Coldwater, Ohio

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Coldwater, Ohio

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High Points

Coldwater strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Coldwater Low Violent Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Coldwater Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Coldwater Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Coldwater, Ohio

Comparing Coldwater to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 5
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 7
Median Family Income 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Working at Home 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 8
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
People Living Alone 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 6 7

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Coldwater Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles NE of Muncie, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Mercer
Standard Zip Codes 45828
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.479
Longitude -84.628

Coldwater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CELINA 3 NE
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Station BERNE
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
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Coldwater Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 4,482 100%
Male 2,181 48.7%
Female 2,301 51.3%
Under 18 1,340 29.9%
18+ 3,142 70.1%
65+ 728 16.2%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 3.24
White 4,437 99%
African-American 3 0.1%
Asian 6 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.1%
Other 14 0.3%
Mixed Race 18 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 54 1.2%

Estimated Coldwater Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,438
Growth -44
Growth % -1%

Coldwater Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 82.4%
US/American 4.9%
Irish 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
English 2.5%
Italian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Coldwater 4,482 $51,076
Burkettsville 254 $51,250
Celina 10,303 $44,901
Chickasaw 364 $62,250
Montezuma 191 $48,750
North Star 209 $57,188
St. Henry 2,271 $56,650

Coldwater Public Libraries

Coldwater Public Library
305 W. MAIN ST.
Coldwater, Ohio
(419) 678-2431

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Coldwater Hospitals

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(419) 678-4843
Emergency Service: Yes

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Coldwater High Schools (2004)

310 N 2ND ST
Serves 547 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.6

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