Colby Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Colby, KS

General Colby Information

State: Kansas

County: Thomas County

Close cities: Menlo, KS, Rexford, KS, Winona, KS, Levant, KS, Gem, KS, Oakley, KS, Brewster, KS

Colby Population (census data)
Total 4,826 (-10.1% since 2000)
Male 2,271 (47.1%)
Female 2,555 (52.9%)

Population Density: 1,446 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.2 (US Avg is 100)

Colby Elevation: 3,160 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.34 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,207

Zip Codes: 67701.

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Colby Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (95.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (37.8%)
  • English (12.4%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • United States (5.6%)
  • French (3.6%)
  • Scottish (1.8%)

Local Colby Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Kansas City Royals
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: Wichita State University, Kansas State University

Colby School Information

High Schools
Colby Senior High (1890 South Franklin, Colby, KS, 67701 - Colby Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Colby Middle School (750 W 3rd Street, Colby, KS, 67701 - Colby Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Colby Elementary (210 N Grant, Colby, KS, 67701 - Colby Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Thomas County Academy (710 West Third, Colby, KS, 67701 - Colby Public Schools District)

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