Water Valley employment information

IndexWater ValleyMississippiNational
Income per capita$16,001$20,956$28,555
Median household income$28,208$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,808$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$11,451$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$30,076$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$17,174$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate2.8%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level31.1%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Water Valley is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Water Valley is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Water Valley is 53% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Water Valley is 99% higher than the national average.

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Water Valley median earnings by income bracket

Water Valley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.1%0.6%
Manufacturing sector46.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.0%7.8%
Wholesale & retail services16.9%16.3%
Public administration3.6%5.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services7.4%31.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Taylor, MS265$37,50030%
Oxford, MS20,200$31,23042%
Coffeeville, MS966$30,76442%
University, MS4,331$9,76682%
Water Valley, MS3,345$28,20847%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Garnett, KS3,345$27,23249%
Mountain Home, NC3,345$34,60235%
Athens, PA3,344$34,29736%
Sugar Creek, MO3,344$37,15131%
Waterloo, WI3,346$58,1529%
Water Valley, MS3,345$28,20847%
Source: The Water Valley, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.