Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Leland is 3,888. Leland, Mississippi is the 5,508th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Leland was in 1990, when its population was 6,504. In 1990, Leland was the 3,404th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,508th largest city in the US. Leland is currently 40.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Leland has shrunk 29.0% since the year 2000. Leland, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Leland, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,818. The voting age population is 45.1% male and 54.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.3% of the residents of Leland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Leland are 71.5% Black, 25.3% White, 2.7% Other, 0.5% Asian and 0.1% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Leland, 25.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.7%. On a per-household basis, 21.6% of families are below the poverty line in Leland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.1% of Leland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.1% of Leland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.7% have a bachelor's degree and 9.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Leland residents aged 5 and older, 4.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Leland is 11.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Leland, 27.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Leland is $34,932.
In Leland, 55.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.2% of housing units in Leland.
Of all the housing units in Leland, 12.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Leland, 4.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Leland is $643.
In Leland, 61.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|5500||Norwood Young America, Minnesota||3,896||24.6%|
|5506||Emerald Isle, North Carolina||3,891||11.6%|
|5507||Weston, West Virginia||3,890||-9.3%|
|5513||North Hudson, Wisconsin||3,886||10.8%|
|5517||Elmira Heights, New York||3,881||-6.7%|
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