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Colo,IA index of house prices

Total population: 863 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 877 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 351 (334 occupied: 258 owner occupied, 71 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

29%

Housing density: 454 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $229,431.

Median contract rent in 2016: $336 (lower quartile is $248, upper quartile is $509)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $582


Median gross rent in Colo, IA in 2016: $475

Housing units in Colo with a mortgage: 161 (12 second mortgage, 9 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 96

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,919

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,019

Median monthly housing costs: $827


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Colo, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,858 (it was $72,200 in 2000)
Colo:

$108,858
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,487 - $160,162

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $114,865
Here:

$114,865
State:

$179,425

Mobile homes: $45,701
Here:

$45,701
State:

$49,582
Median year house/condo built: 1970

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 907
  • In family households: 808 (137 male householders, 113 female householders)
    189 spouses, 241 children (206 natural, 16 adopted, 23 stepchildren), 19 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 85 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 97 (48 male householders (47 living alone)), 34 female householders (35 living alone)), 10 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 97 2-persons, 63 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 85 1-person, 5 2-persons.

83 married couples with children.
96 single-parent households (26 men, 70 women).

98.2% of residents of Colo speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1 (0.1%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Colo, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 732 bedrooms
  • 1243 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Colo population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colo, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 192 bedrooms
  • 383 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Colo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Colo in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1no vehicle
  • 571 vehicle
  • 932 vehicles
  • 793 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Colo population

Cars and other vehicles available in Colo in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6no vehicle
  • 271 vehicle
  • 82 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Colo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colo, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 314 rooms
  • 415 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 689+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Colo population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colo, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 214 rooms
  • 215 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 107 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Colo population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Colo, IA household income distribution

  • Colo, IA household income distribution
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 16$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 18$35,000 to $39,999
  • 9$40,000 to $44,999
  • 19$45,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 43$60,000 to $74,999
  • 35$75,000 to $99,999
  • 44$100,000 to $124,999
  • 26$125,000 to $149,999
  • 20$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Colo, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Colo, IA
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 35$60,000 to $69,999
  • 7$70,000 to $79,999
  • 16$80,000 to $89,999
  • 26$90,000 to $99,999
  • 33$100,000 to $124,999
  • 42$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Colo, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Colo, IA
  • 1$300 to $349
  • 23$350 to $399
  • 16$500 to $549
  • 7$550 to $599
  • 6$600 to $649
  • 13$800 to $899
  • 1$900 to $999
  • 2No cash rent
Colo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 9
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 74
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 71
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 22
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 135
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 42
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 39
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 23
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 13
  • 90 or more minutes: 1
Colo, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.6%
Number of people working at home: 14 (3.1% of all workers)

Colo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 362 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 36 (8%)
  • Walked: 18 (4%)
  • Other means: 3 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 20 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 95
 American: 59
 Norwegian: 42
 European: 30
 Irish: 23
 Dutch: 22
 English: 20
 Polish: 6
 Scotch-Irish: 5
 Danish: 5
 Scottish: 5
 Scandinavian: 4
 Swedish: 4
 Italian: 2
 Swiss: 2
 Greek: 1
 Lebanese: 1
 French (except Basque): 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 100%Lebanon
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 683
  • Other state: 198
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 83
  • South: 64
  • West: 30

94% of Colo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Iowa.

Colo:

93.8%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 147
  • Less than 1 year of college: 32
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 42
  • Associate degree: 38
  • Bachelor's degree: 39
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 1

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 117
  • Less than 1 year of college: 25
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8
  • Associate degree: 35
  • Bachelor's degree: 50
  • Master's degree: 11
  • Professional school degree: 2
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 35.5%Females
Colo marital status for males
Colo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 324
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 14
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 7

Median worth of mobile homes: $47,122

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Colo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (91.5%)
  • Electricity (5.0%)
  • Other fuel (2.3%)
  • Electricity (71.0%)
  • Utility gas (31.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

23.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)