Leakesville is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 880 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leakesville is the 178th largest community in Mississippi.
Leakesville is a blue-collar town, with 38.11% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Leakesville is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leakesville who work in management occupations (11.32%), law enforcement and fire fighting (9.81%), and teaching (9.81%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Leakesville is worth considering.
Leakesville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Leakesville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.87% of adults in Leakesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Leakesville in 2010 was $18,365, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,460 for a family of four.
Leakesville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Leakesville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Leakesville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Leakesville include German, Scottish, Irish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Leakesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Spanish.