Coldwater, MI


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Living in Coldwater

Coldwater is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 10,844 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Coldwater is the 103rd largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coldwater is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coldwater is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coldwater who work in office and administrative support (13.85%), sales jobs (12.25%), and food service (7.13%).

The percentage of people in Coldwater with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.78% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Coldwater in 2010 was $17,924, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,696 for a family of four.

The people who call Coldwater home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coldwater residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Coldwater include Irish, English, Polish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Coldwater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.