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Overview

Introduction to Coldwater, Michigan

Coldwater, Michigan, in Branch county, is 27 miles S of Battle Creek, Michigan and 76 miles W of Toledo, Ohio. The city contains a population of approximately 12,697.

Coldwater History

The area where Coldwater stands now was originally inhabited by the Potawatomie Indians. The first actual white settler is believed to be Jabe Bronson, who came here and made his home in 1828. The separate existence of the county, as the city of Coldwater, dates back to the year 1833.

Coldwater and nearby Attractions

  • Tibbits Opera House
  • Wing House Museum
  • Blackberry Patch Golf Club
  • Branch County Tourism
  • Parkhurst Park
  • Waterwork Park

Things To Do In Coldwater

The Tibbits Opera House is a very popular destination. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a game at the Blackberry Patch Golf Club. There are also many parks in the city where you can relax with family members or friends.

Coldwater Transportation

Battle Creek International is the nearest major airport.

Coldwater Higher Education

The city has a branch of Kellogg Community College and Baker College.

People

Total Population 10,863
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 14%
Employed Population 16+ 4,418
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 41.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.8%
Median Earnings25+ $27,752
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,598
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,107

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,224
% Above Poverty Level 81%
% Below Poverty Level 19%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $673
Median House Value $78,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 12.6%

Coldwater Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles S of Battle Creek, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County Branch
Standard Zip Codes 49036
Phone Area Codes 517
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.94
Longitude -85.

Coldwater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLDWATER STATE SCHOOL
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station ANGOLA
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Station PRAIRIE HEIGHTS
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allen 227 $55,000
Bronson 2,420 $39,539
Burlington 273 $40,000
Quincy 1,650 $44,063
Tekonsha 672 $40,521

Coldwater Public Libraries

Library
Branch District Library
10 EAST CHICAGO STREET
Coldwater, Michigan
(269) 278-2341
Library Web Site

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Coldwater Hospitals

COMMUNITY HEALTH CTR OF BRANCH COUNTY
(Government - Local)
274 E CHICAGO ST
(517) 279-5400
Emergency Service: Yes

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Coldwater High Schools

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COLDWATER HIGH SCHOOL
275 N. FREMONT STREET
517-279-5930
A Magnet School.
Serves 996 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.4

PANSOPHIA ACADEMY
52 ABBOTT AVENUE
517-279-4686
A Charter School.
Serves 216 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

BRANCH AREA CAREERS CENTER
366 MORSE STREET
517-279-5721
A Vocational School
Serves 26 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 1.3

DOROTHY LEGG LEARNING CENTER
212 BISHOP
517-279-5830
A Special Education School
Serves 17 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

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200 BISHOP AVENUE
517-279-5800
A Special Education School

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