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The City of Colona had a population of 4,958 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colona: Colona Station.

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Colona, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,958
Daytime Population: Workers 1,503
Daytime Population: Residents 2,437
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,940
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 4,958
Population in Familes 4,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,359
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $51,341
Average Household Income $62,821
Per Capita Income $24,866


Total Housing Units 2,054 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,617 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 331 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $93,369
Average Home Value $113,690


Total Households 1,948
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,420
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.29% -0.39%
Households -0.2% -0.33%
Families -0.36% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

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, 2017 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 # 344 75th
Population Density # 544 60th
Diversity Index # 438 68th
Median Household Income # 776 43rd
Per Capita Income # 865 37th

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