Colby, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,385 housing units in Colby. This represents a 5% growth from 2,272 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,378 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 7 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Colby is about 62.9%. Colby's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.7%. Average household size is 2.27 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Colby were built after 1966.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.90%
One Bedroom14.60%
Two Bedrooms23.80%
Three Bedrooms32.80%
Four Bedrooms17%
Five Bedrooms or more9.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1965
Median Value of occupied units$77,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$99,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$196

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage7.20%
Home Equity Loan5.40%
Simple Mortgage46.80%
Debt Free40.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.5%