Colo strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
Comparing Colo to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||15 miles E of Ames, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||145 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||50056|
|Phone Area Codes||641|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||8 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||35 inches|
|Jan Temp||7 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||36.4 inches|
|Jan Temp||7 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||36.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.02|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||2||0.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||808|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.3%|
|French (except Basque)||3.1%|
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Penn Foster College
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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
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Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
COLO-NESCO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
919 WEST ST
Serves 185 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4
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