Colo, Iowa Population 2023

836

Colo is a city located in Story County Iowa. With a 2023 population of 836, it is the 327th largest city in Iowa and the 15979th largest city in the United States.Colo is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 845 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Colo has a population density of 786 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colo is $84,201 with a poverty rate of 4.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colo is 42.3 years, 42.5 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Colo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colo was:

  • White: 98.95%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Colo, Iowa is 836 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 845.

Colo, Iowa Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Colo Population by Race

Colo Population Pyramid 2023

Colo Median Age

42.3

Total

42.5

Male

42

Female

Colo Adults

There are 578 adults, (151 of whom are seniors) in Colo.

Colo Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Colo Sex Ratio

Female39051.05%
Male37448.95%

Colo Population by Age

Colo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.92

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colo Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colo Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 82.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.30%.

Colo Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$44,327

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$39,583

Average Female

Colo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colo Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colo Language

98.22% of Colo residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Colo Language

Colo Poverty by Race

rate

4.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.94%

Male Poverty Rate

4.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colo is White, with 4.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colo is White, with 4.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.95%.

Colo Poverty

Colo Poverty Rate by Education

Colo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colo Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colo Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Colo Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colo Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colo Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Colo Veterans by War

Colo Veterans by Age

count

Colo Veterans by Race

Colo Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colo Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Colo Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colo Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.44%

Born in Colo

90.41%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.41% of Colo residents were born in the United States, with 74.44% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Colo Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Colo Population by Year