Water Valley, Kentucky Population 2024

62

Water Valley is a city located in Graves County and Hickman County Kentucky. Water Valley has a 2024 population of 62. Water Valley is currently declining at a rate of -17.33% annually and its population has decreased by -54.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 135 in 2020.

The average household income in Water Valley is $80,377 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Water Valley is 73.2 years: 64.9 years for males, and 76.4 years for females.

Water Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 92.05%
  • Asian: 7.95%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
116.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-54.07% (-73)
The current population of Water Valley, Kentucky is 62 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 135.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8192.05%
Asian77.95%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Water Valley Population by Race

Water Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Water Valley Median Age

73.2

Total

64.9

Male

76.4

Female

Water Valley Adults

There are 88 adults, (47 of whom are seniors) in Water Valley.

Water Valley Age Dependency

114.6

Age Dependency Ratio

114.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Water Valley Sex Ratio

Female3337.5%
Male5562.5%

Water Valley Population by Age

Water Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All521.691000
Married271.631000
Non Family1501000
Female102.91000
Male0000

1.97

Average Family Size

1.69

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Water Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1011.36%
Associates Degree1618.18%
Bachelors Degree66.82%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate2730.68%
Less Than 9th Grade1011.36%
Some College1921.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Water Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Water Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White81616
Asian770

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.41%.

Water Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$50,921$50,987$0
Some College$51,382$0$0

$50,921

Average Earnings

$50,987

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Water Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Water Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Water Valley Language

92.05% of Water Valley residents speak only English, while 7.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.95% of the population.

Water Valley Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Water Valley Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Water Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Water Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,518$63,030
Households$80,385$80,377
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Water Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Water Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Water Valley 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 20-34.

Water Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Water Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Water Valley Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7414
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Water Valley Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1417.28%

Water Valley Veterans by Race

Water Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Water Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Water Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Water Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Water Valley 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

76.14%

Born in Water Valley

92.05%

Native Born

7.95%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

7.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.05% of Water Valley residents were born in the United States, with 76.14% having been born in Kentucky. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Water Valley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202462-13-17.33%
202375-13-14.77%
202288-13-12.87%
2021101-34-25.19%
2020135-52-27.81%
2019187-30-13.82%
201821700%

Water Valley Population by Year