Leesville, Louisiana Population 2020

5,399

Leesville is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 5,399, it is the 58th largest city in Louisiana and the 4542nd largest city in the United States. Leesville is currently declining at a rate of -2.83% annually and its population has decreased by -18.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,612 in 2010. Leesville reached it's highest population of 9,054 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Leesville has a population density of 952 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leesville is $44,740 with a poverty rate of 29.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $90,700. The median age in Leesville is 34.6 years, 32.4 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.7 males.

Leesville Demographics

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

  • White: 57.09%
  • Black or African American: 34.35%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Asian: 2.94%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Other race: 1.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Leesville, Louisiana is 5,399, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,713.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,612.

Leesville, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,45757.09%
Black or African American2,08034.35%
Two or More Races1853.06%
Asian1782.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native771.27%
Some Other Race731.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.08%

Leesville Population Pyramid 2020

Leesville Median Age

34.6


Total

32.4


Male

36.6


Female

Leesville Adults

There are 4,611 adults, (836 of whom are seniors) in Leesville.

Leesville Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Leesville Sex Ratio

Female

2,958

48.85%

Male

3,097

51.15%

Leesville Households and Families

Leesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.9%34.1%
All46.1%53.9%
Non Family40.8%59.2%
Female29.5%70.5%
Male23.9%76.1%

46.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3742.5146.1
Non Family1,0541.2140.8
Married7763.4265.9
Female4273.8429.5
Male1173.323.9

3.42

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leesville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2005.10%
9th to 12th Grade50412.85%
High School Graduate1,36534.80%
Some College1,06927.26%
Associates Degree2636.71%
Bachelors Degree3528.98%
Graduate Degree1694.31%

Leesville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0961,796310
Black1,2801,012139
Hispanic28823624
Asian1378134
Multiple Races1079218
Native American5840
Other Race33332
Islander55

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 asian people with a rate of 24.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,598$30,313$19,516
Less Than High School$17,750$18,304$16,250
High School Grad$21,006$28,333$15,402
Some College$27,165$30,625$21,103
Bachelors Degree$43,393$43,875$42,014
Graduate Degree$58,125$85,536$55,625

$25,598

Average Earnings

$30,313

Average Male

$19,516

Average Female

Leesville Language

Leesville Language by Age

Leesville Language

92.36% of Leesville residents speak only English, while 7.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.30% of the population.

Leesville Poverty

Leesville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,02477525.63%
Black2,04970134.21%
Hispanic53520538.32%
Native775976.62%
Asian1784625.84%
Other683348.53%
Multiple1822815.38%
Islander55100.00%

29.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.99%

Male Poverty Rate

32.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leesville is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leesville is Multiple, with 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.12%
High School27.09%
Some College19.39%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.38%
Male Unemployed44.85%
Female Employed16.95%
Male Employed14.55%

Leesville Income

Leesville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,280$44,740
Families$42,200$53,147
Married Families$61,413-
Non Families$21,047$31,642

Leesville Marital Status

Leesville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Leesville Married by Age and Sex

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

Leesville Veterans

763

Number of Veterans

655

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War327
Second Gulf War305
Vietnam217
Korea29
World War II5
Name Veterans % of Total
White46918.11%
Black24716.61%
Hispanic6319.09%
2 or More2217.74%
Asian1611.27%
Hawaiian5100.00%
Other49.76%

$Leesville Veterans by Education

9.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leesville Employment Status

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.5%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Leesville 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

52.22%

Born in Louisiana

95.34%

Native Born

4.66%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.34% of Leesville residents were born in the United States, with 52.22% having been born in Louisiana. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,399-157-2.83%
20195,556-157-2.75%
20185,713-230-3.87%
20175,943-157-2.57%
20166,100-43-0.70%
20156,143-222-3.49%
20146,365-141-2.17%
20136,506-209-3.11%
20126,7152273.50%
20116,488-63-0.96%
20106,551-202-0.30%
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%