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Leslie, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Leslie is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Leslie.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Searcy County at latitude 35.8304 and longitude -92.5579. Searcy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Leslie (see map) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leslie: Centerville, Leadhill.

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Leslie, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 457
Population in Households 457
Population in Familes 350
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 618
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $60,204
Average Home Value $90,714


Median Household Income $26,087
Average Household Income $31,841
Per Capita Income $14,726
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.84% 0.3%
Households 0.98% 0.36%
Families 4.08% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Leslie, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leslie to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 315 42nd
Population Density1 # 198 64th
Diversity Index2 # 497 8th
Median Household Income # 503 7th
Per Capita Income # 501 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.