Living in Colby, KS

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Colby, Kansas Info Snack

Population
5,473
Unemployment
2.7%
Poverty
13.3%
Median Home
$125,500
Median Income
$56,358
Median Rent
$634

Colby SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Colby, KS Cost Of Living

84
Colby's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Colby Kansas National Average
Overall 84 89 100
Services 93 93 100
Groceries 98 93 100
Health 107 99 100
Housing 56 76 100
Transportation 105 95 100
Utilities 96 98 100

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Map Of Colby, KS

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Population over time in Colby

Year Population % Change
2019 5,473 -0.6%
2018 5,505 2.6%
2017 5,365 -1.7%
2016 5,460 0.2%
2015 5,450 0.7%
2014 5,411 0.5%
2013 5,382 0.7%
2012 5,347 0.8%
2011 5,307 0.8%
2010 5,267 -

Race / Ethnicity in Colby

White
89.5% (4,901)
African American
3.1% (167)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.2% (67)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (12)
Hispanic
6.0% (326)
Race Colby KS USA
White 89.5% 75.9% 60.7%
African American 3.1% 5.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.9% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.0% 11.9% 18.0%

Gender in Colby

Female
52.5% (2,872)
Male
47.5% (2,601)
Gender Colby KS USA
Female 52.5% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Colby for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (54)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (383)
High School / GED
24.0% (1,313)
Some College
32.0% (1,751)
Associate's Degree
16.0% (875)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (820)
Master's Degree
3.0% (164)
Professional Degree
1.0% (54)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (54)
Education Colby KS USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 32.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 16.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Colby, Kansas

Less than $10,000
12.1% (66,436)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (31,385)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (48,338)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.3% (45,589)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.7% (53,149)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.5% (112,254)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (76,058)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.2% (88,658)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (8,247)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (17,181)
Income Colby KS USA
Less than $10,000 12.1% 5.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 9.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.3% 9.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.7% 13.7% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.5% 18.8% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.2% 14.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 5.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 5.3% 7.7%

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