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People

Total Population 3,344
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,461
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 44.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,315
% Above Poverty Level 73.5%
% Below Poverty Level 26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $399
Median House Value $77,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 8.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Water Valley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 73 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Yalobusha
Standard Zip Codes 38965
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.151
Longitude -89.631

Water Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WATER VALLEY 1 NNE
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station UNIVERSITY
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 57.6 inches
Station HICKORY FLAT
Distance 41.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Water Valley, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pine Flat (38965)

Pine Valley (38965)

Springdale (38965)

Velma (38965)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coffeeville 1,044 $36,875
Courtland 725 $36,375
Oakland 702 $30,833
Oxford 20,769 $63,277
Pope 231 $41,786
Taylor 304 $67,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Water Valley Public Libraries

Library
Blackmur Memorial Library
608 BLACKMUR DRIVE
Water Valley, Mississippi
(662) 473-1293
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Water Valley Hospitals

YALOBUSHA GENERAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
630 SOUTH MAIN STREET
(662) 473-1411
Emergency Service: No

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Water Valley High Schools

WATER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
550 MARKETTE STREET
662-473-2468
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 545 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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