Colo, Story County, Iowa

Colo: City in Story County, Iowa, United States of America

About

Colo is a city located in the county of Story in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 876 and a population density of 318 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 819 inhabitants.

The city was created 146 years ago in 1875.

Quick Facts about Colo

Population : 819 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Story County
Postal code : 50056
Area : 2.75 km2
Altitude : 1,040 feet / 317 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (146 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:54:51 (9th December 2022)
Density : 298 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.96% (2010-2020)
Colo locator map
Location of Colo on Iowa map.
Colo Iowa 20090816 Welcome Sign image
Colo Iowa 20090816 Welcome Sign
Colo Iowa 20090816 Welcome Sign image

Geography

Colo is located at 42°1'4"N 93°18'55"W (42.0177700, -93.3152100).

Colo map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Colo decreased by 6.96% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 876 - census
2011 880 0.45% estimation process
2012 874 -0.69% estimation process
2013 874 0% estimation process
2014 870 -0.46% estimation process
2015 862 -0.93% estimation process
2016 855 -0.82% estimation process
2017 844 -1.3% estimation process
2018 830 -1.69% estimation process
2019 820 -1.22% estimation process
2020 819 -0.12% estimation process

Colo zip code is 50056. County name: Story, County fips: 19169

People born in Colo (1)

Disc jockey, radio host, UPI radio news anchor Jim Lounsbury was born in Colo

Schools in Colo

College & universities near Colo, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154208 PCI Academy-Ames Ames (IA) 50010

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Colo, IA

Code Name Address Type
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL

Post offices near Colo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Col Post Office Colo (IA) 50056

Other cities in Story County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Story County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Ames 67,033 City in Iowa, United States
Nevada 6,682 Town in Story County, Iowa, United States
Huxley 4,270 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Story City 3,320 City in Iowa
Slater 1,471 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Roland 1,252 City in Iowa
Gilbert 1,152 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Maxwell 908 City in Iowa
Cambridge 796 City in Iowa, USA
Zearing 517 Human settlement in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Collins 472 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Sheldahl 325 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
McCallsburg 320 Human settlement in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Kelley 300 City in Iowa, USA