Colona, Illinois Population 2021

6,721
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Colona is a city located in Henry County Illinois. Colona has a 2020 population of 6,721. Colona is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,811 in 2010. Colona reached it's highest population of 6,811 in 2010.

The average household income in Colona is $77,554 with a poverty rate of 5.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $150,900. The median age in Colona is 42.8 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Colona Demographics

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

  • White: 97.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colona, Illinois is 6,721 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,745.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,811.

Colona, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,57797.28%
Two or More Races1261.86%
Some Other Race370.55%
Asian120.18%
Black or African American90.13%
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Colona Population by Race

Colona Population Pyramid $2021

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Colona Median Age

42.8


Total

40.8


Male

43.3


Female

Colona Adults

There are 5,441 adults, (1,051 of whom are seniors) in Colona.

Colona Age Dependency

54

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Colona Sex Ratio

Female

3,356

49.64%

Male

3,405

50.36%

Colona Population by Age

Colona Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colona Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married93.3%6.7%
Female89.3%10.7%
All87.1%12.9%
Non Family73.1%26.9%

87.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colona Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7392.4787.1
Married1,6462.9993.3
Non Family8501.1473.1
Female1223.0889.3
Male1214.1100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Colona Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade571.20%
9th to 12th Grade3707.81%
High School Graduate1,72236.36%
Some College1,07422.68%
Associates Degree3126.59%
Bachelors Degree87518.48%
Graduate Degree3266.88%
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Colona Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colona Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,3563,9711,106
Hispanic32632683
2+ Races42
Other Race252525
Asian121212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Colona Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,338$53,506$40,226
Less Than 9th Grade$30,027$30,133$
High School Graduate$44,413$51,883$22,225
Some College$41,942$53,941$40,332
Bachelors Degree$51,812$74,276$42,188
Graduate Degree$98,017$150,865$

$49,338

Average Earnings

$53,506

Average Male

$40,226

Average Female

Colona Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colona Language by Age

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Colona Language

93.49% of Colona residents speak only English, while 6.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.10% of the population.

Colona Language

Colona Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,8953676.23%
Multiple1261713.49%

5.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.41%

Male Poverty Rate

4.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colona

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colona is Multiple, with 13.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colona is White, with 6.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.59%.

Colona Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade3.98%
High School3.89%
Some College2.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.00%

Colona Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.97%
Male Employed4.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Colona Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colona Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,093$77,554
Families$80,625$90,382
Married Families$87,125-
Non Families$36,607$47,688
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Income by Household Type

Colona Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Colona Married by Age and Sex

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Colona Marriage

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

Colona Marital Status by Race

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Colona Marital Status

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494

Number of Veterans

473

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam199
First Gulf War196
Second Gulf War46
World War II8
Korea

Colona Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54206
65 to 74165
75+48
55 to 6442
18 to 3433

Colona Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4839.13%
Hispanic112.44%
Other Race1144.00%

Colona Veterans by Race

Colona Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colona Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colona Employment by Age

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Colona Employment by Race

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Colona Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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66.99%

Born in Colona

96.07%

Native Born

3.93%

Foreign Born

2.72%

Non Citizen

1.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.07% of Colona residents were born in the United States, with 66.99% having been born in Illinois. 2.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colona Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,721-8-0.12%
20206,729-8-0.12%
20196,737-8-0.12%
20186,745-16-0.24%
20176,761-25-0.37%
20166,786-8-0.12%
20156,794-5-0.07%
20146,799360.53%
20136,763-38-0.56%
20126,80140.06%
20116,797-14-0.21%
20106,8110.00%

Colona Population by Year