Coldwater, Ohio

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Coldwater, Ohio
Village
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, which dominates the village's skyline
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, which dominates the village's skyline
Official seal of Coldwater, Ohio
Seal
Location of Coldwater, Ohio
Location of Coldwater, Ohio
Detailed map of Coldwater
Detailed map of Coldwater
Coordinates: 40°28′49″N 84°37′46″W / 40.48028°N 84.62944°W / 40.48028; -84.62944Coordinates: 40°28′49″N 84°37′46″W / 40.48028°N 84.62944°W / 40.48028; -84.62944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Mercer
Government
 • Mayor Joe Knapschaefer
Area[1]
 • Total 1.97 sq mi (5.10 km2)
 • Land 1.92 sq mi (4.97 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation[2] 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 4,427
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 4,443
 • Density 2,305.7/sq mi (890.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45828
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-16532[5]
GNIS feature ID 1060984[2]
Website villageofcoldwater.com

Coldwater is a village in Mercer County, Ohio, United States. The population was 4,427 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Coldwater is located at 40°28′49″N 84°37′46″W / 40.48028°N 84.62944°W / 40.48028; -84.62944 (40.480402, -84.629332).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.97 square miles (5.10 km2), of which, 1.92 square miles (4.97 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 1,001
1890 1,276 27.5%
1900 1,515 18.7%
1910 1,114 −26.5%
1920 974 −12.6%
1930 1,516 55.6%
1940 2,449 61.5%
1950 3,702 51.2%
1960 4,151 12.1%
1970 3,952 −4.8%
1980 4,007 1.4%
1990 4,411 10.1%
2000 4,482 1.6%
2010 4,427 −1.2%
Est. 2012 4,521 2.1%
Religion in Coldwater[citation needed]
religion percent
Roman Catholic
  
82.2%
Protestant
  
12.8%
No Religion
  
4.7%
"Unspecified"
  
0.2%

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $63,382, and the median income for a family was $81,076. Males had a median income of $47,055 versus $42,401 for females. The per capita income for the village was $29,583. About 2.2% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 4,427 people, 1,726 households, and 1,176 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,305.7 inhabitants per square mile (890.2 /km2). There were 1,817 housing units at an average density of 946.4 per square mile (365.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.0% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 1,726 households of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.9% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the village was 39.2 years. 26.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

Education[edit]

It is home to Coldwater High School.

Media use[edit]

It is the setting for the 2012 film Touchback, however the events portrayed in the film are not related to the town.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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