Leicester

  1. Leicester Legal Resources
  2. Leicester Statistics
  3. Leicester Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Leicester Employment Information
  5. Leicester Family Information
  6. Leicester Education Information
  7. Leicester Public Benefits Information
  8. Leicester Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  9. Leicester Zip Codes


Leicester Legal Resources

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Leicester Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 15,702
  • Land Area (2000): 172.960 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.408 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 6,504

Leicester Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 5,297 33.02%
 Rural, Farm 363 2.26%
 Rural, Non-farm 10,383 64.72%

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Leicester Employment Information

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Leicester Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 676 15.55%
2. Public Administration 221 5.08%
3. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 186 4.28%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 182 4.19%
5. Educational Services 161 3.70%
6. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 152 3.50%
7. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 147 3.38%
8. Health Care 143 3.29%
9. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 135 3.11%
10. Repair and Maintenance 134 3.08%
11. Machinery Manufacturing 116 2.67%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 115 2.65%
13. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 105 2.42%
14. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 95 2.19%
15. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 91 2.09%
16. Machinery / Equipment / Supplies, Wholesale 89 2.05%
17. Truck Transportation 85 1.96%
18. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 78 1.79%
19. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 78 1.79%
20. Utilities 73 1.68%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 745 20.24%
2. Educational Services 383 10.40%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 326 8.86%
4. Finance and Insurance 230 6.25%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 141 3.83%
6. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 106 2.88%
7. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 98 2.66%
8. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 98 2.66%
9. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 96 2.61%
10. Social Assistance 94 2.55%
11. Public Administration 85 2.31%
12. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 74 2.01%
13. Personal and Laundry Services 73 1.98%
14. Construction 70 1.90%
15. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 67 1.82%
16. Department and Other General Stores 62 1.68%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 55 1.49%
18. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 52 1.41%
19. Groceries and Related Products, Wholesale 47 1.28%
20. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 44 1.20%

Leicester Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Installation / Maintenance 232 5.34%
2. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 219 5.04%
3. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 206 4.74%
4. Other Production Occupations 201 4.62%
5. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 187 4.30%
6. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 183 4.21%
7. Vehicle Mechanics 159 3.66%
8. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 146 3.36%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 139 3.20%
10. Other Management Occupations 137 3.15%
11. Construction Laborers 134 3.08%
12. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 124 2.85%
13. Other Construction Trades 112 2.58%
14. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 109 2.51%
15. Pipelayers / Plumbers / Etc. 109 2.51%
16. Business Operations Specialists 99 2.28%
17. Other Material Moving Workers 82 1.89%
18. Law Enforcement Workers 80 1.84%
19. Farmers and Farm Managers 75 1.73%
20. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 73 1.68%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Office and Admin Support 269 7.31%
2. Secretaries and Admins 235 6.38%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 216 5.87%
4. Registered Nurses 205 5.57%
5. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 167 4.54%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 166 4.51%
7. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 148 4.02%
8. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 134 3.64%
9. Other Production Occupations 122 3.31%
10. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 115 3.12%
11. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 112 3.04%
12. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 109 2.96%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 109 2.96%
14. Health Technologists and Technicians 103 2.80%
15. Other Management Occupations 103 2.80%
16. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 99 2.69%
17. Cashiers 91 2.47%
18. Assemblers and Fabricators 84 2.28%
19. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 82 2.23%
20. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 81 2.20%

Leicester Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 7,143 57.54%
15-35 hours 1,519 12.24%
1-14 hours 304 2.45%
No regular hours 3,448 27.78%

Leicester Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 160 2.08%
5 AM-5:29 AM 210 2.73%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 312 4.05%
6 AM-6:29 AM 744 9.67%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 849 11.03%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,431 18.59%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,329 17.27%
8 AM-8:29 AM 835 10.85%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 342 4.44%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 361 4.69%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 186 2.42%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 70 0.91%
Noon-3:59 PM 295 3.83%
4 PM-11:59 PM 573 7.44%

Leicester Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 124 1.61%
5-9 363 4.72%
10-14 509 6.61%
15-19 1,128 14.66%
20-24 1,821 23.66%
25-29 591 7.68%
30-34 1,752 22.76%
35-39 207 2.69%
40-44 260 3.38%
45-59 574 7.46%
60-89 170 2.21%
At least 90 198 2.57%

Leicester Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 4,536 58.93%
30-44 0 0.00% 2,219 28.83%
45-59 0 0.00% 574 7.46%
At least 60 0 0.00% 368 4.78%

