Leesville Information

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General Leesville Information

State: Louisiana

County: Vernon Parish

Close cities: New Llano, LA, Newllano, LA, Anacoco, LA, Otis, LA, Florien, LA, Rosepine, LA, Hornbeck, LA, Fort Polk South, LA, Fort Polk North, LA, Slagle, LA, DeRidder, LA

Leesville Population (census data)
Total 5,957 (-10.0% since 2000)
Male 2,918 (49.0%)
Female 3,039 (51.0%)

Population Density: 1,093 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.6 (US Avg is 100)

Leesville Elevation: 254 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1900

Land Area: 5.45 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,456

Zip Codes: 71496, 71446, and 71459.

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Leesville Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (53.6%)
  • Black (35.3%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (11.4%)
  • German (8.3%)
  • Irish (6.2%)
  • English (5.1%)
  • French (3.0%)
  • Italian (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 380 people (6.4%)
  • Asia (57.1%)
  • Europe (30.4%)
  • Latin America (12.5%)

Local Leesville Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks, New Orleans Hornets, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: McNeese State University, Northwestern State University

Leesville School Information

High Schools
Hicks High School (1296 Hicks School Road, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
Leesville High School (502 Berry Avenue, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
Leesville Junior High School (480 Berry Avenue, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
Pickering High School (180 Lebleu Road, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
Middle Schools
Vernon Middle School (1410 Nona Street, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
East Leesville Elementary School (203 Belview Road, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
Pickering Elementary School (116 Lebleu Road, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
South Polk Elementary School (1665 Louisiana Avenue Entrance, Leesville, LA, 71459 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
West Leesville Elementary School (1200 Abe Allen Memorial Drive, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
Leesville Developmental Center (401 West Texas Highway, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Special School District # 1 District)
Vernon Parish Optional School (401 Nolan Trace, Leesville, LA, 71446 - Vernon Parish School Board District)

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