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Leake County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2019: 22,728 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 20,940 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,143
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,231
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,240
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,898 (it was 1,371 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

30%

Land area: 583 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Leake County: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.3%), Educational, health and social services (19.4%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Leake County, MS (2019)
    • 10,69946.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,65141.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,3385.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,0954.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1210.5%Asian alone
    • 1070.5%Two or more races
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Males: 11,640  (51.2%)
Females: 11,088  (48.8%)
Average household size:
Leake County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,681 ($27,055 in 1999)
This county:

$37,681
Mississippi:

$45,792

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $484 (lower quartile is $331, upper quartile is $586)
This county:

$484
State:

$598


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,740 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Leake:

$89,740
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,971 - $164,290
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,046
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $308

Institutionalized population: 1,845
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $63,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $50,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Leake, MS residents
Average permit cost in Leake, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $775 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $538 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Leake, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Leake, MS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Leake, MS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.5%
Leake County:

25.5%
Mississippi:

19.6%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 91.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.9% for American Indian residents, 129.8% for other race residents, 61.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.7 years old
(Males: 34.0 years old, Females: 41.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.8 years old, Black residents: 34.2 years old, American Indian residents: 30.8 years old, Asian residents: 33.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14.2 years old, Other race residents: 34.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Leake County is $386 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $547 a month.

Cities in this county include: Carthage, Standing Pine, Walnut Grove, Redwater, Lena.

Leake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Leake County: Kellis Store (A), Moscow Recreational Vehicle Park (B), Damascus Volunteer Fire Department (C), Kemper County Volunteer Fire District 3 Station (D), Preston Fire Department (E), Porterville Volunteer Fire Department (F), 3 Mile Corner Volunteer Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leake County include: New Hope Church (A), Persimmon Chapel (B), Persimmon Ridge Church (C), Pilgrim Rest Church (D), Pleasant Grove Church (E), Pleasant Hill Church (F), Pleasant Ridge Church (G), Providence Church (H), Porterville Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chamberlin Cemetery (1), Cherry Cemetery (2), Chisholm Cemetery (3), Mount Olive Cemetery (4), Cole Cemetery (5), Jerusalem Cemetery (6), McDonald Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bruton Pond (A), Bateman Lake (B), Hoppers Lake (C), Kempdale Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Scooba Creek (A), Bendix Creek (B), Chamberlin Creek (C), Cap Branch (D), Blackwater Creek (E), Pawticfaw Creek (F), Snoody Creek (G), Tallachula Creek (H), Frilloby Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bibb County, Georgia , Bleckley County, Georgia , Burke County, Georgia , Lauderdale County , Noxubee County , Upson County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Mississippi:

6.0%

Unemployment by year in Leake, MS
County total employment by year in Leake, MS
County average yearly wages by year in Leake, MS

Current college students: 436
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 425 (14.8% naturalized citizens)

Leake County:

1.9%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2652010 or later
  • 852000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 251980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 34Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.0%

Leake County marital status for males Leake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,614
  • One, attached: 129
  • Two: 140
  • 3 or 4: 83
  • 5 to 9: 276
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 or more: 25
  • Mobile homes: 2,293

Housing units in Leake County with a mortgage: 2,099 (0 second mortgage, 57 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,551

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Leake County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,16461
Mainline Protestant1,10513
Black Protestant9665
Catholic9001
Other1022
None10,568-
Leake County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Leake County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Leake County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Leake County:

12.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Leake County:

34.1%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

24.5%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Leake County:

Average size of farms: 148 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $162,481
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $61.52
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $120,229
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,707
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.23%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.33
Corn for grain: 278 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 80 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 995 harvested acres
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Tornado activity:

Leake County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1870176.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 fatalities and 67 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/2/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 40 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Leake County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.6 miles away from Leake County center
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) earthquake occurred 172.8 miles away from the county center
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 206.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from Leake County 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 265.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2020, FEMA Id: 4536, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Severe Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: October 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4470, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 03, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4175: April 30, 2014, FEMA Id: 4175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1398: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1398, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Leake County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Leake

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,105 (72.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,151 (20.4%)
  • Bus: 28 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 50 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 76 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 176 (3.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (61%)
  • Mexico (30%)
  • El Salvador (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Leake County


  • American (10%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Leake County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 316 people in state prisons
  • 251 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 182 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Leake County, Mississippi in 2010:

  • 1,197 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 331 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 177 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 140 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,260.

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.37% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($26,585 average AGI)
0.76% relocated from other states ($4,014 average AGI)
Leake County:

0.76%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Scott County, MS  0.79% ($29,804 average AGI)
from Neshoba County, MS  0.69% ($32,939)
from Rankin County, MS  0.51% ($43,361)
from Attala County, MS  0.45% ($22,344)
from Madison County, MS  0.44% ($38,806)
from Hinds County, MS  0.39% ($36,607)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,025 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.36% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($25,125 average AGI)
0.80% relocated to other states ($5,899 average AGI)
Leake County:

0.80%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Neshoba County, MS  0.77% ($26,127 average AGI)
to Rankin County, MS  0.68% ($41,458)
to Scott County, MS  0.63% ($26,933)
to Madison County, MS  0.49% ($33,857)
to Newton County, MS  0.32% ($31,696)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.1

