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Leake County
  • County in Mississippi

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade D minus
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade C
  4. Good for Families
    grade C
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade C
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade C

editorial

Leake County is located in Mississippi with a population of 21,452. In Leake County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Leake County and residents tend to lean conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$84,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$718
National
$1,163
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    20.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    60.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    243.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,257.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    20.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    national  11%

Working in Leake County

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,660
National
$69,021

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