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People

Total Population 1,539
Male Share of the Population 46.8%
Female Share of the Population 53.2%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 720
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 42.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.2%
Median Earnings25+ $23,966
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,059
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,107
% Above Poverty Level 80.9%
% Below Poverty Level 19.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $491
Median House Value $59,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.4%
Irish 14.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 693 $54,231
Good Hope 387 $59,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Colchester Public Libraries

Library
Colchester D.l.
203 MACOMB ST.
Colchester, Illinois
(309) 776-4861

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