Leland, Mississippi Population 2021

3,566
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Leland is a city located in Washington County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,566, it is the 74th largest city in Mississippi and the 5729th largest city in the United States . Leland is currently declining at a rate of -2.73% annually and its population has decreased by -20.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,481 in 2010. Leland reached it's highest population of 6,667 in 1980. Spanning over 4 miles, Leland has a population density of 995 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leland is $54,098 with a poverty rate of 25.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $643 per month, and the median house value is $75,000. The median age in Leland is 37.2 years, 33.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Leland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 71.45%
  • White: 25.32%
  • Other race: 2.67%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Two or more races: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leland, Mississippi is 3,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,866.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,481.

Leland, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,83371.45%
White1,00425.32%
Some Other Race1062.67%
Asian180.45%
Two or More Races40.10%
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Leland Population by Race

Leland Population Pyramid $2021

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Leland Median Age

37.2


Total

33.7


Male

40.2


Female

Leland Adults

There are 2,885 adults, (605 of whom are seniors) in Leland.

Leland Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Leland Sex Ratio

Female

2,040

51.45%

Male

1,925

48.55%

Leland Population by Age

Leland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All55.8%44.2%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male46.9%53.1%
Female30.8%69.2%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6422.4155.8
Non Family6101.1551.3
Married5982.9675.6
Female3213.6230.8
Male1132.9646.9

3.07

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Leland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2098.02%
9th to 12th Grade33612.89%
High School Graduate70527.05%
Some College59122.68%
Associates Degree1224.68%
Bachelors Degree40115.39%
Graduate Degree2429.29%
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Leland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black1,7711,343320
White758694309
Hispanic596
Other Race596
Asian181814

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.78%.

Leland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,991$38,802$24,958
Less Than 9th Grade$20,368$38,519$11,677
High School Graduate$27,070$31,250$25,787
Some College$25,172$29,148$20,078
Bachelors Degree$45,662$59,821$33,068
Graduate Degree$56,875$64,500$54,722

$30,991

Average Earnings

$38,802

Average Male

$24,958

Average Female

Leland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leland Language by Age

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Leland Language

95.55% of Leland residents speak only English, while 4.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.69% of the population.

Leland Language

Leland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,83398634.80%
White1,004363.59%
Hispanic1262015.87%

25.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.56%

Male Poverty Rate

33.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leland is Black, with 34.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leland is White, with 3.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.41%.

Leland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.68%
High School24.26%
Some College22.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.58%

Leland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.97%
Female Employed17.21%
Male Unemployed16.90%
Male Employed4.07%

Leland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,932$54,098
Families$48,702$64,695
Married Families$73,636-
Non Families$25,117$33,844
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Income by Household Type

Leland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Leland Married by Age and Sex

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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 55-64.

Leland Marital Status by Race

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Leland Marital Status

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150

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam50
Second Gulf War43
Korea7
World War II
First Gulf War

Leland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+44
65 to 7439
35 to 5432
55 to 6430
18 to 345

Leland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black964.90%
White546.42%

Leland Veterans by Race

Leland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leland Veterans by Education

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Leland Employment by Age

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Leland Employment by Race

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Leland 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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88.80%

Born in Leland

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

2.12%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Leland residents were born in the United States, with 88.80% having been born in Mississippi. 2.12% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,566-100-2.73%
20203,666-100-2.66%
20193,766-100-2.59%
20183,866-113-2.84%
20173,979-98-2.40%
20164,077-76-1.83%
20154,153-93-2.19%
20144,246-60-1.39%
20134,306-47-1.08%
20124,353-65-1.47%
20114,418-58-1.30%
20104,476-1,026-2.04%
20005,502-864-1.45%
19906,366-301-0.46%
19806,6676671.06%
19706,000-295-0.48%
19606,2951,5592.89%
19504,7361,0362.50%
19403,7000.00%

Leland Population by Year