Coldwater, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,572 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.1%
 
Males: 754  (48.0%)
Females: 818  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38618.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,204 (it was $26,058 in 2000)
Coldwater:

$36,204
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,983 (it was $12,330 in 2000)

Coldwater town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,686 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Coldwater:

$121,686
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $738.

March 2019 cost of living index in Coldwater: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.1%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Coldwater, MS (2010)
    • 1,26075.1%Black alone
    • 36922.0%White alone
    • 241.4%Hispanic
    • 100.6%Two or more races
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone

Races in Coldwater detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Coldwater, Mississippi as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Coldwater is 41 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Mississippi average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (2.0%), Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 262 feet

Land area: 2.37 square miles.

Population density: 662 people per square mile   (low).

Coldwater, Mississippi map

32 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This town:

2.1%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,066 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $889 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (29.6 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (413.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Senatobia, MS (2.3 miles ),
Hernando, MS (3.1 miles ),
Como, MS (3.5 miles ),
Bridgetown, MS (3.8 miles ),
Sardis, MS (4.2 miles ),
Crenshaw, MS (4.3 miles ),
Memphis, MS (4.3 miles),
Horn Lake, MS (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.69 N, Longitude: 89.97 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Coldwater, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Coldwater, MS in 2017
Coldwater satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $38,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $45,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $36,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $46,200
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $62,200
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $52,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $27,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $48,500
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Coldwater, MS residents
Average permit cost in Coldwater, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Coldwater, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Air transportation (4.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Coldwater, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in Coldwater, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Coldwater, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.458. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.458
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 9.34. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Coldwater-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Coldwater town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the town center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coldwater-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 68.5 miles away from Coldwater center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Coldwater center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from Coldwater center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 130.8 miles away from Coldwater center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tate County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coldwater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Coldwater:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-SENATOBIA (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SENATOBIA, MS)
  • NORTH OAK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; SENATOBIA, MS)
  • SENATOBIA CONVALESCENT CENTER AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SENATOBIA, MS)

Airports located in Coldwater:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coldwater:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 5 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Memphis (about 30 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 32 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 33 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Mississippi (about 34 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 46 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Delta State University (about 79 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)

Public high schools in Coldwater:

  • INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 3184 HIGHWAY 305, Grades: 7-12)
  • SENATOBIA TATE CO REGIONAL VOC CTR (Location: 165 WEST CENTRAL AVENUE, Grades: 10-12)
  • COLDWATER ATTENDANCE CENTER (Location: 671 WEST ST., Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Coldwater:

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Churches in Coldwater include: Second Baptist Church (A), Coldwater United Methodist Church (B), Central Avenue Church of Christ (C), Calvary Church (D), First Baptist Church of Coldwater (E), Coldwater Church of Christ (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Coldwater Cemetery (1), Magnolia Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Big Time Sarah - Blues singer, Bill Coday - Singer, Trell Kimmons - Sprint athlete.

Tate County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Coldwater and their reported violations in the past:

COTTONVILLE-SAVAGE W/A INC. (Population served: 489, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
CRESTFIELD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 80 regular monitoring violations
HIDDEN VALLEY LIGHT ASSN (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Coldwater (2011 data):

  • Sycamore Bank: Coldwater Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1927/05/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $177.0 mil, Deposits: $156.7 mil, headquarters in Senatobia, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Tate Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Coldwater:

Marital status in Coldwater, MS
  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 32.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Coldwater:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Coldwater
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Coldwater, MS (based on Tate County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,50742
Black Protestant2,65317
Mainline Protestant1,39612
Other6232
Catholic2601
None11,447-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Tate County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tate County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Tate County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tate County:

11.7%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tate County:

34.3%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tate County:

15.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Coldwater:

45.3%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Coldwater:

40.8%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Coldwater:

21.9%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Coldwater:

36.5%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.5%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coldwater, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,856$30,8542$2,208
Streets and Highways 3$4,888$19,5520$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,865$35,1906$4,862
Water Supply 1$2,720$32,6400$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$631
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,294
Totals for Government 11$26,329$28,72311$8,995

Coldwater government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $224,000 ($142.49)
    Water Utilities: $138,000 ($87.79)
    Financial Administration: $118,000 ($75.06)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($47.07)
    Sewerage: $57,000 ($36.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($31.17)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($9.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($7.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($4.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000 ($3.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($2.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000 ($17.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $55,000 ($34.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $519,000 ($330.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($8.27)

