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The City of Colona had a population of 5,010 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Colona is located at latitude 41.4734 and longitude -90.3324 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colona (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 604 feet.

The City of Colona (GNIS ID: 2393602) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Colona is located within Township of Colona, a minor civil division (MCD) of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colona population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colona: Colona Station.

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Colona, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,010
Population in Households 5,010
Population in Familes 4,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,374
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 1,974
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,440
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,066 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,642 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $92,353
Average Home Value $113,025


Median Household Income $50,514
Average Household Income $60,738
Per Capita Income $24,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.24%
Households -0.02% -0.15%
Families -0.2% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Colona, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colona to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 345 75th
Population Density1 # 538 61st
Diversity Index2 # 433 68th
Median Household Income # 756 45th
Per Capita Income # 857 37th

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