Leakesville, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Leakesville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The Town of Leakesville had a population of 854 as of July 1, 2017. Leakesville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

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.

The Town of Leakesville is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

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, 2017.

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Leakesville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 854
Daytime Population: Workers 967
Daytime Population: Residents 524
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,491
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.75
Population in Households 783
Population in Familes 653
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 540
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $34,291
Average Household Income $49,391
Per Capita Income $19,748


Total Housing Units 425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $89,948
Average Home Value $104,362


Total Households 350
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.69% -0.83%
Households -0.8% -0.87%
Families -0.89% -1.02%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

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, 2017 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 # 217 40th
Population Density # 158 57th
Diversity Index # 282 22nd
Median Household Income # 175 52nd
Per Capita Income # 161 56th

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