Leake County, Mississippi Population 2018

Leake County, Mississippi's estimated population is 22,715 with a growth rate of -1.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leake County, Mississippi is the 42nd largest county in Mississippi.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201722,715-296-1.29%
201623,0112741.21%
201622,737-43-0.19%
201522,780-402-1.73%
201423,182-82-0.35%
201323,264700.30%
201223,194-61-0.26%
201123,255-483-2.03%
201023,7385,30228.76%
199018,436-354-1.88%
198018,7901,7059.98%
197017,085-1,575-8.44%
196018,660-2,950-13.65%
195021,610-2,960-12.05%
194024,5702,76712.69%
193021,8034,83028.46%
192016,973-1,325-7.24%
191018,2989385.40%
190017,3602,55717.27%
189014,8031,65712.60%
188013,1464,65054.73%
18708,496-828-8.88%
18609,3243,79168.52%
18505,5333,371155.92%
18402,1620.00%

Leake County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,898
Black or African American9,618
American Indian and Alaska Native1,333
Asian74
Two or More Races71
Some Other Race17

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Leake County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Leake County, Mississippi Median Age

35.5


Total

34.1


Male

37.6


Female

Leake County, Mississippi Adults

There are 16,499 adults, (3,268 of which are seniors) in Leake County, Mississippi.

Leake County, Mississippi Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Leake County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,519

50.06%

Male

11,492

49.94%

Leake County, Mississippi Households and Families

Leake County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leake County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Male64.7%35.3%
Female60.3%39.7%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leake County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2592.6973.9
Married3,6283.2687.1
Non Family2,4921.0865.8
Female1,7403.6460.3
Male3993.4764.7

3.31

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leake County, Mississippi Households

Leake County, Mississippi Education

Leake County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3589.38%
9th to 12th Grade2,01913.95%
High School Graduate5,34036.90%
Some College2,87019.83%
Associates Degree1,1117.68%
Bachelors Degree1,2538.66%
Graduate Degree5203.59%

Leake County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8606,2561,246
Black5,4944,093510
Native American70751517
Hispanic401181
Multiple Races3730
Asian2919
Other Race17

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 81.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 15.85%.

Leake County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,962$31,985$21,174
Less Than High School$19,439$20,718$18,163
High School Grad$22,643$30,783$16,941
Some College$26,659$34,568$19,806
Bachelors Degree$47,618$63,438$40,847
Graduate Degree$49,316$40,543$51,953

$26,962

Average Earnings

$31,985

Average Male

$21,174

Average Female

Leake County, Mississippi Language

Leake County, Mississippi Language by Age

Leake County, Mississippi Language

93.19% of Leake County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 6.81% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,1163,55839.03%
White10,7081,53814.36%
Hispanic96346448.18%
Native1,32440430.51%
Multiple714969.01%
Other1717100.00%

27.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.23%

Male Poverty Rate

30.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leake County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leake County, Mississippi is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leake County, Mississippi is White, with 14.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.62%.

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.39%
High School26.44%
Some College11.94%
Bachelors or Greater6.44%

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.34%
Male Unemployed33.40%
Female Employed15.38%
Male Employed10.32%

Leake County, Mississippi Income

Leake County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,657$48,963
Families$42,666$58,565
Married Families$60,301$
Non Families$16,297$25,599

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Leake County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

Leake County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by War

952

Number of Veterans

900

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam373
First Gulf War149
World War II119
Second Gulf War113
Korea26

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74317
75+280
55 to 64152
18 to 34114
35 to 5489

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5716.32%
Black3555.47%
Indian263.00%

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

18.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leake County, Mississippi Employment Status

Leake County, Mississippi Employment by Age

54%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Leake County, Mississippi Employment by Race

Leake County, Mississippi Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Leake County, Mississippi

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Carthage50694860-209-4.12%
Walnut Grove19061608-298-15.63%
Sebastopol 279278-1-0.36%
Lena148141-7-4.73%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990