Leland demographics profile

StatisticLelandNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)86618191
Median age42.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%43%43%
Speak English91%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Leland, NC has a population of 17,023 and is the 2,518th largest city in the United States. The population density is 866 per sq mi which is 378% higher than the North Carolina average and 856% higher than the national average. The median age in Leland is 43 which is approximately 12% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Leland, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 41% of Leland residents were born in North Carolina, 50% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Leland is 378% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Leland is 12% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Leland 81.75% of the population is White.
  • In Leland 6.97% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Leland 2.76% of the population is Asian.

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Leland population breakdown by race

RaceLelandNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American6.97%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.09%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian2.33%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race3.07%2.45%3.06%
Other race3.03%3.01%4.75%
In Leland, 4.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Leland, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).