Demographics

People

Total Population1,989
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+855
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married50.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.8%
Median Earnings25+$34,038
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,615
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,119

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,824
% Above Poverty Level85.7%
% Below Poverty Level14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.2%
Median Gross Rent$638
Median House Value$111,800

Ancestry

German48%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.7%
Norwegian5.9%
Irish4.8%
Polish4.4%
English3.9%
Swedish3%
Dutch2.5%
French Except Basque2.2%
Italian2.1%
Danishn1.3%
Czech0.9%
Swiss0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Scottish0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Russian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Greek0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Colby Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyClark 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
Abbotsford2,175$48,333
Curtiss299$49,219
Dorchester910$56,429
Spencer1,808$66,346
Stetsonville601$56,667
Unity350$45,750

Colby Public Libraries

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

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Colby Public Schools

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

Colby Private Schools

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