Leake County, Mississippi Population 2022

Leake County, Mississippi's estimated population is 22,771 with a growth rate of -0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leake County, Mississippi is the 42nd largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 23,738 and has seen a growth of -4.07% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,1620.00%
18505,5333,371155.92%
18609,3243,79168.52%
18708,496-828-8.88%
188013,1464,65054.73%
189014,8031,65712.60%
190017,3602,55717.27%
191018,2989385.40%
192016,973-1,325-7.24%
193021,8034,83028.46%
194024,5702,76712.69%
195021,610-2,960-12.05%
196018,660-2,950-13.65%
197017,085-1,575-8.44%
198018,7901,7059.98%
199018,436-354-1.88%
201023,7385,30228.76%
201123,256-482-2.03%
201223,195-61-0.26%
201323,267720.31%
201423,181-86-0.37%
201522,777-404-1.74%
201622,789120.05%
201722,819300.13%
201822,791-28-0.12%
201922,786-5-0.02%
202022,781-5-0.02%
202122,776-5-0.02%
202222,771-5-0.02%
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Leake County, Mississippi Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,32549.69%
Black or African American9,63242.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2655.55%
Asian680.30%
Some Other Race3441.51%
Two or More Races1570.69%
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Leake County, Mississippi Population by Race

Leake County, Mississippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Leake County, Mississippi Median Age

37.7


Total

34.6


Male

40.4


Female

Leake County, Mississippi Adults

There are 16,897 adults, (3,689 of whom are seniors) in Leake County, Mississippi.

Leake County, Mississippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Leake County, Mississippi Sex Ratio

Female

11,304

49.60%

Male

11,487

50.40%

Leake County, Mississippi Population by Age

Leake County, Mississippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leake County, Mississippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All72%28%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male57.9%42.1%
Female52.4%47.6%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leake County, Mississippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1132.7472
Married3,2593.3489.3
Male4493.4857.9
Female1,6284.0652.4
Non Family2,7771.1565.5

3.47

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

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Leake County, Mississippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9496.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,94613.13%
High School Graduate5,41036.50%
Some College2,89719.54%
Associates Degree1,2608.50%
Bachelors Degree1,4399.71%
Graduate Degree9226.22%
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Leake County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leake County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian686868
2+ Races464328
Black5,8444,523952
White7,8536,5571,247
Native American73854566
Hispanic331192
Other Race11262

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%.

Leake County, Mississippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,694$36,408$25,960
Less Than 9th Grade$19,258$19,979$18,108
High School Graduate$26,579$34,173$22,133
Some College$34,080$48,770$30,998
Bachelors Degree$39,214$53,469$32,350
Graduate Degree$32,869$42,232$31,215

$30,694

Average Earnings

$36,408

Average Male

$25,960

Average Female

Leake County, Mississippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leake County, Mississippi Language by Age

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Leake County, Mississippi Language

92.85% of Leake County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 7.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Leake County, Mississippi Language

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,07583177.30%
Native1,25457145.53%
Black9,2392,76629.94%
Multiple1462114.38%
White10,4491,35412.96%
Other297NaN%

25.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.95%

Male Poverty Rate

26.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leake County, Mississippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leake County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 77.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leake County, Mississippi is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.77%.

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.29%
High School22.88%
Some College14.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.32%

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.51%
Male Unemployed73.00%
Female Employed10.76%
Female Unemployed45.57%

Leake County, Mississippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leake County, Mississippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,708$53,593
Families$48,272$63,333
Married Families$65,071-
Non Families$19,856$31,249
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Income by Household Type

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Leake County, Mississippi Married by Age and Sex

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Leake County, Mississippi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status by Race

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Leake County, Mississippi Marital Status

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1,016

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War184
First Gulf War173
Vietnam360
Korea37
World War II117

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3484
35 to 54226
55 to 64129
65 to 74288
75+289

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7638.55%
Black2293.40%
Native American232.57%
2+ Races10.94%
Hispanic20.35%

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Race

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leake County, Mississippi Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Leake County, Mississippi Employment by Age

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Leake County, Mississippi Employment by Race

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Leake County, Mississippi 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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83.48%

Born in Leake County, Mississippi

98.31%

Native Born

1.69%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.31% of Leake County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 83.48% having been born in Mississippi. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leake County, Mississippi Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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