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Leake County Statistics

Facts

Land area583 square miles
Population Density40.8 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)23,389
Population change-1.7%
Under 5 years of age6.9%
Under 1828.9%
65 and over14.1%
Females48%
White50.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race4.3
Asian0.3%
Two or more races0.9%
Black or African American41.7%
Native American6.7%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school75%
Had a bachelor degree or higher10.7%
Veterans1,334

Households and Housing

Households8,069
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more88.3%
Median household income$32,521
The Per capita income$16,780
Live below the poverty line27.7%
Housing units9,367
Multi-unit structures5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$73,800
Residents owning their homes75.5%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,195
Women-owned firms22.7%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms24.5%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$180,447
Retail sales per capita$7,927
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$22,652
Source US Census Data