Colona, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 5,087 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 2,485  (48.9%)
Females: 2,602  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61241.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,889 (it was $41,476 in 2000)
Colona:

$46,889
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,734 (it was $17,265 in 2000)

Colona city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,446 (it was $71,700 in 2000)
Colona:

$87,446
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $100,184; Detached houses: $109,912; In 2-unit structures: $30,457; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $219,969; Mobile homes: $16,187

Median gross rent in 2012: $625.

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  • White alone - 4,645 (91.1%)
  • Hispanic - 324 (6.4%)
  • Two or more races - 79 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 22 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

Races in Colona detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Colona: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.7%), Irish (16.6%), United States (9.4%), English (5.4%), Norwegian (3.8%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/15/1905

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 3.50 square miles.

Population density: 1,455 people per square mile   (low).

Colona,IL real estate house value index trend

Colona, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Colona:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colona city:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

93 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Colona, Illinois as of July 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Colona to the number of sex offenders is 632 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,093 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $770 (0.8%)

Colona satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (13.4 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (120.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (140.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cleveland, IL (1.7 miles ), Carbon Cliff, IL (1.7 miles ), Silvis, IL (2.0 miles ), East Moline, IL (2.3 miles ), Coal Valley, IL (2.5 miles ), Hampton, IL (2.5 miles ), Rapids City, IL (2.7 miles ), Riverdale, IA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $67,900
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $153,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.48 N, Longitude: 90.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,891 (-37.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 332 (12.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 309

Colona household income distribution Colona home values distribution

Crime rates in Colona by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.6
Rapes 28446112414112
per 100,000 38.7154.677.377.1115.019.219.037.976.9267.6213.639.1
Robberies 0000010100111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.019.20.019.00.00.0213.619.6
Assaults 44336268111311
per 100,000 77.377.358.057.8115.038.4113.7151.6211.6248.519.419.6
Burglaries 52950504942342620132313
per 100,000 96.7560.6966.6963.9939.2807.4644.5492.8384.7248.5446.6254.2
Thefts 6258848411696708089715859
per 100,000 1198.51121.21623.81619.42223.51845.41327.01516.31711.91357.01126.21153.7
Auto thefts 033302312321
per 100,000 0.058.058.057.80.038.456.919.038.557.338.819.6
Arson 030020000001
per 100,000 0.058.00.00.038.30.00.00.00.00.00.019.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 108.0243.4225.0224.4288.0173.3150.2174.1216.1363.1339.9155.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Colona detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +108 (+2.1%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Colona: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Colona, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Colona-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Colona city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1966, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colona-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 246.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 225.1 miles away from Colona center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 246.2 miles away from Colona center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 232.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colona topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Colona:

  • QUAD CITIES KIDNEY CENTER LTD (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • ASPEN REHAB AND HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SILVIS, IL)
  • QUAD CITIES KIDNEY CENTER SILVIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SILVIS, IL)
  • ILLINI RESTORATIVE CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SILVIS, IL)
  • FOREST HILL HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAST MOLINE, IL)
  • SMITH SQUARE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; MOLINE, IL)
  • EAST MOLINE CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; EAST MOLINE, IL)

Heliports located in Colona:

Amtrak stations near Colona:

  • 9 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 13 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plants near Colona:

  • 15 miles: Quad Cities 1 and 2 in Cordova, IL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colona:

  • Black Hawk College (about 6 miles; Moline, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,086)
  • Augustana College (about 11 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 12 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 13 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 13 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Ashford University (about 28 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 63 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public elementary/middle school in Colona:

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Library in Colona:

  • COLONA DISTRICT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $177,936; Location: 911 FIRST STREET; 18,295 books; 7,720 e-books; 662 audio materials; 1,194 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Colona: Twin Rivers District Public Library (A), Colona Community Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Colona include: First Freewill Baptist Church (A), Church of God (B), Calvary Tabernacle (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), First Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Colona: Gaillaert Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.213. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.72
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.650. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.650
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colona and their reported violations in the past:

TIMBROOK FIELD CITY OF COLONA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2011)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colona that have no violations reported:

  • COLONA EAST (Population served: 2,600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COLONA WEST (Population served: 2,600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.4%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Colona compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Colona (2011 data):

  • Port Byron State Bank: Colona State Branch at 801 1st Street, branch established on 1999/12/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $92.7 mil, Deposits: $81.9 mil, headquarters in Port Byron, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Port Byron Bancorp, Inc.
  • Blackhawk Bank & Trust: Colona Branch at 107 First Street, branch established on 1968/05/01. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $1,009.6 mil, Deposits: $808.0 mil, headquarters in Milan, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Blackhawk Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Colona travel time to work - commute Colona mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Colona city (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.32%
Here: 59.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Adherents32.4%18.8%17.4%6.6%5.0%
Congregations12.2%19.5%12.2%6.1%4.9%
NameUnited Church of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.8%3.6%2.5%2.2%6.6%
Congregations7.3%4.9%2.4%3.7%26.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Henry County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Henry County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Henry County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

