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Demographics

People

Total Population886
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+447
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married56.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,577
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,500
% Above Poverty Level92%
% Below Poverty Level8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone23.5%
Median Gross Rent$729
Median House Value$105,100

Ancestry

Irish13.3%
Norwegian11.2%
English11.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.2%
Dutch5.5%
Scottish2.5%
French Except Basque2%
Italian1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Polish1.2%
Portuguese1.1%
Swiss0.8%
Czech0.8%
Danishn0.7%
German0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Greek0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
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Colo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Story County
Standard Zip Codes50056
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.01
Approximate Longitude-93.31

Colo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCOLO
Distance0.1 miles
Jan Temp8 to 27 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip35 inches
StationMARSHALLTOWN
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches
StationBOONE
Distance29.3 miles
Jan Temp7 to 28 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Collins458$71,875
Maxwell839$76,042
Nevada6,796$69,167
Rhodes257$51,563
St. Anthony115$50,000
State Center1,337$70,375

Colo Public Libraries

Colo Public Library
309 MAIN ST
Colo, Iowa
(641) 377-2900

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Colo Public Schools

Colo-nesco Jr./sr. High School
919 West St
ZIP: 50056
(641) 377-2282
High
Total Enrollment 208
Colo-nesco Intermediate School
919 West St
ZIP: 50056
(641) 377-2284
Middle
Total Enrollment 78
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