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Coldwater, Ohio - Basic Facts

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The Village of Coldwater had a population of 4,530 as of July 1, 2016. Coldwater ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Coldwater is located at latitude 40.4827 and longitude -84.6314 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Coldwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 909 feet.

The Village of Coldwater (GNIS ID: 2398595) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Coldwater is located within Township of Butler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mercer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coldwater population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coldwater: Buzzards Glory, Cold Water, Franktown.

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Coldwater, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,530
Population in Households 4,422
Population in Familes 3,771
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 2,355
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 1,808
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,249
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,361 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 447 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $142,409
Average Home Value $177,663


Median Household Income $51,894
Average Household Income $61,466
Per Capita Income $24,407
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.37% 0.32%
Households 0.75% 0.54%
Families 0.97% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Coldwater, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coldwater to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 306 75th
Population Density1 # 178 85th
Diversity Index2 # 1091 10th
Median Household Income # 497 59th
Per Capita Income # 528 57th

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