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Leeds, North Dakota

Leeds is a city located in Benson County, North Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 464.

Geography Leeds is located at 48°17'22" North, 99°26'20" West (48.289356, -99.438965)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 464 people, 212 households, and 129 families residing in the city. The population density is 389.5/km² (1,018.8/mi²). There are 282 housing units at an average density of 236.7/km² (619.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 96.98% White, 0.65% African American, 2.37% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 212 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% are married couples living together, 8.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% are non-families. 37.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 23.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.19 and the average family size is 2.90.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 24.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,953, and the median income for a family is $49,444. Males have a median income of $30,500 versus $17,279 for females. The per capita income for the city is $19,869. 13.5% of the population and 6.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.6% are under the age of 18 and 15.3% are 65 or older.

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