Leakesville, Mississippi Population 2020

870

Leakesville is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 870, it is the 172nd largest city in Mississippi and the 10911th largest city in the United States. Leakesville is currently declining at a rate of -1.81% annually and its population has decreased by -3.12% 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 550 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leakesville is $49,922 with a poverty rate of 14.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $106,400. The median age in Leakesville is 40.1 years, 27.7 years for males, and 47.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.1 males.

Leakesville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.79%
  • Black or African American: 11.81%
  • Native American: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 0.83%
  • Other race: 0.37%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leakesville, Mississippi is 870, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 902.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 898.

Leakesville, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93085.79%
Black or African American12811.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.20%
Two or More Races90.83%
Some Other Race40.37%

Leakesville Population Pyramid 2020

Leakesville Median Age

40.1


Total

27.7


Male

47.2


Female

Leakesville Adults

There are 800 adults, (259 of whom are seniors) in Leakesville.

Leakesville Age Dependency

100.4

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Leakesville Sex Ratio

Female

531

48.99%

Male

553

51.01%

Leakesville Households and Families

Leakesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leakesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.8%19.2%
All59.5%40.5%
Female59.2%40.8%
Non Family27.8%72.2%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4402.3359.5
Married2082.9580.8
Non Family1511.0627.8
Female713.1559.2
Male102.8100

2.94

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leakesville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade263.82%
9th to 12th Grade9313.66%
High School Graduate26138.33%
Some College12718.65%
Associates Degree426.17%
Bachelors Degree7010.28%
Graduate Degree629.10%

Leakesville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54945294
Black816218
Hispanic373720
Native American1310
Other Race44
Multiple Races11

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 54.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,774$43,250$27,500
Less Than High School$21,450$$21,500
High School Grad$53,788$58,173$53,258
Some College$22,292$$
Bachelors Degree$45,500$53,125$36,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,774

Average Earnings

$43,250

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Leakesville Language

Leakesville Language by Age

Leakesville Language

96.90% of Leakesville residents speak only English, while 3.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.81% of the population.

Leakesville Poverty

Leakesville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8099711.99%
Hispanic753749.33%
Black1151613.91%
Native13323.08%

14.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

14.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leakesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leakesville is Hispanic, with 49.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leakesville is White, with 11.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.79%
High School11.30%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater0.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Employed10.88%
Male Employed3.32%

Leakesville Income

Leakesville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,182$49,922
Families$46,016$53,230
Married Families$49,375-
Non Families-$42,517

Leakesville Marital Status

Leakesville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Leakesville Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Leakesville Marital Status by Race

Leakesville Veterans

83

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
Korea15
First Gulf War14
World War II11
Second Gulf War8
Age Group Veterans
75+30
65 to 7429
55 to 648
35 to 548
18 to 348
Name Veterans % of Total
White8011.53%
Black33.49%

$Leakesville Veterans by Education

2.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leakesville Employment Status

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Leakesville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.11%

Born in Mississippi

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.79% of Leakesville residents were born in the United States, with 64.11% having been born in Mississippi. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020870-16-1.81%
2019886-16-1.77%
2018902-1-0.11%
2017903-16-1.74%
2016919-6-0.65%
2015925-13-1.39%
201493850.54%
2013933-10-1.06%
2012943-4-0.42%
2011947-7-0.73%
20109540.00%