Coldwater, Mississippi Population 2024

1,335

Coldwater is a city located in DeSoto County, Marshall County, and Tate County Mississippi. Coldwater has a 2024 population of 1,335. Coldwater is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -3.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,383 in 2020.

The average household income in Coldwater is $62,496 with a poverty rate of 32.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Coldwater is 40.7 years, 43.6 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Coldwater Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 76.72%
  • White: 17.78%
  • Other race: 3.96%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
562.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.47% (-48)
The current population of Coldwater, Mississippi is 1,335 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,383.

Coldwater, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American94976.72%
White22017.78%
Other race493.96%
Two or more races110.89%
Native American80.65%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Coldwater Population by Race

Coldwater Population Pyramid 2024

Coldwater Median Age

40.7

Total

43.6

Male

40.3

Female

Coldwater Adults

There are 978 adults, (237 of whom are seniors) in Coldwater.

Coldwater Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Coldwater Sex Ratio

Female73759.58%
Male50040.42%

Coldwater Population by Age

Coldwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5512.2566.133.9
Female2282.2562.337.7
Married1702.7875.924.1
Non Family1471.5759.240.8
Male63.331000

2.45

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Coldwater Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade485.35%
9th to 12th Grade839.25%
High School Graduate44449.5%
Some College12113.49%
Associates Degree10311.48%
Bachelors Degree364.01%
Graduate Degree626.91%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Coldwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coldwater Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black71762190
White1391200
Other Race2272
Hispanic1500
2+ Races11106
Native American880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 54.55%.

Coldwater Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,785$26,667$34,375
Less Than 9th Grade$0$35,357$0
High School Graduate$29,167$0$37,661
Some College$31,250$33,625$0
Bachelors Degree$58,636$0$58,182
Graduate Degree$57,083$0$55,938

$33,785

Average Earnings

$26,667

Average Male

$34,375

Average Female

Coldwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coldwater Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Coldwater Language

96.22% of Coldwater residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Coldwater Language

Coldwater Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black94932734.46%
White2208136.82%

32.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.2%

Male Poverty Rate

36.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coldwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is White, with 36.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is Black, with 34.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.47%.

Coldwater Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.98%
Some College28.57%
High School24.32%
Bachelors or Greater10.2%

Coldwater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed19.12%
Female Employed15.64%
Female Unemployed0%

Coldwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coldwater Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,883$62,496
Families$39,567$70,033
Married Families$82,031$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,031$41,196

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Coldwater Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Coldwater Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Coldwater Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

52

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam42
Korea2
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Coldwater Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7441
55 to 649
75+2
18 to 340
35 to 540

Coldwater Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black395.11%
White138.28%

Coldwater Veterans by Race

Coldwater Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coldwater Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Coldwater Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Coldwater Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Coldwater Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.06%

Born in Coldwater

97.57%

Native Born

2.43%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.57% of Coldwater residents were born in the United States, with 60.06% having been born in Mississippi. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Coldwater Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,275-12-0.93%
20281,287-12-0.92%
20271,299-12-0.92%
20261,311-12-0.91%
20251,323-12-0.9%
20241,335-12-0.89%
20231,347-12-0.88%
20221,359-10-0.73%
20211,369-14-1.01%
20201,383-143-9.37%
20191,526-22-1.42%
20181,548-11-0.71%
20171,55920.13%
20161,557-24-1.52%
20151,581-4-0.25%
20141,585-19-1.18%
20131,604-22-1.35%
20121,626-19-1.16%
20111,645-26-1.56%
20101,67100%

Coldwater Population by Year