Leflore County MS Information


Leflore County Subdivisions

Leflore County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,023
Population in Households 28,447
Population in Familes 23,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,576
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 44


Median Household Income $25,341
Average Household Income $40,967
Per Capita Income $15,997


Total Housing Units 13,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,659 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,433 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,071 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $80,679
Average Home Value $116,032


Total Households 11,092
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 7,177
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.89% -0.87%
Households -0.52% -0.79%
Families -0.74% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.34%


Leflore County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leflore County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 28 67th
Population Density # 31 63rd
Diversity Index # 54 35th
Median Household Income # 78 6th
Per Capita Income # 78 6th

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