Leake County, Mississippi Population 2018

Leake County, Mississippi's estimated population is 22,715 with a growth rate of -0.10% 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
201722,9362210.97%
201722,715-22-0.10%
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
White11,748
Black or African American9,719
American Indian and Alaska Native1,325
Two or More Races70
Asian41
Some Other Race33

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Leake County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Leake County, Mississippi Median Age

35.8


Total

34


Male

38


Female

Leake County, Mississippi Adults

There are 16,698 adults, (3,333 of whom are seniors) in Leake County, Mississippi.

Leake County, Mississippi Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Leake County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,402

49.71%

Male

11,534

50.29%

Leake County, Mississippi Households and Families

Leake County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Leake County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All72%28%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female61.3%38.7%
Male57.1%42.9%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leake County, Mississippi Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,2282.772
Married3,5723.2284.3
Non Family2,4901.0864.3
Female1,7323.8161.3
Male4343.3257.1

3.33

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

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 Grade1,2998.89%
9th to 12th Grade1,87012.80%
High School Graduate5,59438.28%
Some College2,99820.52%
Associates Degree1,0767.36%
Bachelors Degree1,1918.15%
Graduate Degree5844.00%

Leake County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8396,4511,175
Black5,6614,287577
Native American73650523
Hispanic431167
Other Race33
Multiple Races3022
Asian1811

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.99%.

Leake County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,902$32,165$21,538
Less Than High School$20,198$21,350$18,525
High School Grad$24,099$30,974$19,104
Some College$27,830$32,044$22,784
Bachelors Degree$42,615$60,762$26,898
Graduate Degree$50,254$$50,272

$26,902

Average Earnings

$32,165

Average Male

$21,538

Average Female

Leake County, Mississippi Language

Leake County, Mississippi Language by Age

Leake County, Mississippi Language

93.85% of Leake County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 6.15% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,2423,30735.78%
White10,5961,58614.97%
Native1,31542031.94%
Hispanic1,00020720.70%
Multiple624674.19%
Other3333100.00%

25.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.73%

Male Poverty Rate

29.42%

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 14.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.12%.

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.64%
High School23.33%
Some College11.17%
Bachelors or Greater6.82%

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.65%
Male Unemployed37.74%
Female Employed13.71%
Male Employed8.90%

Leake County, Mississippi Income

Leake County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,578$51,490
Families$46,550$61,751
Married Families$61,056$
Non Families$16,833$26,689

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

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 45To54.

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by War

888

Number of Veterans

832

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam366
First Gulf War168
Second Gulf War156
World War II89
Korea38

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74297
75+252
18 to 34141
55 to 64129
35 to 5469

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6006.61%
Black2774.17%
Indian111.25%

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

9.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leake County, Mississippi Employment Status

Leake County, Mississippi Employment by Age

55.3%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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