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People

Total Population 1,136
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 20.9%
Employed Population 16+ 450
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 55.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,393
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.9%
Median Gross Rent $445
Median House Value $80,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
US/American 0%
English 18.2%
Irish 10.4%

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

Colon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles S of Battle Creek, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles W of Toledo, Ohio
County St Joseph
Standard Zip Codes 49040
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.958
Longitude -85.325

Colon 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 THREE RIVERS
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station COLDWATER STATE SCHOOL
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station BATTLE CREEK 5 NW
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Athens 1,109 $53,558
Bronson 2,437 $41,205
Burr Oak 870 $45,192
Centreville 1,582 $50,655
Mendon 896 $66,250
Sherwood 336 $41,000

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

Colon Public Libraries

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Colon Township Library
128 SOUTH BLACKSTONE AVENUE
Colon, Michigan
(269) 432-3958

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Colon High Schools

COLON HIGH SCHOOL
400 DALLAS STREET
269-432-3231
A Magnet School.
Serves 394 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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