Coldwater, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Coldwater, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Coldwater had a population of 1,750 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Coldwater is located at latitude 34.6904 and longitude -89.9755 in Tate County. 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. Tate County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Town of Coldwater (GNIS ID: 2406292) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Coldwater is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tate County.

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

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Coldwater, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,750
Population in Households 1,750
Population in Familes 1,474
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 737
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $28,285
Average Household Income $42,406
Per Capita Income $15,196


Total Housing Units 710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 367 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $96,124
Average Home Value $113,525


Total Households 622
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 436
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.52% 0.1%
Households 0.56% 0.13%
Families 0.34% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

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, 2018 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 # 140 62nd
Population Density # 99 73rd
Diversity Index # 234 36th
Median Household Income # 279 23rd
Per Capita Income # 310 15th

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