Water Valley employment information

IndexWater ValleyMississippiNational
Income per capita$19,058$21,651$29,829
Median household income$30,426$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,750$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,906$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$30,647$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$19,268$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level23.8%22.3%15.1%
The Water Valley, MS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Water Valley is $19,058, which is 12% lower than than the Mississippi average and 36% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $30,426, which is 25% lower than than the Mississippi average and 45% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Water Valley is 3%, which is 39% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Water Valley is 24% which is 58% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$20,281$30,426$60,852
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Water Valley is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Water Valley is 45% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Water Valley is 39% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Water Valley is 58% higher than the national average.

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Water Valley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector35.5%2.2%
Financial & insurance services0.7%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.3%12.3%
Public administration14.7%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%2.0%
Education, health & social services10.6%40.0%
Other8.3%14.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Taylor, MS272$59,3757%
Oxford, MS21,634$33,80039%
Coffeeville, MS1,139$28,08649%
University, MS4,499$0100%
Water Valley, MS3,360$30,42645%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lincoln Heights, OH3,360$23,49458%
Wareham Center, MA3,359$48,33313%
Minden, NV3,359$51,6827%
Davenport, FL3,359$38,15831%
Auburn, NE3,361$51,7406%
Water Valley, MS3,360$30,42645%
Source: The Water Valley, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).