Leesville, Louisiana Population 2022

5,289
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Leesville is a city located in Vernon Parish Louisiana. Leesville has a 2020 population of 5,289. Leesville is currently declining at a rate of -1.91% annually and its population has decreased by -19.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,555 in 2010.

The average household income in Leesville is $45,061 with a poverty rate of 33.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $697 per month, and the median house value is $96,600. The median age in Leesville is 35.2 years, 33.5 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Leesville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Leesvillewas:

  • White: 55.62%
  • Black or African American: 36.83%
  • Asian: 2.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Leesville, Louisiana is 5,289 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,289.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,555.

Leesville, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,21155.62%
Black or African American2,12636.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.55%
Asian1432.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.05%
Some Other Race1182.04%
Two or More Races1402.43%
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Leesville Population by Race

Leesville Population Pyramid 2022

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Leesville Median Age

34.9


Total

34.8


Male

35.2


Female

Leesville Adults

There are 4,425 adults, (980 of whom are seniors) in Leesville.

Leesville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesville Sex Ratio

Female

2,933

50.81%

Male

2,840

49.19%

Leesville Population by Age

Leesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.6%39.4%
All42.1%57.9%
Non Family38.4%61.6%
Female23.8%76.2%
Male22.9%77.1%

42.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4442.3442.1
Married7283.3560.6
Male833.8922.9
Female3873.6123.8
Non Family1,2461.2438.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Leesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1965.04%
9th to 12th Grade42710.99%
High School Graduate1,38035.51%
Some College87222.44%
Associates Degree2957.59%
Bachelors Degree53213.69%
Graduate Degree1844.73%
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Leesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander333
White2,0331,791435
Black1,3991,152229
2+ Races696310
Other Race47476
Asian1035112
Hispanic26519826
Native American26171

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,040$37,514$20,952
Less Than 9th Grade$20,625$25,000$19,583
High School Graduate$22,888$29,826$15,556
Some College$25,040$31,761$21,146
Bachelors Degree$39,475$39,525$31,000
Graduate Degree$39,262$75,417$39,119

$30,040

Average Earnings

$37,514

Average Male

$20,952

Average Female

Leesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leesville Language by Age

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Leesville Language

90.81% of Leesville residents speak only English, while 9.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Leesville Language

Leesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native321959.38%
Black2,10090843.24%
Hispanic50115931.74%
White2,79980028.58%
Asian1431510.49%
Other49NaN%
Multiple1382820.29%

33.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.26%

Male Poverty Rate

39.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesville is Native, with 59.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesville is Multiple, with 20.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.24%.

Leesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.91%
High School34.99%
Some College27.84%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%

Leesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.57%
Male Unemployed46.72%
Female Employed17.41%
Female Unemployed73.39%

Leesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,250$44,698
Families$47,571$54,224
Married Families$64,655-
Non Families$27,027$33,600
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Income by Household Type

Leesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Leesville Married by Age and Sex

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Leesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Leesville Marital Status by Race

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Leesville Marital Status

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704

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War277
First Gulf War289
Vietnam205
Korea15
World War II3

Leesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3497
35 to 54242
55 to 64176
65 to 74125
75+64

Leesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White38915.81%
Black27218.54%
Asian119.24%
Islander3100.00%
Other Race1116.42%
2+ Races1823.08%
Hispanic3811.55%

Leesville Veterans by Race

Leesville Veterans by Education

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16.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesville Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Leesville Employment by Age

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Leesville Employment by Race

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Leesville 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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54.48%

Born in Leesville

95.32%

Native Born

4.68%

Foreign Born

2.11%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.32% of Leesville residents were born in the United States, with 54.48% having been born in Louisiana. 2.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leesville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,5180.00%
19303,2917732.71%
19402,829-462-1.50%
19504,6701,8415.14%
19604,689190.04%
19708,9284,2396.65%
19809,0541260.14%
19907,638-1,416-1.69%
20006,753-885-1.22%
20106,555-198-0.30%
20116,492-63-0.96%
20126,7172253.47%
20136,506-211-3.14%
20146,364-142-2.18%
20156,144-220-3.46%
20166,102-42-0.68%
20175,936-166-2.72%
20185,701-235-3.96%
20195,598-103-1.81%
20205,495-103-1.84%
20215,392-103-1.87%
20225,289-103-1.91%

Leesville Population by Year