Coldwater, Mississippi Population 2020

1,577

Coldwater is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,577, it is the 123rd largest city in Mississippi and the 8532nd largest city in the United States. Coldwater is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually but its population has decreased by -5.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,677 in 2010. Coldwater reached it's highest population of 1,680 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Coldwater has a population density of 664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Coldwater is $45,666 with a poverty rate of 24.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $75,300. The median age in Coldwater is 45 years, 33.8 years for males, and 49.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.8 males.

Coldwater Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Coldwater was:

  • Black or African American: 78.80%
  • White: 18.53%
  • Other race: 2.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Coldwater, Mississippi is 1,577, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,565.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,677.

Coldwater, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,29778.80%
White30518.53%
Some Other Race442.67%

Coldwater Population Pyramid 2020

Coldwater Median Age

45


Total

33.8


Male

49.9


Female

Coldwater Adults

There are 1,339 adults, (253 of whom are seniors) in Coldwater.

Coldwater Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Coldwater Sex Ratio

Female

832

50.55%

Male

814

49.45%

Coldwater Households and Families

Coldwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Coldwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married71.3%28.7%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
All67.9%32.1%
Female62%38%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6552.5167.9
Female2422.9762
Married2372.9671.3
Non Family1581.1568.4
Male182.44100

2.91

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Coldwater Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1189.74%
9th to 12th Grade20817.16%
High School Graduate42434.98%
Some College25320.87%
Associates Degree826.77%
Bachelors Degree665.45%
Graduate Degree615.03%

Coldwater Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black949724110
White24216217
Hispanic21
Other Race21

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 76.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,054$22,465$25,369
Less Than High School$30,375$42,321$15,875
High School Grad$14,155$14,274$
Some College$25,417$20,313$32,596
Bachelors Degree$27,159$$25,909
Graduate Degree$55,000$72,917$43,750

$25,054

Average Earnings

$22,465

Average Male

$25,369

Average Female

Coldwater Language

Coldwater Language by Age

Coldwater Language

97.16% of Coldwater residents speak only English, while 2.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.84% of the population.

Coldwater Poverty

Coldwater Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,29736127.83%
White3053611.80%

24.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.67%

Male Poverty Rate

29.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coldwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is Black, with 27.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is White, with 11.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.14%
High School25.00%
Some College21.49%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed47.62%
Female Employed18.06%
Male Employed9.73%

Coldwater Income

Coldwater Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,440$45,666
Families$44,964$52,528
Married Families$68,021-
Non Families$15,259$23,492

Coldwater Marital Status

Coldwater Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Coldwater Married by Age and Sex

Coldwater Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Coldwater Marital Status by Race

Coldwater Veterans

81

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam65
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6443
65 to 7417
35 to 5414
75+7
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
Black625.93%
White197.48%

$Coldwater Veterans by Education

12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coldwater Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Coldwater Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.42%

Born in Mississippi

98.00%

Native Born

2.00%

Foreign Born

2.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.00% of Coldwater residents were born in the United States, with 72.42% having been born in Mississippi. 2.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,57760.38%
20191,57160.38%
20181,565-10-0.63%
20171,57560.38%
20161,569-22-1.38%
20151,591-1-0.06%
20141,592-19-1.18%
20131,611-24-1.47%
20121,635-18-1.09%
20111,653-27-1.61%
20101,6800.00%