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Colony, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Colony had a population of 407 as of July 1, 2018. Colony ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Colony is located at latitude 38.0728 and longitude -95.3619 in Anderson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colony (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Anderson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,129 feet.

The City of Colony (GNIS ID: 2393603) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Colony is located within Township of Ozark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anderson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colony: Divide.

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Colony, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 407
Population in Households 407
Population in Familes 344
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 791
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,073
Average Household Income $64,594
Per Capita Income $26,605


Total Housing Units 194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $95,370
Average Home Value $124,067


Total Households 177
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.03% -0.15%
Households 0.0% -0.11%
Families 0.94% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.02%

Colony, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colony to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 329 51st
Population Density # 342 49th
Diversity Index # 524 22nd
Median Household Income # 240 64th
Per Capita Income # 270 60th

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