Colchester, IL

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Colchester Profile


Overview

Colchester is a very small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,337 people and just one neighborhood, Colchester is the 567th largest community in Illinois. Colchester has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Colchester, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.25% of Colchester’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Colchester is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Colchester who work in office and administrative support (11.59%), healthcare (8.22%), and sales jobs (7.68%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, Colchester’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Colchester Demographics

The citizens of Colchester are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.19% of adults in Colchester have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Colchester in 2010 was $18,363, which is low income relative to Illinois, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,452 for a family of four.

The people who call Colchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Colchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Colchester include Irish, English, Swedish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Colchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Colchester 0.101011101001110
Illinois 3.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Colchester VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Colchester 0.101011101001110
Illinois 19.89

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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Colchester 0.101011101001110
Illinois 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

MACOMB CUSD 185


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Macomb Senior High School
1525 S Johnson St
Macomb, IL, 61455
09-12
Macarthur Early Childhood Center School
235 W Grant St
Macomb, IL, 61455
PK-PK
Lincoln Elem School
315 N Bonham St
Macomb, IL, 61455
KG-03
Edison Elementary School
521 S Pearl St
Macomb, IL, 61455
04-06
Macomb Junior High School
1525 S Johnson St
Macomb, IL, 61455
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.0% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.3% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 2.2%

Educational Expenditures

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SCHUYLER-INDUSTRY CUSD 5


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Schuyler Industry Middle School
750 N Congress St
Rushville, IL, 62681
05-08
Webster Elem School
310 N Monroe St
Rushville, IL, 62681
02-04
Rushville-Industry High School
730 N Congress St
Rushville, IL, 62681
09-12
Washington Elem School
100 Buchanan St
Rushville, IL, 62681
PK-01

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 49.1% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 49.1% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 2.2%

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WEST PRAIRIE CUSD 103


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
West Prairie South Elementary School
310 S Coal St
Colchester, IL, 62326
PK-04
West Prairie North Elementary School
100 N Washington St
Good Hope, IL, 61438
PK-04
West Prairie Middle School
600 S Hun St
Colchester, IL, 62326
05-08
West Prairie High School
18575 E 800th St
Sciota, IL, 61475
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.4% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.7% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.7% 2.2%

Educational Expenditures

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SOUTHEASTERN CUSD 337


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Illinois

(10 is best)

Better than of IL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Southeastern Elementary School
607 N Worrell St
Bowen, IL, 62316
PK-06
Southeastern Jr/sr High School
90 W Green St
Augusta, IL, 62311
07-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.6% 53.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 60.5% 51.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 2.2%

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