Leland, Mississippi Population 2020

3,671
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Leland is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,671, it is the 75th largest city in Mississippi and the 5644th largest city in the United States. Leland is currently declining at a rate of -2.55% annually and its population has decreased by -18.08% 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 1,024 people per square mile.

The average household income in Leland is $51,894 with a poverty rate of 27.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $668 per month, and the median house value is $70,100. The median age in Leland is 38.3 years, 32.7 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.3 males.

Leland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 69.84%
  • White: 26.27%
  • Other race: 3.25%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Two or more races: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Leland, Mississippi is 3,671, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,863.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,481.

Leland, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,83469.84%
White1,06626.27%
Some Other Race1323.25%
Asian200.49%
Two or More Races60.15%
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Leland Population Pyramid 2020

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Leland Median Age

38.3


Total

32.7


Male

42.3


Female

Leland Adults

There are 2,971 adults, (558 of whom are seniors) in Leland.

Leland Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Leland Sex Ratio

Female

1,996

49.19%

Male

2,062

50.81%

Leland Households and Families

Leland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
Male68.7%31.3%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
All60.8%39.2%
Female36.2%63.8%

60.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6602.4460.8
Non Family6281.1361.8
Married5952.9874.1
Female3703.6636.2
Male673.3168.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Leland Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2519.46%
9th to 12th Grade35813.49%
High School Graduate74528.07%
Some College52919.93%
Associates Degree1656.22%
Bachelors Degree36713.83%
Graduate Degree2399.01%
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Leland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,7781,309226
White776706360
Hispanic8010
Other Race8010
Asian202020

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 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,270$36,888$25,760
Less Than High School$21,150$35,071$
High School Grad$26,995$31,211$26,012
Some College$28,589$31,314$21,250
Bachelors Degree$41,071$63,971$31,304
Graduate Degree$60,625$68,000$56,875

$31,270

Average Earnings

$36,888

Average Male

$25,760

Average Female

Leland Language

Leland Language by Age

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Leland Language

95.75% of Leland residents speak only English, while 4.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.14% of the population.

Leland Poverty

Leland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,8341,10338.92%
Hispanic1582616.46%
White1,066211.97%

27.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.65%

Male Poverty Rate

32.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leland is Black, with 38.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leland is White, with 1.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.46%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.77%
High School25.37%
Some College19.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.46%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed75.00%
Male Unemployed38.81%
Female Employed16.88%
Male Employed4.79%

Leland Income

Leland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,116$51,894
Families$43,871$62,497
Married Families$67,986-
Non Families$20,990$32,224
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Leland Marital Status

Leland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

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 Veterans

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125

Number of Veterans

120

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam54
Second Gulf War11
Korea6
World War II
First Gulf War
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7442
55 to 6440
75+37
18 to 346
35 to 54
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black733.62%
White526.08%

Leland Veterans by Education

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4.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leland Employment Status

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59.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

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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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88.10%

Born in Mississippi

96.77%

Native Born

3.23%

Foreign Born

2.83%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.77% of Leland residents were born in the United States, with 88.10% having been born in Mississippi. 2.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,671-96-2.55%
20193,767-96-2.49%
20183,863-118-2.96%
20173,981-96-2.35%
20164,077-78-1.88%
20154,155-92-2.17%
20144,247-61-1.42%
20134,308-44-1.01%
20124,352-65-1.47%
20114,417-59-1.32%
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%