Coldwater, MS

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Living in Coldwater

Coldwater is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,533 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Coldwater is the 138th largest community in Mississippi.

When you are in Coldwater, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.64% of Coldwater’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Coldwater is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coldwater who work in sales jobs (12.59%), teaching (10.02%), and maintenance occupations (7.81%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Coldwater has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Coldwater has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Coldwater than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Coldwater may be for you.

In Coldwater, just 10.79% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Coldwater in 2018 was $18,842, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,368 for a family of four. However, Coldwater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Coldwater is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Coldwater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coldwater residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Coldwater include Irish, English, German, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Coldwater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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