Colwich, Kansas

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Colwich, Kansas

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High Points

Colwich strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Kansas):

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Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Colwich Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 8% Colwich Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 11% Colwich People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Colwich College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Colwich, Kansas

Comparing Colwich to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Kansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 7
Senior Citizens 6 4
Racial Diversity 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Rents 2 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Colwich Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 12 miles NW of Wichita, Kansas
County Sedgwick
Metro Area Wichita
Standard Zip Codes 67030
Phone Area Codes 316
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.779
Longitude -97.536

Colwich Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 40 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 93 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches
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Colwich Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,229 100%
Male 612 49.8%
Female 617 50.2%
Under 18 429 34.9%
18+ 800 65.1%
65+ 195 15.9%
Median Age 31.7
Average Family Size 3.49
White 1,212 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 7 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.8%

Estimated Colwich Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,328
Growth 99
Growth % 8.1%

Colwich 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 66.4%
Irish 7.4%
US/American 6.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
English 3%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Italian 2%
Scottish 1.7%
French Canadian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Polish 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Lebanese 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
European 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Colwich 1,229 $58,068
Andale 766 $53,702
Bentley 368 $46,250
Goddard 2,037 $53,690
Maize 1,868 $53,365
Mount Hope 830 $45,625
Valley Center 4,883 $56,667

Colwich Public Libraries

Colwich Community Library
"432 W. COLWICH, P.O. BOX 8"
Colwich, Kansas
(316) 796-1521

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