Coldwater, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 4,503 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 2,174  (48.3%)
Females: 2,329  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 45828.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,221 (it was $43,382 in 2000)
Coldwater:

$57,221
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,577 (it was $18,583 in 2000)

Coldwater village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,843 (it was $89,100 in 2000)
Coldwater:

$127,843
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $172,287; detached houses: $178,267; townhouses or other attached units: $216,438; in 2-unit structures: $124,673; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,598; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,171; mobile homes: $47,219

Median gross rent in 2017: $571.

March 2019 cost of living index in Coldwater: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Coldwater, OH (2010)
    • 4,36098.5%White alone
    • 330.7%Hispanic
    • 130.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.3%Two or more races
    • 40.09%Black alone
    • 40.09%Asian alone

Races in Coldwater detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Coldwater, Ohio as of July 13, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Coldwater is 2,180 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Coldwater by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.0)
2
(44.9)
3
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(66.4)
6
(132.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(45.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
19
(427.4)
24
(540.2)
9
(202.1)
10
(226.8)
3
(68.6)
12
(270.9)
8
(180.6)
2
(44.9)
6
(132.8)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(1,372)
70
(1,576)
49
(1,100)
23
(521.7)
17
(388.7)
35
(790.1)
31
(699.8)
44
(987.9)
47
(1,040)
35
(775.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(90.0)
10
(225.1)
5
(112.3)
3
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.6)
2
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)101.0154.9107.596.620.350.642.450.7104.0186.0

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City-data.com crime index in Coldwater, OH

Crime rate in Coldwater detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Ohio average:

1.15
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Ancestries: German (76.3%), American (11.6%), English (2.6%), Irish (1.9%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1999

Elevation: 912 feet

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 2,279 people per square mile   (low).

Coldwater, Ohio map

61 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,433 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,769 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (44.7 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (48.9 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (184.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

St. Henry, OH (2.1 miles ),
Montezuma, OH (2.1 miles),
Celina, OH (2.4 miles ),
Chickasaw, OH (2.8 miles ),
Burkettsville, OH (3.0 miles ),
Fort Recovery, OH (3.0 miles ),
New Weston, OH (3.2 miles),
North Star, OH (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 84.63 W

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Coldwater, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Coldwater, OH in 2017
Coldwater satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $202,600
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,300
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $292,300
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $32,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $300,400
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $291,200
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $378,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Coldwater, OH residents
Average permit cost in Coldwater, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Coldwater, OH
Historical housing units in Coldwater, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +130 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in Coldwater, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (10.5%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (16.0%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.8%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Coldwater, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Coldwater, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Coldwater, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Coldwater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Coldwater village center killed 3 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/18/1992, a category F4 tornado 17.5 miles away from the village center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Coldwater-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.1 miles away from Coldwater center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 223.4 miles away from Coldwater center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 207.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 196.9 miles away from Coldwater center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mercer County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coldwater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Coldwater:

  • MERCER COUNTY JOINT TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 800 WEST MAIN STREET)
  • BRIARWOOD VILLAGE (100 DON DESCH DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Coldwater:

  • GARDENS AT ST HENRY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SAINT HENRY, OH)
  • MUD PIKE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • MERCER HEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • KIDNEY SERVICES OF WEST CENTRAL OHIO - MERCER COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • CELINA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • GARDENS AT CELINA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CELINA, OH)
  • OTTERBEIN ST MARYS RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SAINT MARYS, OH)

Heliports located in Coldwater:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coldwater:

  • Edison State Community College (about 32 miles; Piqua, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,049)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 32 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 37 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Indiana University-East (about 45 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • Ball State University (about 46 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Taylor University (about 46 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 47 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 2,474)

Public high school in Coldwater:

Public elementary/middle schools in Coldwater:

See full list of schools located in Coldwater

Library in Coldwater:

  • COLDWATER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $264,131; Location: 305 W. MAIN ST.; 52,376 books; 2,322 audio materials; 2,248 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Coldwater: Coldwater Fire Department (A), Mercer County Joint Township Community Hospital (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Coldwater include: Coldwater United Methodist Church (A), Holy Trinity Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Coldwater: Coldwater Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Matt Lefeld - College basketball player (Bowling Green Falcons), Ralph Weigel - Baseball player, Ross Homan - Football player, David Hoelscher - Football player.

Mercer County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Coldwater and their reported violations in the past:

STARLIGHT DRIVE IN THEATER (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PARADISE POINTE CAMPGROUND (WEST WELL) (Serves IN, Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PARADISE POINTE CAMPGROUND (CENTER WELL (Serves IN, Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PHILOTHEA COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
VFW POST 5135 (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Coldwater that have no violations reported:

  • COLDWATER VILLAGE PWS (Population served: 4,427, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LEFELD IMPLEMENT, INC. (Population served: 57, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.1%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Coldwater in 2010:

  • 105 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Coldwater in 2000:

  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Coldwater (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank Co.: Drive-In Branch at North And Mills Streets, branch established on 1965/11/15; at 112-14 West Main Street, branch established on 1905/11/20. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $364.1 mil, Deposits: $326.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Holding Company, Inc.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Coldwater Branch at 730 East Main Street, branch established on 1972/12/08. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • Mercer Savings Bank: Terrace Avenue Branch at 130 Terrace Avenue, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $121.8 mil, Deposits: $110.6 mil, headquarters in Celina, OH, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Coldwater:

