KS

National Population : 333,590,059
Kansas State Population : 2,897,859

About Colby, KS

Colby, KS is located in Thomas County in the state of Kansas.

The total City Population for Colby is about 5,445 with about 559 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 6,609.

The Average Home Value is $127,200.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Home Value of $105,672.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 33% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $57,147.00, which is roughly 5% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,472.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 1% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Colby is about 2.3%.

Kansas is ranked #46 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 21.44 out of 100.

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Voting

Thomas County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 80.04% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 82.15%
Democratic: 16.4%
Libertarian: 1.44%


Nearby Locations

Gem, KS (9.25 mi.)
Levant, KS (9.59 mi.)
Menlo, KS (16.32 mi.)
Rexford, KS (16.32 mi.)
Brewster, KS (17.65 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 67701
Latitude : 39.350654
Longitude : -101.055861
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 3199 ft.
Area Code(s) : 785

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.32
Male Population Estimate : 47.92%
Female Population Estimate : 50.46%
Median Age : 35.7
Male Median Age : 34.9
Female Median Age : 36.6

White Population Estimate : 95.19%
Black Population Estimate : 1.01%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.84%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.80%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.86%
Other Population Estimate : 1.51%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Colby specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Thomas County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Thomas County: About 234 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Thomas County is about 19% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.