Lead - Demographics & Population
The City of Lead was home to 3,124 people at the time of the 2010 Census. The median age was 40.5 years. Of the 1,420 households at the time, 25.6 percent included children under the age of 18. Single parents living with children accounted for 11.8 percent of all households. Slightly more than one in ten Lead residents was over the age of 65 and living alone.
Lead's population was overwhelmingly white (96.7 percent) in 2010. People with American Indian ancestry accounted for 3.4 percent of the community. Hispanics were 2.9 percent.
One in eight residents of Lead was living below the poverty level in 2010, according to estimates by the American Community Survey of the U.S. Census.
To access the demographic profile of Lead from the 2010 U.S. Census, click here.