Leakesville, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Leakesville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Leakesville had a population of 928 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Leakesville is located at latitude 31.1542 and longitude -88.5583 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Leakesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Town of Leakesville (GNIS ID: 2405995) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leakesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Leakesville, MS Boundary Map

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Leakesville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 928
Population in Households 846
Population in Familes 709
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 587
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 383
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $90,476
Average Home Value $101,504
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,260
Average Household Income $43,373
Per Capita Income $16,782
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.19%
Households 0.61% 0.21%
Families 0.66% 0.15%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Leakesville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leakesville to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 215 41st
Population Density1 # 146 60th
Diversity Index2 # 269 26th
Median Household Income # 128 65th
Per Capita Income # 206 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.