Leland, NC

17,023 Population
19.8 square miles 861.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
861.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
68.3%
was 63.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.8%
was 6.8%
 
Percent Under 18
22.0%
was 20.6%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.8%
was 20.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.2%
was 14.2%
 
Median Household Income
$61,127
was $61,374
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.2
38.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
117.5
was 154.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,610.9
was 2,523.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
7,500
was 7,507
 
Median Rent
$1,086
was $1,054
 
Total Building Permits
415
was 369
 
Occupied Housing Units
6,791
was 6,752
 
Homeownership Rate
73.4%
was 73.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
415
was 297
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
381.5
was 379.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.2%
was 29.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 72
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
59.2
was 50.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
28.6
was 26.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 95.8%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.4%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.9%
was 93.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
39.6%
was 41.4%
 

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