Coldwater, Michigan Population 2022

14,398
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Coldwater is a city located in Branch County Michigan. Coldwater has a 2020 population of 14,398. It is also the county seat of Branch County. Coldwater is currently growing at a rate of 2.04% annually and its population has increased by 4.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,822 in 2010.

The average household income in Coldwater is $55,959 with a poverty rate of 17.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $730 per month, and the median house value is $93,400. The median age in Coldwater is 38.5 years, 40.5 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.

Coldwater Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Coldwaterwas:

  • White: 86.48%
  • Black or African American: 6.54%
  • Other race: 3.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Coldwater, Michigan is 14,398 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,822.

Coldwater, Michigan Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201045,1740.00%
201143,923-1,251-2.85%
201243,792-131-0.30%
201343,587-205-0.47%
201443,7331460.33%
201543,639-94-0.22%
201643,466-173-0.40%
201743,375-91-0.21%
201843,5661910.44%
201943,517-49-0.11%
202043,468-49-0.11%
202143,419-49-0.11%

Coldwater Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,55386.48%
Black or African American7986.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native1150.94%
Asian1160.95%
Some Other Race4093.35%
Two or More Races2121.74%
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Coldwater Population by Race

Coldwater Population Pyramid 2022

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Coldwater Median Age

40.1


Total

42


Male

38.6


Female

Coldwater Adults

There are 9,626 adults, (2,226 of whom are seniors) in Coldwater.

Coldwater Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Coldwater Sex Ratio

Female

5,541

45.41%

Male

6,662

54.59%

Coldwater Population by Age

Coldwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Coldwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All54.8%45.2%
Male51.1%48.9%
Female48.8%51.2%
Non Family42%58%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Coldwater Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2012.4354.8
Married1,4543.3273.4
Male4072.8851.1
Female6582.8248.8
Non Family1,6821.3942

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Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Coldwater Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5326.23%
9th to 12th Grade6417.50%
High School Graduate3,33639.04%
Some College2,27826.66%
Associates Degree7618.90%
Bachelors Degree7498.76%
Graduate Degree2492.91%
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Coldwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Coldwater Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1157759
White6,9476,056902
2+ Races17616213
Native American86865
Black79768118
Hispanic4493331
Other Race169147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.30%.

Coldwater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,204$27,563$26,812
Less Than 9th Grade$27,500$27,601$
High School Graduate$25,551$24,911$29,279
Some College$27,692$33,445$25,786
Bachelors Degree$36,597$66,111$25,924
Graduate Degree$75,417$$77,563

$27,204

Average Earnings

$27,563

Average Male

$26,812

Average Female

Coldwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Coldwater Language by Age

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Coldwater Language

86.08% of Coldwater residents speak only English, while 13.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 6.27% of the population.

Coldwater Language

Coldwater Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic78615820.10%
White8,9621,61818.05%
Black30310.00%
Native8722.30%
Other22NaN%
Multiple1342619.40%

17.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.82%

Male Poverty Rate

18.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Coldwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is Hispanic, with 20.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Coldwater is Multiple, with 19.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.46%.

Coldwater Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.76%
High School18.72%
Some College7.01%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%

Coldwater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.77%
Male Unemployed3.17%
Female Employed5.69%
Female Unemployed21.78%

Coldwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Coldwater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,561$53,840
Families$51,455$62,526
Married Families$61,486-
Non Families$30,917$38,319
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Income by Household Type

Coldwater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Coldwater Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Coldwater Marital Status

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642

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War41
Vietnam303
Korea45
World War II23

Coldwater Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3416
35 to 54111
55 to 64127
65 to 74277
75+111

Coldwater Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5536.82%
Black8510.66%
Native American44.65%

Coldwater Veterans by Race

Coldwater Veterans by Education

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9.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Coldwater Veterans by Education

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Coldwater Employment by Age

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Coldwater Employment by Race

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Coldwater Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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65.66%

Born in Coldwater

90.22%

Native Born

9.78%

Foreign Born

6.44%

Non Citizen

3.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.22% of Coldwater residents were born in the United States, with 65.66% having been born in Michigan. 6.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Coldwater Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18704,3810.00%
18804,6813000.66%
18905,2475661.15%
19006,2169691.71%
19105,945-271-0.44%
19206,1141690.28%
19306,7356210.97%
19407,3436080.87%
19508,5941,2511.59%
19608,8802860.33%
19709,0992190.24%
19809,4613620.39%
19909,6071460.15%
200012,6973,0902.83%
201010,945-1,752-1.47%
201111,2332882.63%
201211,5212882.56%
201311,8092882.50%
201412,0972882.44%
201512,3852882.38%
201612,6732882.33%
201712,9612882.27%
201813,2492882.22%
201913,5372882.17%
202013,8222852.11%
202114,1102882.08%
202214,3982882.04%

Coldwater Population by Year