Leighton is located in southeast Iowa. Leighton is between the Mahaska, Marion county. Leighton has 0.10 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Leighton population is 192, which has grown 25.49% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Leighton median household income is $49,375 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 5.80% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Leighton median house value is $108,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 39.72% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 53.09% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Leighton is much better than the state average in quality. The Leighton area code is 641.