Statewide Claims to Fame

Colby is 1st in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White

Colby is 1st in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Colby is 15th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Colby is 16th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Female residents

Colby is 19th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Colby is 20th in Kansas out of 61 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Colby Rank Kansas US
Current population (2012) 5,406 58th 2,885,905 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.4 57th 81,758.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,595.2 27th 34.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Colby Rank Kansas US
Residents younger than 5 6.5% 52nd 7.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.2% 53rd 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.7% 15th 13.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Colby Rank Kansas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.2% 48th 89.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.5% 36th 29.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Colby Rank Kansas US
Race - White 95.7% 1st 87.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.7% 58th 6.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 54th 1.2% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 45th 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 19th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.2% 61st 2.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.0% 51st 11.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.1% 1st 77.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Colby Rank Kansas US
Female residents 52.0% 16th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.9% 36th 6.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Colby Rank Kansas US
Housing units 2,423 53rd 1,237,651 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.6% 20th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 2,214 55th 1,104,479 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.7% 34th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $92,600 40th $125,500 $186,200
People per household 2.2 57th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Colby Rank Kansas US
Income per capita $24,604 27th $26,545 $27,915
Income per household $42,644 39th $50,594 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.1% 44th 12.6% 14.3%

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