Water Valley, Mississippi

Population 3,399

Water Valley is located in Yalobusha County, MS. The population is 3,399, making Water Valley the largest city in Yalobusha County.

There are 2 public schools in Water Valley with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Water Valley is moderate , and there are 1 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Water Valley is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Water Valley property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Water Valley include Taylor, Coffeeville and Oxford.

Water Valley Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 23.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 62.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.6%

Crime Rate

48.9% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 28
  • Violent Crimes: 332
  • Robbery: 14
  • Burglary: 664
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

74.67% Lower than national avg.
  • 1 offender in Water Valley
  • 2.94 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

42 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 35


Moderate 3.8%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Water Valley, MS and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Water Valley's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
1 Private School

Faith Christian Academy

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Water Valley, MS

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10 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Water Valley, MS issued 10 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Water Valley, MS issued 10 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $532
  • 1 Bedroom: $536
  • 2 Bedrooms: $705
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,001
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,207

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Environmental Hazards

42 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Water Valley, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Water Valley, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    Water Valley, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.2°
  • February 41.35°
  • March 51.65°
  • April 61.43°
  • May 68.33°
  • June 76.36°
  • July 82.38°
  • August 79.53°
  • September 70.3°
  • October 57.97°
  • November 49.63°
  • December 41.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Water Valley, MS

Water Valley, MS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Water Valley, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Water Valley, MS has a low risk of hail storms.
Water Valley, MS has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Water Valley, MS: $30,426


Unemployment in Water Valley is 3.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 60.70%
White Collar - 39.30%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Bennie G. Thompson

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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