Colby, KS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Colby, Kansas Info Snack

Population
5,426
Unemployment
1.4%
Poverty
7.2%
Median Home
$127,600
Median Income
$62,001
Median Rent
$655

Colby SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Colby, KS Cost Of Living

85
Colby's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Colby Kansas National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 92 89 100
Groceries 97 94 100
Health 108 100 100
Housing 55 75 100
Transportation 100 94 100
Utilities 98 100 100

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Map Of Colby, KS

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Population over time in Colby

Year Population % Change
2020 5,426 -1.4%
2019 5,505 2.6%
2018 5,365 -1.7%
2017 5,460 0.2%
2016 5,450 0.7%
2015 5,411 0.5%
2014 5,382 0.7%
2013 5,347 0.8%
2012 5,307 0.8%
2011 5,267 -

Race / Ethnicity in Colby

White
88.6% (4,810)
African American
3.1% (170)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.6% (35)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.1% (58)
Hispanic
6.5% (353)
Race Colby KS USA
White 88.6% 75.3% 60.1%
African American 3.1% 5.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.6% 0.6%
Asian 0.6% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.1% 3.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.5% 12.1% 18.2%

Gender in Colby

Female
52.0% (2,819)
Male
48.0% (2,606)
Gender Colby KS USA
Female 52.0% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Colby for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (217)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (271)
High School / GED
19.0% (1,030)
Some College
29.0% (1,573)
Associate's Degree
20.0% (1,085)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (813)
Master's Degree
5.0% (271)
Professional Degree
2.0% (108)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (54)
Education Colby KS USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 20.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Colby, Kansas

Less than $10,000
3.2% (17,169)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (31,516)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.1% (43,746)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.6% (52,213)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.2% (55,271)
$50,000 to $74,999
26.4% (143,470)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.6% (95,254)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.0% (48,921)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.2% (27,988)
$200,000 or more
5.0% (27,047)
Income Colby KS USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 5.3% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.1% 8.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.6% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.2% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 26.4% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.6% 13.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.0% 15.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.2% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.0% 5.7% 8.3%

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