Leland, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 3,981 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -27.6%
 
Males: 1,948  (48.9%)
Females: 2,033  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38756.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,676 (it was $25,678 in 2000)
Leland:

$35,676
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,036 (it was $11,681 in 2000)

Leland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,480 (it was $55,700 in 2000)
Leland:

$103,480
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $617.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leland: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.1%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Leland, MS (2010)
    • 3,17970.9%Black alone
    • 1,21227.0%White alone
    • 350.8%Hispanic
    • 270.6%Two or more races
    • 200.4%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 30.07%American Indian alone

Races in Leland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Leland, Mississippi as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Leland is 224 to 1.


Crime rates in Leland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(76.7)
3
(58.4)
1
(20.0)
3
(62.7)
3
(63.6)
1
(21.4)
10
(222.3)
3
(67.8)
1
(23.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(153.4)
19
(369.8)
6
(119.8)
10
(209.1)
15
(317.8)
12
(256.5)
6
(133.4)
11
(248.5)
12
(279.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
71
(1,361)
72
(1,401)
55
(1,098)
70
(1,464)
48
(1,017)
101
(2,159)
79
(1,756)
86
(1,943)
48
(1,119)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
112
(2,147)
129
(2,511)
87
(1,737)
74
(1,547)
78
(1,653)
95
(2,031)
99
(2,201)
72
(1,626)
116
(2,704)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(115.0)
2
(38.9)
1
(20.0)
1
(20.9)
2
(42.4)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(186.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(19.2)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)259.4332.0193.9226.6223.3291.8304.4271.1264.3

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City-data.com crime index in Leland, MS

Crime rate in Leland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.52
Mississippi average:

2.05
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Ancestries: American (11.2%), English (3.6%), Irish (1.8%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 126 feet

Land area: 2.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,932 people per square mile   (low).

Leland, Mississippi map

81 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $868 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $419 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (85.1 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (129.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (343.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Metcalfe, MS (2.6 miles ),
Greenville, MS (3.0 miles ),
Arcola, MS (3.1 miles ),
Indianola, MS (3.8 miles ),
Shaw, MS (3.9 miles ),
Hollandale, MS (4.0 miles ),
Inverness, MS (4.2 miles ),
Benoit, MS (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.41 N, Longitude: 90.90 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Leland, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leland, MS in 2017

Leland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $36,400
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $50,600
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $48,200
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $58,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Leland, MS residents
Average permit cost in Leland, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Leland, MS
Historical housing units in Leland, MS
Most common industries in Leland, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Food (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Leland, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)

Average climate in Leland, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Leland-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Leland city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 157.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 143.2 miles away from Leland center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from Leland center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 210.3 miles away from Leland center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Leland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Leland:

  • MISSISSIPPI HOLISTIC HOSPICE CARE, INC (109 THIRD STREET)
  • W S WITTE MEMORIAL HOSP- (BAKER BLVD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Leland:

  • ARBOR WALK HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, MS)
  • AUTUMN LEAVES NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, MS)
  • MID-DELTA KIDNEY CTR, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, MS)
  • DELTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, MS)
  • DELTA REGIONAL MED.CTR.HHA (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, MS)
  • MISSISSIPPI EXTENDED CARE INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, MS)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GREENVILLE, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leland:

  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 23 miles; Moorhead, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,100)
  • Delta State University (about 26 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 33 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 55 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 62 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Holmes Community College (about 65 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi College (about 82 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)

Public high schools in Leland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Leland:

See full list of schools located in Leland

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Leland was also the birthplace of Kermit the Frog and his creator Jim Henson. There is a musuem about that in Leland

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Leland: Leland Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Leland Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leland include: Saint Peters Baptist Church (A), Saint Johns Episcopal Mission (B), Saint James Catholic Church (C), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Pilgrim Home Baptist Church (E), Parkview Baptist Church (F), New Zion Baptist Church (G), Leland United Methodist Church (H), Leland Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Monocnoc (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Birthplace of Kermit the Frog (Museums; South Deer Creek Drive East), Highway 61 Blues Museum Gift Shop (400 South Broad Street), Chamber of Commerce (Museums; South Deer Creek Drive East), Mississippi Outfitters Association (Tours & Charters; 384 Stoneville Road), Mississippi Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Tours & Charters; 384 Stoneville Road).

Hotels: Lillo's Family Restaurant (Highway 82 East), Leland Motel (607 South Broad Street), Lakeview Motel (Highway 82 East).

Court: Leland Municipal Court (320 North Broad Street).

Birthplace of: Thelma Houston - Actor, Bob Taylor (baseball) - Baseball player, Byron Allen - College basketball player (Northwestern St. Demons).

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leland and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF LELAND (Population served: 4,790, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 178 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.6%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Leland (2011 data):

  • Planters Bank & Trust Company: Leland Branch at 1002 Highway 82 East, branch established on 1999/08/20. Info updated 2008/12/09: Bank assets: $662.1 mil, Deposits: $597.1 mil, headquarters in Indianola, MS, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Planters Holding Company
  • Trustmark National Bank: Leland Branch at 201 North Broad Street, branch established on 1965/07/06. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Leland Branch at 104 North Broad Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Southern Bancorp Bank: Leland Branch at 323 Hwy 82 East, branch established on 2008/05/06. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc

For population 15 years and over in Leland:

Marital status in Leland, MS
  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Leland:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Leland
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Leland, MS (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,79361
Black Protestant7,90030
Mainline Protestant2,93816
Catholic1,8934
Other6694
None17,944-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Washington County:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Washington County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Washington County:

0.90 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
This county:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.0%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

14.1%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Leland:

44.2%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Leland:

30.5
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Leland:

20.3%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Leland:

16.0%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Leland:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Leland:

38.5%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Leland:

52.3%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Leland:

