Leakesville, Mississippi

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Leakesville, Mississippi

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High Points

Leakesville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Leakesville Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Leakesville Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Leakesville Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Leakesville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Leakesville, Mississippi

Comparing Leakesville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 5
Well-Paid Single Women 5 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 5
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 9
Average Household Size 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 9
Median Family Income 3 7
People in Middle Class or Better 3 7
People Above Poverty 2 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Working at Home 4 8
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Affordability of Rents 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Leakesville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NW of Mobile, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 39451
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.155
Longitude -88.557

Leakesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 80 F
Annual Precip 65.2 inches
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 59 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Distance 46.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 62.4 inches
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Leakesville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,026 100%
Male 428 41.7%
Female 598 58.3%
Under 18 221 21.5%
18+ 805 78.5%
65+ 280 27.3%
Median Age 45.7
Average Family Size 2.92
White 820 79.9%
African-American 199 19.4%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.1%

Estimated Leakesville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,007
Growth -19
Growth % -1.9%

Leakesville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 42.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32%
English 7.7%
Scottish 4.5%
Irish 4.2%
German 2.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
European 1.8%
Welsh 0.9%
Celtic 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Leakesville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hillman (39451)
Jonathan (39451)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Leakesville 1,026 $33,618
Beaumont 977 $24,250
Lucedale 2,458 $29,338
McLain 603 $27,981
State Line 555 $27,083
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Leakesville High Schools (2004)

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Serves 514 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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Leakesville Colleges

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Loris, South Carolina 87.2   30.5% 18.8% 14.5% 27 $33,036 5.2% 43.3% 2,079 28.8% 49.1 0.7% 6.7
2. Colquitt, Georgia 80.5   29.8% 24.6% 12.3% 22 $31,413 5.3% 44.4% 1,939 26% 57.8 2.1% 5.2
3. Mount Gilead, North Carolina 79   23.2% 18.9% 14.8% 24 $36,250 6.6% 53.7% 1,389 18.3% 48.2 1.3% 9.4
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