Colony, Alabama Population 2024

275

Colony is a city located in Cullman County Alabama. Colony has a 2024 population of 275. Colony is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 4.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 264 in 2020.

The average household income in Colony is $46,325 with a poverty rate of 17.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colony is 44.8 years, 50.8 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Colony Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 85.99%
  • White: 11.67%
  • Asian: 2.33%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
122.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.17% (11)
The current population of Colony, Alabama is 275 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 264.

Colony, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American22185.99%
White3011.67%
Asian62.33%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Colony Population by Race

Colony Population Pyramid 2024

Colony Median Age

44.8

Total

50.8

Male

40.9

Female

Colony Adults

There are 225 adults, (54 of whom are seniors) in Colony.

Colony Age Dependency

50.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Colony Sex Ratio

Female14456.03%
Male11343.97%

Colony Population by Age

Colony Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1002.577129
Non Family421.1754.845.2
Married322.971000
Female224.4563.636.4
Male43.755050
showing: 5 rows

3.55

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colony Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colony Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colony Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 7.73%.

Colony Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$22,031

Average Earnings

$32,868

Average Male

$21,424

Average Female

Colony Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colony Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colony Language

97.21% of Colony residents speak only English, while 2.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Colony Language

Colony Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black2213214.48%
White301240%
showing: 2 rows

17.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.16%

Male Poverty Rate

19.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colony

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colony is White, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colony is Black, with 14.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.69%.

Colony Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School15.38%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Colony Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.82%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Colony Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colony Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colony Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Colony Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colony Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Colony Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colony Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Colony Veterans by War

count

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Colony Veterans by Age

count

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Colony Veterans by Race

Colony Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colony Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Colony Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colony Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colony 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

88.33%

Born in Colony

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

2.33%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Colony residents were born in the United States, with 88.33% having been born in Alabama. 2.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colony Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928520.71%
202828320.71%
202728120.72%
202627920.72%
202527720.73%
202427520.73%
202327320.74%
202227120.74%
202126951.89%
2020264-24-8.33%
201928810.35%
201828720.7%
201728541.42%
201628131.08%
201527841.46%
2014274
201327431.11%
2012271-1-0.37%
201127220.74%
2010270
showing: 20 rows

Colony Population by Year