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People

Total Population 1,788
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 22%
Employed Population 16+ 791
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.2%
Median Earnings25+ $28,892
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,338
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,393

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,917
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $536
Median House Value $96,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.2%
US/American 0%
English 4.7%
Irish 7.8%

Colby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Clark
Standard Zip Codes 54421
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.91
Longitude -90.315

Colby 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 OWEN 3 W
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station MEDFORD
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Station NEILLSVILLE 3 SW
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbotsford 2,134 $42,167
Curtiss 298 $42,000
Dorchester 929 $48,889
Spencer 1,914 $60,913
Stetsonville 586 $56,705
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705 N 2ND ST
715-223-2338
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Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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