The City of Water Valley had a population of 3,414 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Water Valley is located at latitude 34.162 and longitude -89.6301 in Yalobusha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Water Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yalobusha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.
The City of Water Valley (GNIS ID: 2405685) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Water Valley: Oke Chukma.
|Population in Households||3,285|
|Population in Familes||2,639|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||129|
|Median Household Income||$32,314|
|Average Household Income||$48,816|
|Per Capita Income||$20,323|
|Total Housing Units||1,610 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||928 (57.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||461 (28.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||221 (13.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$89,879|
|Average Home Value||$117,053|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.59%|
|Per Capita Income||1.32%|
The table below compares Water Valley 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.
|Total Population||# 89||76th|
|Population Density||# 174||52nd|
|Diversity Index||# 106||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 213||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 162||56th|
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