Living in Colby, KS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Colby SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
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

Colby, Kansas Info Snack

Colby is a city in and the county seat of Thomas County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 5,387.
Population
5,505
Unemployment
2.3%
Poverty
12.5%
Median Home
$113,500
Median Income
$50,265
Median Rent
$529

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Rankings for Colby in Kansas

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Map Of Colby, KS

Population over time in Colby

Year Population % Change
2017 5,505 2.6%
2016 5,365 -1.7%
2015 5,460 0.2%
2014 5,450 0.7%
2013 5,411 0.5%
2012 5,382 0.7%
2011 5,347 0.8%
2010 5,307 0.8%
2009 5,267 -

Race / Ethnicity in Colby

White
91.1% (5,014)
African American
2.4% (132)
American Indian
0.6% (34)
Asian
0.8% (46)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.4% (22)
Hispanic
4.7% (257)
Race Colby KS USA
White 91.1% 76.1% 61.1%
African American 2.4% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.4% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.7% 11.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Colby, Kansas

Less than $10,000
9.3% (51,280)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (41,211)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (61,348)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (62,519)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.5% (58,070)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (104,199)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.8% (81,720)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (71,651)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (4,214)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (14,283)
Income Colby KS USA
Less than $10,000 9.3% 5.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 9.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 10.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.5% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 18.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.8% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 14.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Colby

Female
53.0% (2,918)
Male
47.0% (2,586)
Gender Colby KS USA
Female 53.0% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Colby for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (165)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (165)
High School / GED
24.0% (1,321)
Some College
30.0% (1,651)
Associate's Degree
18.0% (990)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (880)
Master's Degree
4.0% (220)
Professional Degree
1.0% (55)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (55)
Education Colby KS USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 30.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 18.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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