82.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Leland, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$42,008$31,5063$1,388
Solid Waste Management 11$17,911$19,5390$0
Police - Other 6$10,891$21,7822$554
Streets and Highways 5$9,514$22,8341$815
Water Supply 5$8,562$20,5490$0
Electric Power 5$13,131$31,5140$0
Other Government Administration 4$8,621$25,8636$2,143
Firefighters 1$3,279$39,3482$1,107
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,900
Fire - Other 0$0 22$1,760
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$642
Totals for Government 53$113,917$25,79339$10,309

Leland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,916,000 ($732.48)
    Police Protection: $1,074,000 ($269.78)
    Financial Administration: $631,000 ($158.50)
    Regular Highways: $491,000 ($123.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $443,000 ($111.28)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($37.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000 ($32.91)
    Water Utilities: $128,000 ($32.15)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($32.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($9.29)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($3.52)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($8.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $306,000 ($76.87)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($18.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,475,000 ($370.51)

Leland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $419,000 ($105.25)
    Sewerage: $326,000 ($81.89)
    Other: $9,000 ($2.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $92,000 ($23.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $75,000 ($18.84)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($4.77)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,077,000 ($1024.11)
    Water Utilities: $194,000 ($48.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $498,000 ($125.09)
    Other: $23,000 ($5.78)
  • Tax - Property: $861,000 ($216.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($15.07)
    Other License: $8,000 ($2.01)

Leland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,643,000 ($412.71)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,466,000 ($368.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000 ($77.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $133,000 ($33.41)

Leland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,887,000 ($725.19)

5.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, TN  0.53% ($21,663 average AGI)
to Bolivar County, MS  0.38% ($39,469)
to Hinds County, MS  0.31% ($25,231)

Businesses in Leland, MS

  • Church's Chicken: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Leland:

  • WESY (1580 AM; 1 kW; LELAND, MS; Owner: EAST DELTA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDT (900 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)
  • WNIX (1330 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leland:

  • WIQQ (102.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBAD (94.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: INTERCHANGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDMS (100.7 FM; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • KUUZ (95.9 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZYQ (103.5 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBYP (107.1 FM; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNLA-FM (105.5 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: SHAMROCK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAVH (101.5 FM; EUDORA, AR; Owner: JOEL J. KINLOW)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WBAQ (97.9 FM; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leland:

  • W33BH (Channel 33; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Leland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Leland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 48Number of bridges
  • 663ft / 202mTotal length
  • $2,396,000,000Total costs
  • 91,661Total average daily traffic
  • 13,018Total average daily truck traffic
  • 88,301Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Leland, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 121960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Leland, MS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Leland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Leland, MS)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Black Bayou WT, Lat: 33.367167 Lon: -90.945278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQQR847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: M. Gregory Hayman, Registrant: Tecinfo Communications, LLC, 601 N. Deer Creek E., Leland, MS 38756, Phone: (662) 686-9009, Email:
  • Black Bayou WT2, Lat: 33.367167 Lon: -90.945278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQQR847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: M. Gregory Hayman, Registrant: Tecinfo Communications, LLC, 601 N. Deer Creek E., Leland, MS 38756, Phone: (662) 686-9009, Email:
  • 205 Hwy 82 E, Lat: 33.398556 Lon: -90.906861, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQQR847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: M. Gregory Hayman, Registrant: Tecinfo Communications, LLC, 601 N. Deer Creek E., Leland, MS 38756, Phone: (662) 686-9009, Email:
  • Black Bayou WT, Lat: 33.367167 Lon: -90.945278, Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQQR847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: M. Gregory Hayman, Registrant: Tecinfo Communications, LLC, 601 N. Deer Creek E., Leland, MS 38756, Phone: (662) 686-9009, Email:
  • Rt 1 7 Oaks Rd (Lat: 33.415389 Lon: -90.988417), Call Sign: WHA923, Licensee ID: L00064985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.000 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/1981, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Registrant: East Delta Communications, Inc., P.O. Box 4426, Greenville, MS 38701

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 300 Yds S Of Cr218/Cr249 (Lat: 33.361778 Lon: -90.958417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 143.2 m, Call Sign: KNKG861,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2001, Certifier: Kathryn A Zachem, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 300 Yds South Of Cr218/Cr249 (Lat: 33.365833 Lon: -90.955556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 152.4 m, Call Sign: KNKO935,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.887 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leland)

2002 - 2014 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2014 the average number of fires per year is 53. The highest number of fires - 86 took place in 2010, and the least - 4 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Leland, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (39.3%), and Outside Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Leland, MS
    • 27039.3%Structure Fires
    • 26738.9%Outside Fires
    • 14521.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 50.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Leland, MS
Most common first names in Leland, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8871.0 years
Willie8570.9 years
Mary8277.4 years
Robert5269.9 years
John5073.3 years
William4471.3 years
George3674.3 years
Annie3575.7 years
Charles2866.9 years
Joe2672.3 years
Most common last names in Leland, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6474.3 years
Williams6171.6 years
Johnson5170.6 years
Jones4873.6 years
Brown3671.2 years
Jackson3075.7 years
Davis2974.1 years
Taylor2976.3 years
Robinson2576.1 years
Thomas2569.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leland, MS
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leland, MS
  • 73.0%Utility gas
  • 24.4%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel


Leland compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 18 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Mustafa G. Mcpherson (12)
  • Darren G. Jones (10)
  • Jeffrey Scott Brown (4)
  • Radford Eugene Dubois, Iii (3)
  • Don L. Keim (3)
  • Don Lee Keim (3)
  • Jeffrey M. Tyler (3)
  • Anne Gillen (3)
  • Mustafa Mcpherson (2)
  • Darren Jones (2)

Total of 53 patent applications in 2008-2020.