Delta Disaster Services in Leakesville
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Facts about Leakesville
Leakesville is a town located along the Chickasawhay River in Greene County, Mississippi, United States, around the junction of Mississippi routes 57 and 63. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 898, down from 1,026 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Greene County.
A post office called Leakesville has been in operation since 1829. The town was named for Walter Leake, third governor of Mississippi.
Leakesville is in southeastern Greene County, on the west side of the Chickasawhay River, a south-flowing tributary of the Pascagoula River. Via Mississippi Highway 63, it is 20 miles (32 km) south to Lucedale and 19 miles (31 km) northwest to Sand Hill, and via Highway 57 it is 24 miles (39 km) north to State Line and 17 miles (27 km) west to McLain.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Leakesville has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), of which 0.0039 square miles (0.01 km²), or 0.31%, is water.
As of the 2010 United States Census, There were 898 people residing in the town. 78.0% were White, 20.0% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% of some other race and 1.2% of two or more races. 2.3% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,026 people, 390 households, and 262 families residing in the town. The population density was 647.9 people per square mile (250.7/km²). There were 463 housing units at an average density of 292.4 per square mile (113.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 79.92% White, 19.40% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.49% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.07% of the population.
There were 390 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.92.