8.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

26.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,362
Other Government Administration 1$2,710$32,5209$1,800
Police Protection - Officers 11$39,486$43,0764$2,330
Police - Other 1$2,128$25,5360$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,302$37,2080$0
Sewerage 2$5,340$32,0400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,404$28,8480$0
Water Supply 3$6,942$27,7681$400
Other and Unallocable 1$4,806$57,6720$0
Totals for Government 23$73,118$38,14916$5,892

Colona government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $342,000 ($67.23)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $611,000 ($120.11)
    Sewerage: $391,000 ($76.86)
    Water Utilities: $204,000 ($40.10)
    Regular Highways: $181,000 ($35.58)
    Financial Administration: $172,000 ($33.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000 ($25.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($20.25)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($15.92)
    General Public Buildings: $69,000 ($13.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($7.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $92,000 ($18.09)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($11.40)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($7.47)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($4.91)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($2.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $791,000 ($155.49)

Colona government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $491,000 ($96.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($27.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $297,000 ($58.38)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($25.16)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $253,000 ($49.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $560,000 ($110.08)
    Highways: $150,000 ($29.49)
    Public Welfare: $31,000 ($6.09)
  • Tax - Property: $442,000 ($86.89)
    Public Utilities: $209,000 ($41.09)
    NEC: $46,000 ($9.04)

Colona government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $630,000 ($123.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $555,000 ($109.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($14.74)

Colona government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $330,000 ($64.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,107,000 ($414.19)

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,317 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rock Island County, IL  1.50% ($36,161 average AGI)
from Scott County, IA  0.35% ($41,592)
from Knox County, IL  0.21% ($28,047)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Henry County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rock Island County, IL  1.68% ($31,137 average AGI)
to Scott County, IA  0.44% ($50,451)
to Knox County, IL  0.20% ($40,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colona:

  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDLM (960 AM; 1 kW; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFXN (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colona:

  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KORB (93.5 FM; BETTENDORF, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K276DE (103.1 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALA (88.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: ST. AMBROSE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Colona:

  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Colona, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 313
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20
See more detailed statistics of Colona fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 94 meters (308ft)
Total average daily traffic: 161,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 48,733

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 11
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Colona, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Donald E Wildmon, 3.3 Miles On County Road 13 @ Wolf Road (Lat: 41.503333 Lon: -90.261944), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 91 m
    Registrant: 6018448888, Swaters@afa.Net, 107 PARKGATE
  • 3.3 Miles On County Road 13 @ Wolf Road (Lat: 41.503333 Lon: -90.261944), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 91 m
    Registrant: 6018448888, Swaters@afa.Net, 107 PARKGATE

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Bnsf Mp 40.85 Barstow Bn S Aei (Lat: 41.481944 Lon: -90.353056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPVX811
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz, 918.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/2012, Expiration Date: 09/03/2022, Certifier: Robert C Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 502 1st Street (Lat: 41.476972 Lon: -90.358472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KB63362
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/22/2004, Expiration Date: 10/02/2014
    Registrant: Supreme Radio Communications, Inc, 4017 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Phone: (309) 256-0660, Email:
  • 819 8th Street (Lat: 41.469972 Lon: -90.367250), Type: Tank, Structure height: 52.2 m, Overall height: 54 m, Call Sign: WQBE812
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.912 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2004, Expiration Date: 09/28/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2009, Certifier: Rick L Crew
    Registrant: Electronic Products Design, Inc, Wendell, NC 27591-1569, Phone: (919) 365-9199, Fax: (919) 365-7005, Email:
  • WST, South Of Cr 1223 & Walnut Lane (Lat: 41.466944 Lon: -90.326389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WQBN350
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2004, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014, Certifier: Loiries Graham
    Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colona)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS US N-77 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2988S , Serial Number: 5143, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Stan Pasley, Rural Route 1 Po Box 402a, Colona, IL 61241
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 65-CA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34535 , Serial Number: C-15251, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Robby L Root, 904 3rd St, Colona, IL 61241
  • Aircraft: PECK MELVIN H VANS RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43MP , Serial Number: 215, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Robby L Root, 904 3rd St, Colona, IL 61241

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$122,74812$94,58946$96,0797$28,2462$57,075
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$96,9903$103,4600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$100,7203$52,89010$100,4002$58,5701$128,830
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$75,6001$124,1006$127,0451$40,0400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$131,0600$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$89,9475$124,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$42,5300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Colona

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colona, IL
Businesses in Colona, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
Pizza Hut1UPS1

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  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 (61241) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belgian first ancestries"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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