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People

Total Population 408
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 189
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,500
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.8%
Median Gross Rent $570
Median House Value $63,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 17.4%

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

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station JOHN REDMOND LAKE
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
Station CHANUTE JOHNSON AP
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Gas 606 $50,781
Iola 5,602 $42,772
Kincaid 174 $0
La Harpe 542 $37,917
Neosho Falls 132 $31,250

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

Colony Public Libraries

Library
Colony City Library
339 CHERRY STREET P.O. BOX 68
Colony, Kansas
(620) 852-3530

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Colony High Schools

CREST HIGH
603 E. BROAD
620-852-3521
Serves 86 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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