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Leland is a city in Washington County, in the Greenville metro area.

The latitude of Leland is 33.405N. The longitude is -90.897W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,234.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,678
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leland demographic reports
Leland is on Deer Creek
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets
Local festivals include:
  • Highway 61 Blues Festival - June 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Leland web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Leland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38756 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

3% of Leland residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leland was $11,681, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Leland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Leland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $644.


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Libraries in Leland include Leland Public Library ... View libraries

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Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leland political report.

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The average commute time for Leland workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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