Leland, Mississippi Population 2024

3,542

Leland is a city located in Washington County Mississippi. Leland has a 2024 population of 3,542. Leland is currently declining at a rate of -2.85% annually and its population has decreased by -10.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,958 in 2020.

The average household income in Leland is $68,706 with a poverty rate of 22.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leland is 37.8 years, 34.7 years for males, and 45.1 years for females.

Leland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 67.86%
  • White: 27.57%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Other race: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
988.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.51% (-416)
The current population of Leland, Mississippi is 3,542 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,958.

Leland, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,67367.86%
White1,08627.57%
Two or more races1363.45%
Other race310.79%
Asian130.33%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Leland Population by Race

Leland Population Pyramid 2024

Leland Median Age

37.8

Total

34.7

Male

45.1

Female

Leland Adults

There are 3,088 adults, (811 of whom are seniors) in Leland.

Leland Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Leland Sex Ratio

Female2,02951.51%
Male1,91048.49%

Leland Population by Age

Leland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7032.3169.330.7
Non Family6871.146436
Married5822.928911
Female2963.1255.444.6
Male1383.8342.857.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1344.78%
9th to 12th Grade2378.45%
High School Graduate73626.25%
Some College61421.9%
Associates Degree2659.45%
Bachelors Degree53619.12%
Graduate Degree28210.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1,7411,427407
White898841283
2+ Races121121121
Hispanic525221
Other Race31310
Asian13137

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Leland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$31,002$30,163$31,222
Less Than 9th Grade$2,596$2,499$11,518
High School Graduate$22,434$26,211$21,414
Some College$32,938$31,786$34,750
Bachelors Degree$41,016$61,012$32,331
Graduate Degree$54,583$82,344$46,791

$31,002

Average Earnings

$30,163

Average Male

$31,222

Average Female

Leland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leland Language

95.54% of Leland residents speak only English, while 4.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Leland Language

Leland Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2,67376128.47%
White1,08614012.89%
Hispanic1417452.48%

22.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.4%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leland is Hispanic, with 52.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leland is White, with 12.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.91%.

Leland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.04%
Some College19.57%
High School16.3%
Bachelors or Greater2.93%

Leland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.86%
Female Employed8.79%
Male Employed8.6%
Male Unemployed0%

Leland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$45,645$68,706
Families$63,243$72,521
Married Families$93,594$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,444$59,968

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Leland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leland 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.

Leland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

147

Number of Veterans

147

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam66
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War5
Korea0
World War II0

Leland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7454
35 to 5446
55 to 6431
75+16
18 to 340

Leland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black904.63%
White575.97%

Leland Veterans by Race

Leland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Leland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

90.33%

Born in Leland

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Leland residents were born in the United States, with 90.33% having been born in Mississippi. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,022-104-3.33%
20283,126-104-3.22%
20273,230-104-3.12%
20263,334-104-3.03%
20253,438-104-2.94%
20243,542-104-2.85%
20233,646-104-2.77%
20223,750-109-2.82%
20213,859-99-2.5%
20203,9581965.21%
20193,762-99-2.56%
20183,861-114-2.87%
20173,975-98-2.41%
20164,073-76-1.83%
20154,149-92-2.17%
20144,241-60-1.4%
20134,301-45-1.04%
20124,346-67-1.52%
20114,413-57-1.28%
20104,470-1,032-18.76%
20005,502-864-13.57%
19906,366-301-4.51%
19806,66766711.12%
19706,000-295-4.69%
19606,2951,55932.92%
19504,7361,03628%
19403,70000%
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Leland Population by Year