Coldwater, Michigan Population 2020

12,164

Coldwater is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 12,164, it is the 73rd largest city in Michigan and the 2690th largest city in the United States. Coldwater is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually but its population has increased by 11.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,945 in 2010. Coldwater reached it's highest population of 13,593 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Coldwater has a population density of 1,260 people per square mile.

The average household income in Coldwater is $53,590 with a poverty rate of 14.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $688 per month, and the median house value is $87,000. The median age in Coldwater is 38.2 years, 39.8 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 126.7 males.

Coldwater Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Coldwater was:

  • White: 86.98%
  • Black or African American: 7.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Asian: 1.36%
  • Other race: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Coldwater, Michigan is 12,164, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,250.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,945.

Coldwater, Michigan Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202044,0201990.45%
201943,8211990.45%
201843,6221990.46%
201743,423-67-0.15%
201643,490-163-0.37%
201543,653-78-0.18%
201443,7311440.33%
201343,587-208-0.48%
201243,795-128-0.29%
201143,923-1,257-2.86%
201045,1800.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,68586.98%
Black or African American8937.27%
Two or More Races2992.43%
Asian1671.36%
Some Other Race1231.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1170.95%

Coldwater Population Pyramid 2020

Coldwater Median Age

38.2


Total

39.8


Male

35.5


Female

Coldwater Adults

There are 9,528 adults, (2,024 of whom are seniors) in Coldwater.

Coldwater Age Dependency

63.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Coldwater Sex Ratio

Female

5,419

44.11%

Male

6,865

55.89%

Coldwater Households and Families

Coldwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Coldwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
All55%45%
Male43.9%56.1%
Female41.6%58.4%
Non Family40.9%59.1%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2342.455
Non Family1,7991.3140.9
Married1,5883.4777.6
Female5192.5941.6
Male3282.8843.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Coldwater Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4645.45%
9th to 12th Grade5796.80%
High School Graduate3,55041.67%
Some College2,09224.55%
Associates Degree8029.41%
Bachelors Degree7408.69%
Graduate Degree2933.44%

Coldwater Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,8836,151835
Black86676425
Hispanic39626166
Asian16611293
Multiple Races16514712
Native American837414
Other Race5224

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,851$27,273$26,218
Less Than High School$23,125$27,500$
High School Grad$26,097$25,275$29,555
Some College$25,748$31,477$23,297
Bachelors Degree$39,044$44,757$26,763
Graduate Degree$70,577$$72,813

$26,851

Average Earnings

$27,273

Average Male

$26,218

Average Female

Coldwater Language

Coldwater Language by Age

Coldwater Language

90.43% of Coldwater residents speak only English, while 9.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Coldwater Poverty

Coldwater Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9281,21813.64%
Hispanic66822032.93%
Multiple2104420.95%
Black371027.03%
Native9022.22%

14.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.12%

Male Poverty Rate

15.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coldwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is Hispanic, with 32.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is Native, with 2.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.57%
High School18.15%
Some College6.36%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.77%
Male Employed10.24%
Female Employed5.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Coldwater Income

Coldwater Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,705$53,590
Families$51,590$63,170
Married Families$60,395-
Non Families$29,564$38,991

Coldwater Marital Status

Coldwater Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Coldwater Married by Age and Sex

Coldwater Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Coldwater Marital Status by Race

Coldwater Veterans

810

Number of Veterans

738

Male Veterans

72

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam342
Second Gulf War111
Korea79
First Gulf War63
World War II43
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74289
75+175
55 to 64153
35 to 54131
18 to 3462
Name Veterans % of Total
White7218.88%
Black778.63%
Indian1214.46%

$Coldwater Veterans by Education

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coldwater Employment Status

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Coldwater Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.31%

Born in Michigan

93.71%

Native Born

6.29%

Foreign Born

3.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.71% of Coldwater residents were born in the United States, with 70.31% having been born in Michigan. 3.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,164-43-0.35%
201912,207-43-0.35%
201812,250380.31%
201712,212-43-0.35%
201612,255-60-0.49%
201512,315-28-0.23%
201412,343480.39%
201312,295-53-0.43%
201212,348150.12%
201112,333-1,260-9.27%
201013,5938960.68%
200012,6973,0902.83%
19909,6071460.15%
19809,4613620.39%
19709,0992190.24%
19608,8802860.33%
19508,5941,2511.59%
19407,3436080.87%
19306,7356210.97%
19206,1141690.28%
19105,945-271-0.44%
19006,2169691.71%
18905,2475661.15%
18804,6813000.66%
18704,3810.00%