Basic information about the Leake County
The Leake County is located in the state of Mississippi. This county occupies 586 square miles, with 3 square miles being water areas. There are 23.805 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Leake County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (49.54%), followed by Black or African American (40.55%) and American Indian and Alaska Native (6.04%). There are 8.272 households in the county, while 70,50% of them are family households and 29,50% represent non family households. There are 6 cities and towns in Leake County. The most populated city is Carthage city and the smallest town or village is Lena town.