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Coldwater, Mississippi (MS) Poverty Rate Data
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17.1% of Coldwater, MS residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 15.4% less than the poverty level of 19.8% across the entire state of Mississippi. Taking into account residents not living in families, 26.7% of high school graduates and 44.7% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 24.3% among disabled males and 36.6% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 46.8%. For comparison, it was 23.2% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Coldwater, MS

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Coldwater:

17.1%
Whole state:

19.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Coldwater:

6.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Coldwater:

24.3%
Mississippi:

21.6%
Disability rate in this town among poor males (it is 24.2% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Coldwater:

26.6%
Mississippi:

30.7%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Coldwater:

36.6%
Mississippi:

29.1%
Disability rate in this town among poor females (it is 20.5% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Coldwater:

35.7%
Mississippi:

32.0%

Renting rate in this town among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

46.8%
Residents above poverty level:

23.2%

Poverty by age in Coldwater, MS

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Coldwater
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Coldwater,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 7.0%Under 5 years
  • 29.0%5 years
  • 14.0%6 to 11 years
  • 23.0%12 to 14 years
  • 5.0%15 years
  • 100.0%16 and 17 years
  • 0.0%18 to 24 years
  • 5.0%25 to 34 years
  • 0.0%35 to 44 years
  • 10.0%45 to 54 years
  • 9.0%55 to 64 years
  • 3.0%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Coldwater
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Coldwater,MS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 16.0%Under 5 years
  • 100.0%5 years
  • 2.0%6 to 11 years
  • 82.0%12 to 14 years
  • 80.0%16 and 17 years
  • 18.0%18 to 24 years
  • 11.0%25 to 34 years
  • 30.0%35 to 44 years
  • 16.0%45 to 54 years
  • 13.0%55 to 64 years
  • 3.0%65 to 74 years
  • 28.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Coldwater, MS
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Coldwater,MS (% below half of poverty level)
  • 10.2%Under 5 years
  • 8.7%5 years
  • 9.2%6 to 11 years
  • 11.1%12 to 14 years
  • 5.6%15 years
  • 8.7%16 and 17 years
  • 11.6%18 to 24 years
  • 7.5%25 to 34 years
  • 5.1%35 to 44 years
  • 9.7%45 to 54 years
  • 4.9%55 to 64 years
  • 9.3%65 to 74 years
  • 1.0%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Coldwater, MS

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Coldwater, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Coldwater, MS (%)
  • 3.8%White
  • 17.3%Black
  • 0.0%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Coldwater, MS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Coldwater, MS (absolute numbers)
  • 8White
  • 225Black
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 15.3%Below poverty level
  • 84.7%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Coldwater, MS

Children below poverty level:
Coldwater, Mississippi:

23.4%
State:

26.7%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Coldwater:

26.7%
Mississippi:

24.4%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Coldwater:

44.7%
Mississippi:

51.7%
Poor families by family type
  • 1.9%Married-couple family
  • 0.0%Male, no wife present
  • 98.1%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Coldwater not in families by work experience
  • 8.5%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 18.3%Worked part-time
  • 73.2%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 16.7%Both worked part-time
  • 33.3%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 50.0%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 4.8%1995 to 1998
  • 1.2%1990 to 1994
  • 20.5%1980 to 1989
  • 14.5%1970 to 1979
  • 31.3%1960 to 1969
  • 16.9%1950 to 1959
  • 8.4%1940 to 1949
  • 2.4%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 4.5%1995 to 1998
  • 3.3%1990 to 1994
  • 18.4%1980 to 1989
  • 16.6%1970 to 1979
  • 21.7%1960 to 1969
  • 12.2%1950 to 1959
  • 12.5%1940 to 1949
  • 11.0%1939 or earlier
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