Colon, Nebraska

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Colon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles N of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Saunders
Standard Zip Codes 68018
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.297
Longitude -96.605

Colon 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 WAHOO
Distance 5.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 34 inches
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 29.8 inches
Station BLAIR
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.1 inches
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Colon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 138 100%
Male 71 51.4%
Female 67 48.6%
Under 18 38 27.5%
18+ 100 72.5%
65+ 23 16.7%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 3.08
White 137 99.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 7.2%

Estimated Colon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 136
Growth -2
Growth % -1.4%

Colon 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 29.7%
Czech 25.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.9%
Irish 12.9%
Polish 5%
Swedish 5%
US/American 2%
Norwegian 2%
English 2%
Danish 2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Colon 138 $28,333
Cedar Bluffs 615 $39,271
Ithaca 168 $31,667
Malmo 109 $40,000
Mead 564 $51,354
Wahoo 3,942 $46,094
Weston 310 $44,583
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