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Demographics

People

Total Population1,964
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens20.4%
Employed Population 16+865
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married49%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9%
Median Earnings25+$29,612
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,293
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,542

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,431
% Above Poverty Level85.5%
% Below Poverty Level14.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone32.9%
Median Gross Rent$564
Median House Value$99,300

Ancestry

German47.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.1%
Polish5.7%
Irish5.6%
Norwegian5.5%
English4.8%
French Except Basque3.7%
Italian1.7%
Swedish1.7%
Swiss1.5%
Danishn1.4%
Dutch1.3%
Czech1.2%
Lithuanian0.6%
Canadian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Colby Almanac

CategoryValue
County Clark County
Standard Zip Codes54421
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.9
Approximate Longitude-90.31

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)

StationOWEN 3 W
Distance14.5 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 78 F
Oct Temp35 to 55 F
Annual Precip33 inches
StationMEDFORD
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 20 F
Apr Temp32 to 52 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 55 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches
StationNEILLSVILLE 3 SW
Distance30.4 miles
Jan Temp0 to 22 F
Apr Temp31 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Abbotsford2,166$41,463
Curtiss308$41,667
Dorchester907$49,063
Spencer2,019$55,982
Stetsonville598$55,179

Colby Public Libraries

Colby Public Library
211 W. SPENCE ST.
Colby, Wisconsin
(715) 223-2000

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Colby Public Schools

Colby Middle
703 N 2nd St
ZIP: 54421
(715) 223-8869
Middle
Total Enrollment 249
Colby High
705 N 2nd St
ZIP: 54421
(715) 223-2338
High
Total Enrollment 288
Little Stars Pre-school
705 N 2nd St
ZIP: 54421
(715) 223-2044
Primary
Total Enrollment 87
Colby Elementary
202 W Dolf St
ZIP: 54421
(715) 223-3939
Primary
Total Enrollment 317

Colby Private Schools

St Mary Grade School
209 S Second St
ZIP: 54421
Elementary
Total Enrollment 88
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