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 (14.15%), sales jobs (12.72%), and food service (8.37%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Coldwater rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.34% of adults 25 and older in Coldwater have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Coldwater in 2010 was $18,886, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,544 for a family of four. However, Coldwater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 English, Irish, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Coldwater is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.