Colchester Information

Colchester Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Colchester, IL

General Colchester Information

State: Illinois

County: McDonough County

Close cities: Plymouth, IL, Colchester, IL, Good Hope, IL, Macomb, IL, Sciota, IL, Blandinsville, IL, Tennessee, IL

Colchester Population (census data)
Total 1,379 (-6.4% since 2000)
Male 637 (46.2%)
Female 742 (53.8%)

Population Density: 1,386 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 72.4 (US Avg is 100)

Colchester Elevation: 697 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 0.99 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,307

Zip Codes: 62326.

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Colchester Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (20.8%)
  • German (19.3%)
  • United States (9.0%)
  • Irish (9.0%)
  • Italian (3.2%)
  • Scottish (3.1%)

Local Colchester Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Western Illinois University

Colchester School Information

Middle Schools
West Prairie Middle School (600 South Hun Street, Colchester, IL, 62326 - West Prairie Community Unit School District 103 District)
Elementary Schools
West Prairie South Elementary (310 South Coal Street, Colchester, IL, 62326 - West Prairie Community Unit School District 103 District)

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