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

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Leesville is a town in Louisiana with a population of 5,891. Leesville is in Vernon Parish. Living in Leesville offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Leesville and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Leesville are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$93,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$746
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    676.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    231.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    71.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    979.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,151.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    195.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

Working in Leesville

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$31,572
National
$62,843

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