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People

Total Population 1,391
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 618
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $22,019
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,188

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,667
% Above Poverty Level 82.1%
% Below Poverty Level 17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $503
Median House Value $60,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.5%
Irish 16.5%

Colchester Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles W of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County McDonough
Standard Zip Codes 62326
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.426
Longitude -90.792

Colchester 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 LA HARPE
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
Station RUSHVILLE
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
Station BURLINGTON RADIO KBUR
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 43 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 46 to 65 F
Annual Precip 37.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Colchester, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fandon (62326)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blandinsville 695 $56,827
Good Hope 389 $59,479

Colchester Public Libraries

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(309) 776-4861

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