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Demographics

People

Total Population1,566
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+721
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married42.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13%
Median Earnings25+$24,600
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,455

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,107
% Above Poverty Level77.3%
% Below Poverty Level22.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone28.9%
Median Gross Rent$555
Median House Value$65,600

Ancestry

German22%
English11.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.5%
Irish9.1%
Scottish3.2%
Polish2.8%
French Except Basque2%
Canadian1.5%
Swedish1.3%
Italian1%
Norwegian0.8%
Dutch0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Welsh0.2%
Greek0.2%
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Colchester Almanac

CategoryValue
County McDonough County
Standard Zip Codes62326
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.42
Approximate Longitude-90.79

Colchester Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLA HARPE
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 32 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.1 inches
StationRUSHVILLE
Distance24.5 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.3 inches
StationBURLINGTON RADIO KBUR
Distance33.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 30 F
Apr Temp43 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 85 F
Oct Temp46 to 65 F
Annual Precip37.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blandinsville725$49,500
Good Hope408$59,167
Industry428$59,750
Macomb18,684$77,110
Plymouth399$36,250

Colchester Public Libraries

Colchester District Library
203 MACOMB STREET
Colchester, Illinois
(309) 776-4861

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Colchester Public Schools

West Prairie Middle School
600 S Hun St
ZIP: 62326
(309) 776-3220
Middle
Total Enrollment 180
West Prairie South Elementary
310 S Coal St
ZIP: 62326
(309) 776-3790
Primary
Total Enrollment 169
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