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People

Total Population3,344
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+1,461
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married44.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10%
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 Level73.5%
% Below Poverty Level26.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.5%
Median Gross Rent$399
Median House Value$77,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)52.8%
US/American0%
English3.9%
Irish8.1%

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

Water Valley Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Large City73 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
CountyYalobusha
Standard Zip Codes38965
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude34.151
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)

StationWATER VALLEY 1 NNE
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches
StationUNIVERSITY
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip57.6 inches
StationHICKORY FLAT
Distance41.1 miles
Jan Temp27 to 49 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp47 to 74 F
Annual Precip58.8 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coffeeville1,044$36,875
Courtland725$36,375
Oakland702$30,833
Oxford20,769$63,277
Pope231$41,786
Taylor304$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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