Leakesville is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 894 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Leakesville is the 178th largest community in Mississippi.
Leakesville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Leakesville is a town of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Leakesville who work in teaching (12.85%), food service (11.11%), and computer science and math (10.07%).
Also of interest is that Leakesville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall crime rate in Leakesville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small town, Leakesville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Leakesville who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.07% of the adults in Leakesville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Leakesville in 2018 was $14,248, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,992 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 Irish, English, German, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Leakesville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.