Leesville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 6,333 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Leesville is the 74th largest community in Louisiana.
Leesville is a military town: the armed forces employs 6.70% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Retail and Accommodation are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 16.57% and 15.60% of the civilian workforce respectively.
The percentage of adults in Leesville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.05% of the adults in Leesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Leesville in 2010 was $19,175, which is middle income relative to Louisiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,700 for a family of four. However, Leesville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Leesville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Leesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leesville include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Leesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.