Births per 1000 population in Leake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Leake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Leake County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 18.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Leake County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Leake County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leake County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leake County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Leake County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Leake County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,866 (2,882 aged, 984 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,016 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Leake County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (311)
  • Congestive heart failure (292)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (196)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (179)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (112)
  • Cardiovascular disease, unspecified (99)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (93)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (55)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (55)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (54)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.48
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,300
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 309
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,711

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,746
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,122

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,728
  • Male householders: 3,552 (1,144 living alone), Female householders: 4,522 (1,241 living alone)
  • 3,284 spouses (3,246 opposite-sex spouses), 302 unmarried partners, (290 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,309 children (7,097 natural, 67 adopted, 93 stepchildren), 1,615 grandchildren, 502 brothers or sisters, 133 parents, 55 foster children, 523 other relatives, 365 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 609

Size of family households: 2,659 2-persons, 1,258 3-persons, 771 4-persons, 647 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 167 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,385 1-person, 186 2-persons, 29 3-persons.

2,216 married couples with children.
2,070 single-parent households (156 men, 1,914 women).

92.4% of residents of Leake speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 39% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
2.3% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $140,073,000 ($6,280 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,440,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,165,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,766,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $749,000
Federal grants: $40,018,000
Federal procurement contracts: $683,000 ($14,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,692,000 ($549,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $490,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,033,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,798,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,942
Here:

86 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,327
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +66
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +852
Here +38 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Leake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.91 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.7

Year house built in Leake County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Leake County, Mississippi
  • 2302014 or later
  • 2742010 to 2013
  • 1,1192000 to 2009
  • 2,0821990 to 1999
  • 1,8401980 to 1989
  • 1,7751970 to 1979
  • 1,1771960 to 1969
  • 5391950 to 1959
  • 1661940 to 1949
  • 4421939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Leake County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Leake County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Leake County, Mississippi
  • 181 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1733 rooms
  • 6684 rooms
  • 1,4755 rooms
  • 1,2696 rooms
  • 1,0137 rooms
  • 5128 rooms
  • 4659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leake County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leake County, Mississippi
  • 311 room
  • 552 rooms
  • 2733 rooms
  • 8754 rooms
  • 6005 rooms
  • 3066 rooms
  • 1847 rooms
  • 708 rooms
  • 219+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Leake County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Leake County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Leake County, Mississippi
  • 17no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 7472 bedrooms
  • 3,5573 bedrooms
  • 1,0754 bedrooms
  • 1875+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leake County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Leake County, Mississippi
  • 31no bedroom
  • 1441 bedroom
  • 8562 bedrooms
  • 1,2973 bedrooms
  • 1044 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Leake County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Leake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Leake County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 365no vehicle
  • 1,4921 vehicle
  • 1,9912 vehicles
  • 1,0603 vehicles
  • 5984 vehicles
  • 1505+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Leake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Leake County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 468no vehicle
  • 1,1311 vehicle
  • 5652 vehicles
  • 1753 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

90.7% of Leake County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Mississippi.

Leake County:

90.7%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 19,195
  • Other state: 3,007
  • Northeast: 69
  • Midwest: 704
  • South: 1,780
  • West: 457
Year householders moved into unit in Leake County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Leake County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 29.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 22.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.1%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 546
Here:

19.5%
Mississippi:

11.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 387
Here:

23.9%
Mississippi:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 77
Here:

12.6%
Mississippi:

10.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Leake County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,291,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,724,000
    Regular Highways: $2,941,000
    Financial Administration: $1,378,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,192,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,002,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $275,000
    General - Other: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,356,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $857,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $414,000
    General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,960,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,165,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Other: $439,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,686,000
    Other License: $244,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,734,000

Leake County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,291,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,724,000
    Regular Highways: $2,941,000
    Financial Administration: $1,378,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,192,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,002,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $275,000
    General - Other: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,356,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $857,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $414,000
    General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,960,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,165,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Other: $439,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,686,000
    Other License: $244,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,734,000

Leake County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,291,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,724,000
    Regular Highways: $2,941,000
    Financial Administration: $1,378,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,192,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,002,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $275,000
    General - Other: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,356,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $857,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $414,000
    General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,960,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,165,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Other: $439,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,686,000
    Other License: $244,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,734,000

Leake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,451,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,291,000
    Regular Highways: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,724,000
    Regular Highways: $2,941,000
    Financial Administration: $1,378,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,192,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,002,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    General Public Buildings: $819,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $335,000
    Parks and Recreation: $275,000
    General - Other: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000
    Health - Other: $128,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,356,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,499,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $857,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $414,000
    General Revenue - Other: $309,000
    Interest Earnings: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $312,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,960,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,165,000
    General Local Government Support: $529,000
    Other: $439,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,686,000
    Other License: $244,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,734,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,041
  • Number of aged recipients: 172
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 869
  • Number of recipients under 18: 196
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 528
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 317
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 492
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 415
Most common first names in Leake County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18871.3 years
William14673.1 years
Mary13578.7 years
John13475.9 years
Willie9171.4 years
Robert8374.3 years
Annie7578.5 years
George6673.0 years
Joe5172.2 years
Jessie4076.6 years
Most common last names in Leake County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13874.0 years
Johnson11275.1 years
Moore9673.9 years
Sanders8775.2 years
Jones8776.3 years
Griffin7674.1 years
Allen7475.1 years
Leflore6475.6 years
Watkins5677.7 years
Lewis5070.9 years
Businesses in Leake County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1