Coldwater government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($64.89)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($56.62)
    Other: $14,000 ($8.91)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($6.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($29.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($13.99)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($10.18)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $139,000 ($88.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $216,000 ($137.40)
    Highways: $24,000 ($15.27)
    Other: $22,000 ($13.99)
  • Tax - Property: $283,000 ($180.03)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($24.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($1.91)

Coldwater government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,377,000 ($875.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,352,000 ($860.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($15.90)

Coldwater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,190,000 ($1393.13)

6.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DeSoto County, MS  2.72% ($40,355 average AGI)
to Panola County, MS  1.02% ($29,202)
to Shelby County, TN  0.70% ($42,382)

Businesses in Coldwater, MS

  • Jones New York: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Coldwater:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBP (1480 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coldwater:

  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WHKL (106.9 FM; CRENSHAW, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Coldwater:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • Coldwater, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count8882
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12864
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2175
  • Fatalities10133
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21695
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents566
See more detailed statistics of Coldwater fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 764ft / 233mTotal length
  • $3,172,997,000Total costs
  • 220,580Total average daily traffic
  • 33,308Total average daily truck traffic
  • 140,400Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Coldwater, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Coldwater, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Coldwater)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Call Sign: KA21457, Licensee ID: L02215134,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.670 MHz, 161.700 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Registrant: North Mississippi Media Group, LLC., 230-2 Goodman Road E Suite 202, Southaven, MS 38671

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1 3/4 Mi N Of Senatobia Rifle Range Rd 1/4 Mi E I55 (Lat: 34.664278 Lon: -89.945361), Call Sign: KNDY921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.950 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/1997, Expiration Date: 09/29/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Registrant: Thomas Markwell, 2943 Peyton Rd, Coldwater, MS 38618

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • COLDWATER, Off Hwy 306 1 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.698972 Lon: -89.968972), Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPOQ309,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2018, Expiration Date: 10/26/2028, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • MP03XC030, COLDWATER, Jct Of Hwy 306 And Hill Rd (Lat: 34.699000 Lon: -89.968694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WPQP516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 07/27/2020, Certifier: John C Bynum, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 30311, 1809 Bend Rd (Site # 30311) (Lat: 34.718083 Lon: -90.155667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 140.2 m, Call Sign: WQOV645, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/09/2012, Expiration Date: 02/09/2022, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • 30311, 1809 Bend Rd (Site # 30311) (Lat: 34.718083 Lon: -90.155667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 140.2 m, Call Sign: WQWN571, Licensee ID: L00051630,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: James Powell, Registrant: County Of Desoto, 1040 Star Landing Road, Nesbit, MS 38651, Phone: (662) 429-1367, Fax: (662) 429-5490, Email:
  • COTTONVILLE, 13 Miles West Of (Lat: 34.666472 Lon: -90.183694), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLC314, Licensee ID: L00896575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6152.80 MHz, 6152.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty, Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • Wvim Fm Radio Tower, I-55 N. 6 Miles N Of (Lat: 34.778417 Lon: -89.973139), Call Sign: KUC922, Licensee ID: L00714905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.810 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2009, Certifier: Ottis L Anderson, Registrant: Anderson, Ottis L

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coldwater)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Coldwater)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 138. The highest number of fires - 240 took place in 2010, and the least - 44 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Coldwater, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.8%), and Structure Fires (34.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Coldwater, MS
    • 1,14548.8%Outside Fires
    • 80734.4%Structure Fires
    • 35615.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 381.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Coldwater, MS
Most common first names in Coldwater, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10370.4 years
William8072.2 years
John6473.2 years
Mary6078.0 years
Robert6073.2 years
Willie5075.2 years
Jessie2779.2 years
George2773.4 years
Thomas2573.3 years
Annie2477.7 years
Most common last names in Coldwater, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3872.7 years
Jones3576.9 years
Scott3573.9 years
Smith3475.4 years
Johnson3070.1 years
Moore2972.7 years
Davis2774.8 years
Ferguson2780.2 years
Brown2580.9 years
Jackson2374.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Coldwater, MS
  • 70.6%Utility gas
  • 26.0%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Coldwater, MS
  • 60.6%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas


Coldwater compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 14 pilots and 55 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Denton L. Jackson, Iii (2)
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  • Hubert J. Morgan, Ii (1)
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Total of 12 patent applications in 2008-2020.