Marital status in Coldwater, OH
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Coldwater:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Coldwater
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Religion statistics for Coldwater, OH (based on Mercer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,72820
Mainline Protestant5,59922
Evangelical Protestant3,37528
Other11
None8,111-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Mercer County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
This county:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Mercer County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

29.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Coldwater:

51.1%
State:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Coldwater:

23.1%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.0%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Coldwater:

77.5%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coldwater, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$23,868$35,8022$2,595
Streets and Highways 6$19,532$39,0641$2,117
Financial Administration 3$10,957$43,8280$0
Water Supply 2$7,237$43,4220$0
Sewerage 2$7,427$44,5620$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,325$75,9002$1,802
Police - Other 1$2,082$24,9840$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 23$77,428$40,3975$6,514

Coldwater government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $91,000 ($20.21)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $706,000 ($156.78)
    Police Protection: $539,000 ($119.70)
    Water Utilities: $354,000 ($78.61)
    Sewerage: $293,000 ($65.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $275,000 ($61.07)
    General - Other: $245,000 ($54.41)
    Financial Administration: $175,000 ($38.86)
    Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($30.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($14.21)
    General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($10.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($1.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($13.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $183,000 ($40.64)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($8.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($4.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $13,000 ($2.89)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($2.44)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($2.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,075,000 ($238.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $89,000 ($19.76)

Coldwater government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $500,000 ($111.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($16.66)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $167,000 ($37.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $65,000 ($14.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($9.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $36,000 ($7.99)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($4.22)
    Special Assessments: $13,000 ($2.89)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $500,000 ($111.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $249,000 ($55.30)
    General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($2.44)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $1,332,000 ($295.80)
    Other: $358,000 ($79.50)
    Property: $172,000 ($38.20)
    Death and Gift: $87,000 ($19.32)
    Motor Vehicle License: $60,000 ($13.32)
    Other License: $38,000 ($8.44)

Coldwater government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,723,000 ($604.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,285,000 ($507.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $438,000 ($97.27)

Coldwater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $652,000 ($144.79)

3.52% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,217 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.52%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Auglaize County, OH  0.80% ($37,066 average AGI)
from Darke County, OH  0.26% ($43,818)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.25% ($33,535)


3.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Auglaize County, OH  0.82% ($38,482 average AGI)
to Darke County, OH  0.28% ($44,878)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.23% ($30,650)
Businesses in Coldwater, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Coldwater:

  • WCSM (1350 AM; 1 kW; CELINA, OH)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coldwater:

  • WKKI (94.3 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: SONSHINE CORP.)
  • WCSM-FM (96.7 FM; CELINA, OH; Owner: HAYCO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIMT (102.1 FM; LIMA, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMLX (103.3 FM; ST. MARYS, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCJ (88.1 FM; SPENCERVILLE, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZBD (92.7 FM; BERNE, IN; Owner: ADAMS COUNTY RADIO, INC)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WZRX-FM (107.5 FM; FORT SHAWNEE, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Coldwater:

  • WLMO-LP (Channel 65; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W61CZ (Channel 61; LIMA, OH; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WTLW (Channel 44; LIMA, OH; Owner: AMERICAN CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SERVICES, INC.)
  • W55CH (Channel 55; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WOHL-CA (Channel 25; LIMA, OH; Owner: TV-67, INC.)
  • WLIO (Channel 35; LIMA, OH; Owner: LIMA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W17AA (Channel 17; CELINA, OH; Owner: UNIVERSITY REGIONAL BROADCASTING., INC.)
Coldwater fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Coldwater fatal accident list:

Jul 28, 1997 10:15 PM, S Cedar St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 13, 1996 01:29 PM, Cedar St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 19, 1978 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.8mTotal length
  • $271,000Total costs
  • 28,271Total average daily traffic
  • 2,417Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,238Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Coldwater, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Coldwater, OH

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Coldwater)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Coldwater, OH)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coldwater)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3163Q , Serial Number: 32R-7780295, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 03/18/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Lakefield Lance Ltd, 900 Butler St, Coldwater, OH 45828
  • Aircraft: BEECH A24R (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7670R , Serial Number: MC-58, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 07/14/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John A Mescher, 3333 Slavik Rd, Coldwater, OH 45828, Other Owners: Michael W Seibert
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 190 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 147 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9387A , Serial Number: 7466, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffrey S Mitchell, 3624 State Route 219, Coldwater, OH 45828, Other Owners: Julie A Mitchell

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 28 took place in 2004, and the least - 11 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Coldwater, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.4%), and Outside Fires (35.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Coldwater, OH
    • 15548.4%Structure Fires
    • 11535.9%Outside Fires
    • 4714.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 30.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Coldwater, OH
Most common first names in Coldwater, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5180.0 years
John2779.3 years
Edward2776.6 years
Paul2575.2 years
William2576.8 years
Joseph2280.1 years
Robert2071.4 years
Anna2084.7 years
Helen1982.8 years
Clarence1975.2 years
Most common last names in Coldwater, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Knapke2480.6 years
Wenning2379.6 years
Homan2076.7 years
Dues1983.7 years
Miller1779.6 years
Braun1674.3 years
Tangeman1381.4 years
Bettinger1278.1 years
Bruns1178.2 years
Sutter1173.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Coldwater, OH
  • 78.6%Utility gas
  • 19.2%Electricity
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Coldwater, OH
  • 61.1%Electricity
  • 38.9%Utility gas


Coldwater compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Coldwater on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #3 (45828) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
There are 7 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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