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Demographics

People

Total Population1,161
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens21.3%
Employed Population 16+426
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married48.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.4%
Median Earnings25+$29,741
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,958
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,150

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,274
% Above Poverty Level90.8%
% Below Poverty Level9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone39%
Median Gross Rent$448
Median House Value$83,700

Ancestry

German34.1%
English14.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.2%
Irish11.5%
Dutch10.2%
Scottish3.3%
Polish2.3%
French Except Basque2%
Norwegian1.1%
Swedish1.1%
Italian0.9%
Russian0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Luxemburger0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Czech0.2%
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Colon Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Joseph County
Standard Zip Codes49040
Phone Area Codes269
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude41.95
Approximate Longitude-85.32

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)

StationTHREE RIVERS
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationCOLDWATER STATE SCHOOL
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationBATTLE CREEK 5 NW
Distance28.4 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Athens1,141$54,028
Bronson2,354$43,819
Burr Oak918$50,781
Centreville1,522$52,222
Mendon904$70,625
Sherwood348$44,375

Colon Public Libraries

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

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Colon Public Schools

Colon Elementary School
328 East State St
ZIP: 49040
(269) 432-2121
Primary
Total Enrollment 304
Colon High School
400 Dallas St
ZIP: 49040
(269) 432-3231
Other
Total Enrollment 243
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