Colby SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Colby, KS Photos

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
5,365
Unemployment
2.6%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$106,500
Median Income
$47,946
Median Rent
$493

Rankings for Colby in Kansas

Best Places Around Colby

1

Goodland, KS
Population 4,530

Map Of Colby, KS

Population over time in Colby

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Colby Per 100k

Crime Colby KS USA
Violent Crime 147.6 413.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.3
Robbery 18.5 61.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 110.7 290.3 248.9
Property Crime 2878.2 2800.9 2362.0
Burglary 590.4 478.2 430.4
Larceny 2140.2 2053.3 1694.0
Car Theft 147.6 269.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Colby

White
92.2% (4,949)
African American
2.0% (109)
American Indian
1.2% (64)
Asian
0.6% (31)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.7% (36)
Hispanic
3.3% (176)
Race Colby KS USA
White 92.2% 76.5% 61.5%
African American 2.0% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 2.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.7% 2.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.3% 11.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Colby, Kansas

Less than $10,000
9.7% (52,040)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (49,357)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.9% (63,843)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (61,697)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.7% (46,675)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.4% (104,080)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.1% (75,646)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (63,307)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.0% (5,365)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (13,949)
Income Colby KS USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 6.1% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.9% 9.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 10.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.7% 14.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.4% 19.2% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.1% 12.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 13.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 4.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 4.4% 6.3%

Gender in Colby

Female
52.1% (2,795)
Male
47.9% (2,569)
Gender Colby KS USA
Female 52.1% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Colby for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.6% (85)
9-12th Grade
3.1% (166)
High School / GED
31.7% (1,698)
Some College
26.7% (1,433)
Associate's Degree
14.5% (777)
Bachelor's Degree
15.3% (818)
Master's Degree
5.8% (310)
Professional Degree
0.6% (33)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (41)
Education Colby KS USA
< 9th Grade 1.6% 3.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.1% 5.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 31.7% 26.2% 27.3%
Some College 26.7% 23.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 14.5% 8.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.3% 20.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.8% 8.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.2% 1.4%

Articles About Kansas

Enjoy The Snack?

About HomeSnacks

HomeSnacks is based in Durham, NC.

We aim to deliver bite-sized pieces of infotainment about where you live.

We use data, analytics, and a sense of humor to determine quality of life for places across the nation.

© Chasing Chains, LLC. All rights reserved.