
Water Area (in square miles): 0

Housing Units

Total Housing Units: 65
Occupied Housing Units: 65
Vacant Housing Units: 0
Seasonal, Recreational, or occasional use: 0

Mahaska County Labor Force (Source:Iowa Workforce Development)
December 2013 (Year-to-Date figures in parenthesis)
Not seasonally adjusted - Benchmark: March 2012

Resident Civilian Labor Force 11,730 (11,410)
Resident Unemployed: 500 (550)
Percent Unemployed: 4.3 (4.8)
Resident Total Employed: 11,220 (10,860)
Total Non-Farm 8,300 (8,060)
Labor Mgmt. Disputes
(# Persons)
0 (0)

(Note: Labor Force Statistics are only available county-wide through IWD)

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Government Information

Type of Government: Mayor/Council

Contact Information
Mayor:Frank Terpstra
City Clerk:Calvin Bandstra
City Council Members:Bill Bruxvoort, Chuck Bogaard, Kim Sytsma, Keith Beintema, and Henry Van Roekel

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