Colo, Iowa 

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Population

858

-1.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

1.6%

Median Income

$46,429

Median Home Price

$137,200

Best Places to Live in Colo, Iowa

College town - Central Iowa, 25 miles north of Des Moines. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Colo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Steady employment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Outdoor recreation
-Low diversity
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Colo
 $100,000 
614 Voorhies St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 960 SqFt
 $770,000 
21423 US Highway 65
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 2792 SqFt
 $129,900 
504 3rd St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 856 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Ames Metro Area

Home to land-grant Iowa State University, Ames is a pleasant college town a short distance north of Des Moines along I-35. Downtown is typical of most small college towns, clean, attractive and containing a variety of independent small businesses. The economic base is steady, anchored by the university and other state agencies and an assortment of mostly agricultural, pharmaceutical and biotech-related manufacturing and research facilities for companies like 3M, BASF, Ball Plastics and Boehringer Ingleheim.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Story County
Metro Area: Ames Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Colo
Zip Codes: 50056
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 921 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Colo is 1.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colo jobs have increased by 2.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Colo's cost of living is 15.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Colo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Colo, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Story county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Colo's population is 858 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Colo is $137,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Colo public schools spend $13,134 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.3 students per teacher in Colo. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN COLO, IOWA
50056

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NEW LISTINGS IN COLO
$100,000
614 Voorhies St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$770,000
21423 US Highway 65
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$129,900
504 3rd St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$79,000
507 West St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$225,000
68427 Lincoln Hwy
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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