|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Colby is 5,516. Colby, Kansas is the 4,544th largest city in the US.
Colby is located entirely in Thomas County.
The peak population of Colby was in 2020, when its population was 5,544. In 2020, Colby was the 4,509th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,544th largest city in the US. Colby is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Colby has grown 1.3% since the 2000. Colby, Kansas's growth is below average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Colby has a population density of 1,595.2 people per square mile.
|4538||White City metro township, Utah||5,526|
|4539||Kings Point, New York||5,525||10.4%|
|4546||Spring Grove, Illinois||5,511||37.7%|
|4549||Bessemer City, North Carolina||5,507||3.2%|
The total voting age population of Colby, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,108. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.1% of the residents of Colby are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Colby are 93.6% White, 3.2% Black, 1.2% Asian, 1.0% Other, 0.5% American Indian and 0.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 6.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Colby, 13.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.6%. On a per-household basis, 8.2% of families are below the poverty line in Colby.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of Colby residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.5% of Colby residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Colby residents aged 5 and older, 5.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Colby is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Colby, 20.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Colby is $56,358.
In Colby, 61.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.9% of housing units in Colby.
Of all the housing units in Colby, 16.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Colby, 2.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Colby is $634.
In Colby, 78.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.