This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Fort Leonard Wood has a very low population density. Fort Leonard Wood is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Fort Leonard Wood, MO is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Fort Leonard Wood has a population density of 160, with 15,591 current residents.
Out of the 15,591 current residents, 65% are male and 35% are female. 50% of the residents are married and 50% are single.
- 54% Sun
- 43% Rain
- 22% Snow
55°F average temperature
- 40 years Median home age
- $97,520 Median home price
- -1.81% Home appreciation rate
- 5.93% Annual property tax
As for living in Fort Leonard Wood, the air quality is 85% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 43% rainy, and 22% snowy. The average temperature is 55°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Fort Leonard Wood, you should know that 0.7% of homes are owned while 81.7% of homes are rented, and 17.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $97,520, the median age of homes is 40 years, the annual home appreciation is -1.81% and the annual property tax is 5.93%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Fort Leonard Wood, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Fort Leonard Wood’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Fort Leonard Wood is 21 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 34.99% Democratic, 63.68% Republican, and 1.33% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:13
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
97%High school diploma
13%Some college or associates degree
7%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Fort Leonard Wood, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.30% of residents are unemployed in Fort Leonard Wood (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Fort Leonard Wood residents: 5.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 25.24% are in the arts and sciences field, 21.2% are in the customer service field, 28.8% are in the sales field, 0.94% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 96.98%, 13.06% of residents have an associate’s degree, 19.27% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 6.51% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Fort Leonard Wood, you should be aware that the average commute time is 12 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Fort Leonard Wood have a few different options. 39% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 6% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.