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Coldwater, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Coldwater is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tate County at latitude 34.6904 and longitude -89.9755. Tate County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 246 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Coldwater, but most people and references simply refer to it as Coldwater, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Coldwater indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Coldwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coldwater: Cold Water, Coldwater Depot.

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Coldwater, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,750
Population in Households 1,750
Population in Familes 1,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 737
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 622
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 439
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 244 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $107,258
Average Home Value $130,225


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $46,790
Per Capita Income $16,691
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.01% 0.58%
Households 1.09% 0.57%
Families 0.82% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.


Coldwater, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coldwater to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 141 61st
Population Density1 # 102 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 232 36th
Median Household Income # 156 58th
Per Capita Income # 216 41st

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