Coldwater, MI

Coldwater profile

Living in Coldwater

Coldwater is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 12,215 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Coldwater is the 103rd largest community in Michigan.

Coldwater is a blue-collar town, with 41.22% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Coldwater is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coldwater who work in office and administrative support (10.64%), sales jobs (9.89%), and management occupations (6.62%).

One of the benefits of Coldwater is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.70 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The rate of college-level education in Coldwater is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.68% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Coldwater in 2018 was $20,806, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,224 for a family of four. However, Coldwater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Coldwater is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

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