For population 25 years and over in Leakesville:
For population 15 years and over in Leakesville town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $470 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (38.8 miles , pop. 59,443).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (121.2 miles , pop. 484,674).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (418.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: McLain, MS (4.0 miles ), Lucedale, MS (4.0 miles ), Fruitdale, AL (4.1 miles ), Citronelle, AL (4.4 miles ), State Line, MS (4.5 miles ), Beaumont, MS (4.7 miles ), Richton, MS (5.1 miles ), Chatom, AL (5.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.15 N, Longitude: 88.56 W
Area code: 601
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
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Population change in the 1990s: -110 (-9.7%).
Work and jobs in Leakesville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Leakesville, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Leakesville-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/20/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Leakesville town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/27/1976, a category F3 tornado 14.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Leakesville-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from Leakesville center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from Leakesville center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Greene County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Donnis Churchwell - Football player, Kermit Davis - Basketball player-coach.
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Public high schools in Leakesville:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.6%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
113 people in nursing homes in 2000
Leakesville compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Leakesville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Leakesville (based on Greene County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,831 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,963 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Leakesville fatal accident list:
May 11, 2007 01:48 PM, Main St, Lat: 31.157206, Lon: -88.560536, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 1996 10:13 PM, Ms 57, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $300,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 195
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,700
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leakesville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Leakesville, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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