Colony, Alabama Population 2021

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Colony is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 293, it is the 375th largest city in Alabama and the 15389th largest city in the United States . Colony is currently growing at a rate of 0.69% annually and its population has increased by 9.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 268 in 2010. Colony reached it's highest population of 293 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Colony has a population density of 130 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colony is $48,252 with a poverty rate of 19.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $63,000. The median age in Colony is 50.1 years, 47.6 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

Colony Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 87.90%
  • White: 8.70%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Colony, Alabama is 293 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 287.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 268.

Colony, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American41487.90%
White418.70%
Two or More Races163.40%
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Colony Population by Race

Colony Population Pyramid $2021

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Colony Median Age

50.1


Total

47.6


Male

50.8


Female

Colony Adults

There are 381 adults, (92 of whom are seniors) in Colony.

Colony Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Colony Sex Ratio

Female

212

45.01%

Male

259

54.99%

Colony Population by Age

Colony Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colony Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All82.4%17.6%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Female63.4%36.6%
Male50%50%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colony Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1882.5182.4
Married763.12100
Non Family651.2276.9
Female413.3963.4
Male62.6750

3.16

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Colony Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.28%
9th to 12th Grade6217.51%
High School Graduate14942.09%
Some College8624.29%
Associates Degree195.37%
Bachelors Degree257.06%
Graduate Degree123.39%
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Colony Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colony Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black32626733
White25214
2+ Races33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.00%.

Colony Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$30,000$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$56,250$52,500$
High School Graduate$30,357$31,023$
Some College$27,917$23,333$32,500
Bachelors Degree$63,000$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,250

Average Earnings

$30,000

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Colony Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colony Language by Age

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Colony Language

99.13% of Colony residents speak only English, while 0.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Colony Language

Colony Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4148019.32%
White411229.27%

19.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.74%

Male Poverty Rate

27.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colony

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colony is White, with 29.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colony is Black, with 19.32% 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 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.24%.

Colony Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.16%
High School16.78%
Bachelors or Greater8.11%
Some College3.81%

Colony Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.58%
Male Employed7.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Colony Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colony Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,056$48,252
Families$39,125$47,942
Married Families$41,667-
Non Families$30,417$46,283
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Income by Household Type

Colony Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Colony Married by Age and Sex

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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 Over 65.

Colony Marital Status by Race

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Colony Marital Status

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42

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War14
Vietnam12
World War II
Korea

Colony Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5415
65 to 7412
55 to 649
18 to 346
75+

Colony Veterans by Age

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Colony Veterans by Race

Colony Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colony Veterans by Education

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42.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Colony Employment by Age

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Colony Employment by Race

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Colony 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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88.96%

Born in Colony

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Colony residents were born in the United States, with 88.96% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Colony Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129320.69%
202029120.69%
201928920.70%
201828741.41%
201728320.71%
201628131.08%
201527841.46%
20142740.00%
201327431.11%
2012271-1-0.37%
201127220.74%
20102700.00%

Colony Population by Year