Leesville, Louisiana Population 2021

5,392
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Leesville is a city located in Vernon Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,392, it is the 58th largest city in Louisiana and the 4562nd largest city in the United States . Leesville is currently declining at a rate of -1.87% annually and its population has decreased by -18.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,612 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Leesville has a population density of 951 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leesville is $45,061 with a poverty rate of 32.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $746 per month, and the median house value is $93,200. 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: 55.95%
  • Black or African American: 35.14%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Other race: 1.66%
  • Native American: 1.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Leesville, Louisiana is 5,392 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,392.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,612.

Leesville, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,29655.95%
Black or African American2,07035.14%
Asian1833.11%
Two or More Races1602.72%
Some Other Race981.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native791.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.08%
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Leesville Population by Race

Leesville Population Pyramid $2021

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Leesville Median Age

35.2


Total

33.5


Male

37.2


Female

Leesville Adults

There are 4,498 adults, (903 of whom are seniors) in Leesville.

Leesville Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesville Sex Ratio

Female

2,916

49.50%

Male

2,975

50.50%

Leesville Population by Age

Leesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male29%71%
Female30.7%69.3%
Non Family41%59%
All48.2%51.8%
Married70.9%29.1%

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4152.448.2
Non Family1,1491.2241
Married7623.3270.9
Female4113.7630.7
Male933.4829

3.33

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Leesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1764.57%
9th to 12th Grade49012.74%
High School Graduate1,41936.89%
Some College90123.42%
Associates Degree2927.59%
Bachelors Degree38910.11%
Graduate Degree1804.68%
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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
White2,0751,780339
Black1,2511,004155
Hispanic28823828
Asian1237727
2+ Races847216
Native American5842
Other Race54547
Islander555

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$25,490$31,215$19,677
Less Than 9th Grade$18,885$19,632$18,250
High School Graduate$21,768$29,091$15,484
Some College$26,331$31,402$20,500
Bachelors Degree$45,583$46,571$42,083
Graduate Degree$55,833$$56,667

$25,490

Average Earnings

$31,215

Average Male

$19,677

Average Female

Leesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leesville Language by Age

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Leesville Language

90.49% of Leesville residents speak only English, while 9.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.40% of the population.

Leesville Language

Leesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,05080739.37%
White2,87775526.24%
Hispanic56123141.18%
Native796379.75%
Asian1834625.14%
Other914246.15%
Multiple1563824.36%

32.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.56%

Male Poverty Rate

36.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesville is Native, with 79.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesville is Multiple, with 24.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.71%.

Leesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.76%
High School29.58%
Some College23.11%
Bachelors or Greater7.38%

Leesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.77%
Male Unemployed44.14%
Female Employed16.91%
Male Employed12.74%

Leesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,572$45,061
Families$46,979$54,992
Married Families$63,929-
Non Families$20,653$31,766
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Income by Household Type

Leesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

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

Leesville Marital Status by Race

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Leesville Marital Status

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761

Number of Veterans

623

Male Veterans

138

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War332
First Gulf War315
Vietnam213
Korea25
World War II2

Leesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54288
55 to 64165
65 to 74114
18 to 34112
75+82

Leesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White46017.92%
Black25817.95%
Hispanic339.97%
2+ Races1920.00%
Other Race1016.67%
Asian96.62%
Islander5100.00%

Leesville Veterans by Race

Leesville Veterans by Education

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16.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesville Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

10.9%

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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53.30%

Born in Leesville

95.50%

Native Born

4.50%

Foreign Born

1.61%

Non Citizen

2.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.50% of Leesville residents were born in the United States, with 53.30% having been born in Louisiana. 1.61% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,392-103-1.87%
20205,495-103-1.84%
20195,598-103-1.81%
20185,701-235-3.96%
20175,936-166-2.72%
20166,102-42-0.68%
20156,144-220-3.46%
20146,364-142-2.18%
20136,506-211-3.14%
20126,7172253.47%
20116,492-63-0.96%
20106,555-198-0.30%
20006,753-885-1.22%
19907,638-1,416-1.69%
19809,0541260.14%
19708,9284,2396.65%
19604,689190.04%
19504,6701,8415.14%
19402,829-462-1.50%
19303,2917732.71%
19202,5180.00%

Leesville Population by Year