Leakesville, Mississippi Population 2022

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Leakesville is a city located in Greene County Mississippi. Leakesville has a 2020 population of 879. It is also the county seat of Greene County. Leakesville is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -7.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 954 in 2010.

The average household income in Leakesville is $42,648 with a poverty rate of 23.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $91,800. 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 Leakesvillewas:

  • White: 51.41%
  • Black or African American: 46.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.64%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Other race: 0.06%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leakesville, Mississippi is 879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 879.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 954.

Leakesville, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,79851.41%
Black or African American2,52446.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.53%
Some Other Race30.06%
Two or More Races891.64%
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Leakesville Population by Race

Leakesville Population Pyramid 2022

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Leakesville Median Age

40.9


Total

40.4


Male

50.5


Female

Leakesville Adults

There are 4,915 adults, (559 of whom are seniors) in Leakesville.

Leakesville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Leakesville Sex Ratio

Female

728

13.37%

Male

4,715

86.63%

Leakesville Population by Age

Leakesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leakesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female72.2%27.8%
Married67.2%32.8%
All54.7%45.3%
Non Family37.6%62.4%
Male26.3%73.7%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leakesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4723.0454.7
Married1744.9367.2
Male192.8426.3
Female903.7272.2
Non Family189037.6

4.36

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Leakesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4319.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,20927.32%
High School Graduate1,34030.28%
Some College99222.41%
Associates Degree2425.47%
Bachelors Degree1453.28%
Graduate Degree671.51%
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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
White2,1721,550139
Black2,0801,11673
Other Race33
Native American2823
2+ Races4431
Hispanic10266

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 white people with a rate of 6.40%.

Leakesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$17,275$15,060$34,313
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$$$34,097
Some College$40,278$$40,417
Bachelors Degree$43,750$$37,344
Graduate Degree$21,786$$20,357

$17,275

Average Earnings

$15,060

Average Male

$34,313

Average Female

Leakesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leakesville Language by Age

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Leakesville Language

99.39% of Leakesville residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Leakesville Language

Leakesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native7571.43%
White99624724.80%
Black3958120.51%
OtherNaN%

23.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.29%

Male Poverty Rate

22.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leakesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leakesville is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.99%.

Leakesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.21%
High School27.65%
Some College9.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Leakesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.57%
Female Unemployed57.14%

Leakesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leakesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,833$42,418
Families$49,375$54,622
Married Families$57,500-
Non Families$16,910$22,679
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Income by Household Type

Leakesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

21.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Leakesville Marital Status by Race

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Leakesville Marital Status

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378

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War97
Vietnam120
Korea22
World War II10

Leakesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
35 to 54123
55 to 6477
65 to 7493
75+56

Leakesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2509.91%
Black1225.34%
Native American620.69%
Hispanic2825.00%

Leakesville Veterans by Race

Leakesville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leakesville Veterans by Education

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7.7%

Labor Force Participation

7.1%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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68.53%

Born in Leakesville

99.69%

Native Born

0.31%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.69% of Leakesville residents were born in the United States, with 68.53% having been born in Mississippi. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leakesville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20109540.00%
2011934-20-2.10%
2012930-4-0.43%
2013922-8-0.86%
201492640.43%
2015918-8-0.86%
2016911-7-0.76%
2017897-14-1.54%
201889920.22%
2019894-5-0.56%
2020889-5-0.56%
2021884-5-0.56%
2022879-5-0.57%

Leakesville Population by Year