Leakesville, Mississippi Population 2021

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Leakesville is a city located in Greene County Mississippi. It is also the county seat of Greene County. With a 2020 population of 884, it is the 169th largest city in Mississippi and the 10828th largest city in the United States . Leakesville is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -1.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 898 in 2010. Leakesville reached it's highest population of 954 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Leakesville has a population density of 559 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leakesville is $42,648 with a poverty rate of 25.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $568 per month, and the median house value is $96,800. The median age in Leakesville is 32.5 years, 24.4 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Leakesville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leakesville was:

  • White: 79.07%
  • Black or African American: 19.41%
  • Two or more races: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leakesville, Mississippi is 884 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 899.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 898.

Leakesville, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White78279.07%
Black or African American19219.41%
Two or More Races80.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.40%
Some Other Race30.30%
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Leakesville Population by Race

Leakesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Leakesville Median Age

32.5


Total

24.4


Male

37.9


Female

Leakesville Adults

There are 646 adults, (235 of whom are seniors) in Leakesville.

Leakesville Age Dependency

140.6

Age Dependency Ratio

57.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

83.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Leakesville Sex Ratio

Female

479

48.43%

Male

510

51.57%

Leakesville Population by Age

Leakesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leakesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married76.3%23.7%
Female75.3%24.7%
All65.9%34.1%
Non Family38.4%61.6%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leakesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3402.7365.9
Married1563.4776.3
Non Family99038.4
Female733.6675.3
Male121.67100

3.34

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Leakesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade376.63%
9th to 12th Grade488.60%
High School Graduate16229.03%
Some College14826.52%
Associates Degree519.14%
Bachelors Degree488.60%
Graduate Degree6411.47%
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Leakesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leakesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44337886
Black977921
Hispanic14145
Native American42
Other Race33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 35.71%.

Leakesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,607$35,833$21,932
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$21,406$$19,250
Bachelors Degree$43,750$53,333$36,806
Graduate Degree$27,500$$

$26,607

Average Earnings

$35,833

Average Male

$21,932

Average Female

Leakesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leakesville Language by Age

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Leakesville Language

98.47% of Leakesville residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Leakesville Language

Leakesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White71419126.75%
Black1722413.95%
Hispanic241562.50%
Native4250.00%

25.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.71%

Male Poverty Rate

22.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leakesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leakesville is Hispanic, with 62.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leakesville is Black, with 13.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.43%.

Leakesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.38%
Some College17.80%
High School16.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.89%

Leakesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.92%
Female Unemployed53.85%
Female Employed20.44%
Male Employed8.61%

Leakesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leakesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,542$42,648
Families$43,516$46,000
Married Families$50,000-
Non Families$22,426$30,031
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Income by Household Type

Leakesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Leakesville Married by Age and Sex

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Leakesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Leakesville Marital Status by Race

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Leakesville Marital Status

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88

Number of Veterans

83

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Korea19
First Gulf War12
World War II9
Second Gulf War6

Leakesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+43
65 to 7424
35 to 548
55 to 647
18 to 346

Leakesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8415.67%
Black43.88%

Leakesville Veterans by Race

Leakesville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leakesville Veterans by Education

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43.3%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leakesville Employment by Age

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Leakesville Employment by Race

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Leakesville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.44%

Born in Leakesville

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Leakesville residents were born in the United States, with 67.44% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Leakesville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021884-5-0.56%
2020889-5-0.56%
2019894-5-0.56%
201889920.22%
2017897-14-1.54%
2016911-7-0.76%
2015918-8-0.86%
201492640.43%
2013922-8-0.86%
2012930-4-0.43%
2011934-20-2.10%
20109540.00%

Leakesville Population by Year