Colony, Kansas

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Colony Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles S of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Anderson
Standard Zip Codes 66015
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.07
Longitude -95.365

Colony Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station IOLA 1 W
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 41.8 inches
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 41.9 inches
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Colony Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 397 100%
Male 175 44.1%
Female 222 55.9%
Under 18 105 26.4%
18+ 292 73.6%
65+ 104 26.2%
Median Age 42.3
Average Family Size 2.9
White 377 95%
African-American 1 0.3%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 15 3.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 2%

Estimated Colony Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 390
Growth -7
Growth % -1.8%

Colony Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.5%
US/American 18.1%
Irish 11%
English 8.8%
Scotch-Irish 4%
Swiss 2.2%
Scottish 2.2%
Norwegian 1.3%
European 1.3%
Welsh 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.9%
Dutch 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Colony 397 $27,708
Gas 556 $38,942
Iola 6,302 $37,795
Kincaid 178 $29,375
La Harpe 706 $32,981
Neosho Falls 179 $33,000
Westphalia 165 $28,125

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Colony City Library
Colony, Kansas
(620) 852-3530

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Colony High Schools (2004)

603 E. BROAD
Serves 86 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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