Colon, Michigan

Population 1,474

Colon is located in St. Joseph County, MI. The population is 1,474, making Colon the 6th largest city in St. Joseph County.

There are 2 public schools in Colon with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Colon is very low , and there are 9 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Colon is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Colon property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Colon include Colon Township, Leonidas Township and Sherwood.

Colon Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 19.4%

Crime Rate

73.3% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 173
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 86
  • Property Crime: 518
  • Larceny Theft: 431

Registered Offenders

77.83% Higher than national avg.
  • 9 offenders in Colon
  • 61.06 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

19 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 17


Moderate 4.2%
  • Michigan unemployment average: 4.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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2 Public Schools view public schools

There are 2 K-12 public schools in Colon, MI and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Colon's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

9 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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1 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Colon, MI issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Colon, MI issued 0 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $526
  • 1 Bedroom: $592
  • 2 Bedrooms: $760
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,004
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,071

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Environmental Hazards

19 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Colon, MI has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Colon, MI is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.92 Average
    Colon, MI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.78°
  • February 26.52°
  • March 38.5°
  • April 49.15°
  • May 60.5°
  • June 69.54°
  • July 73.72°
  • August 70.56°
  • September 63.23°
  • October 51.8°
  • November 40.88°
  • December 29.3°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Colon, MI

Colon, MI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Colon, MI has no risk of hurricanes.
Colon, MI has a low risk of hail storms.
Colon, MI has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Colon, MI: $41,563


Unemployment in Colon is 4.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.0% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.01%
White Collar - 47.99%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Sen. Gary Peters
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow

City Representatives

  • Fred Upton

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Colon, MI

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Colon, MI
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