Leicester Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 34 0.43%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,104 13.98%
 Car / truck / van, solo 6,525 82.63%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 13 0.16%
 Public transportation 0 0.00%
 Walked 21 0.27%
 Worked at home 200 2.53%

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Leicester Family Information

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Households (2000): 6,093 (15,875 people)
Families (2000): 4,626 (13,856 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,051
People at same address in 1995: 8,447

Leicester Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 414 6.79%
$10,000-$14,999 378 6.20%
$15,000-$19,999 433 7.11%
$20,000-$24,999 545 8.94%
$25,000-$29,999 493 8.09%
$30,000-$34,999 507 8.32%
$35,000-$39,999 430 7.06%
$40,000-$44,999 355 5.83%
$45,000-$49,999 422 6.93%
$50,000-$59,999 762 12.51%
$60,000-$74,999 686 11.26%
$75,000-$99,999 397 6.52%
$100,000-$124,999 118 1.94%
$125,000-$149,999 87 1.43%
$150,000-$199,999 23 0.38%
$200,000 or more 43 0.71%

Leicester Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,191 19.69%
 Family, 2 people 2,016 33.32%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 232 3.83%
 Family, 3 people 1,213 20.05%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 25 0.41%
 Family, 4 people 923 15.26%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 18 0.30%
 Family, 5 people 302 4.99%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 3 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 80 1.32%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 46 0.76%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Leicester Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 5,108 32.10%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,544 9.70%
Public Assistance 135 0.85%
Retirement 937 5.89%
Self Employment 924 5.81%
Social Security 1,405 8.83%
Supplemental Security 231 1.45%
Wage / Salary 4,832 30.36%
Other 799 5.02%

Leicester Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 2,239 56.63%
 With children under 18 1,715 43.37%

Leicester Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 443 7.25%
 Married 4,210 68.94%
 Never Married 1,331 21.79%
 Widowed 123 2.01%

Leicester Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 630 9.63%
 Married 4,124 63.03%
 Never Married 1,258 19.23%
 Widowed 531 8.12%

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Leicester Education Information

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Leicester Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 720 5.95%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 1,892 15.64%
 High school diploma or equivalent 4,436 36.67%
 Some college, no degree 2,557 21.14%
 Associate degree 866 7.16%
 Bachelors degree 1,203 9.95%
 Graduate or professional degree 422 3.49%

Leicester Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 148 0.94% 160 1.02% 308 1.96%
Kindergarten 265 1.69% 25 0.16% 290 1.85%
Grades 1-4 856 5.45% 120 0.76% 976 6.22%
Grades 5-8 733 4.67% 82 0.52% 815 5.19%
Grades 9-12 624 3.97% 72 0.46% 696 4.43%
Undergrad college 442 2.81% 96 0.61% 538 3.43%
Graduate or professional school 72 0.46% 6 0.04% 78 0.50%
Total 3,140 20.00% 561 3.57% 3,701 23.57%

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Leicester Public Benefits Information

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Leicester Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 14,736 92.59%
 Below Poverty Level 1,180 7.41%

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Leicester Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Leicester Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 2,216 14.11%
10-19 Years 1,998 12.72%
20-29 Years 1,990 12.67%
30-39 Years 2,685 17.10%
40-49 Years 2,299 14.64%
50-59 Years 2,074 13.21%
60-69 Years 1,256 8.00%
70-79 Years 789 5.02%
80-89 Years 346 2.20%
90+ Years 49 0.31%

Leicester Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 7,759 49.41%
 Female 7,943 50.59%

Leicester Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 14,876 94.74%
 Hispanic/Latino 330 2.10%
 African-American 205 1.31%
 Multiracial 150 0.96%
 Amerindian 87 0.55%
 Asian 49 0.31%
 Other Race 4 0.03%
 Pacific Islander 1 0.01%

Leicester Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 3,062 28.41%
2. Irish 1,848 17.15%
3. English 1,525 14.15%
4. German 1,359 12.61%
5. Scotch Irish 676 6.27%
6. Scottish 435 4.04%
7. Italian 416 3.86%
8. Polish 230 2.13%
9. Dutch 225 2.09%
10. French Non-Basque 203 1.88%

Leicester Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 14,267 95.31%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 313 2.09%
3. Mon Khmer / Cambodian 86 0.57%
4. Korean 70 0.47%
5. German 62 0.41%
6. Russian 47 0.31%
7. French 23 0.15%
8. Greek 22 0.15%
9. Tagalog 22 0.15%
10. Polish 20 0.13%

Leicester Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 15,548 96.91%
 Naturalized immigrant 187 1.17%
 Not a citizen 308 1.92%

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Leicester Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

28748