Colo Jobs

  • OTR Truck Driver

    Nussbaum - Colo, IA

    Earn $0.44+/mi, $55k+/yr (OTR, Home Weekly) - 1 yr exp required What kind of trucking job does Nussbaum offer? Over-the-road, irregular route truck driver. Our freight system...

    from Nussbaum - 22 days ago
  • Sales Representative

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Colo, IA

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 5 hours ago
  • Owner Operator Truck Drivers - 866-381-6278

    Swift Transportation Co - Colo, IA

    We love small businesses. Swift started out as a small company that quickly grew to a fleet of 4,200 owner operators. Our progress and experience over the years has clued us in...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 14 days ago
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Colo, Iowa

Colo is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 868 at the 2000 census. It is part of the 'Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area', which is a part of the larger 'Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area'. Colo is located on the historic Lincoln Highway, modern day U.S. Highway 30 and U.S. Highway 65 and the cross country line of the Union Pacific railroad.

Colo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Colo are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 66 percent of workers in Colo, Iowa work for companies, 23 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Colo Industries

The leading industries in Colo, Iowa are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Retail trade, 12%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Colo job listings indicate that the following industries in Colo are hiring the most workers:

Colo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Colo, Iowa is $28,796, and the median income of households in Colo was $41,711.

Average Salaries in Colo, IA

Colo, IA


According to our Colo Trends data, the number of Colo, Iowa jobs has increased by 54% since April 2013.
Colo job trends

Colo Employment Statistics

Population of Colo
Total population 868
Male 49.54%
Female 50.46%
Median age 36.1
Colo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 82.6%
Median cost of a home $72,200
Median mortgage payment $425
Renter-occupied homes 17.4%
Vacant housing 4.2%
Median monthly rent $475
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,500
Median for all female full-time $24,091
Household Income
Less than $10,000 4%
$10,000 to $14,999 4%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 26%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 42%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 16%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 68%
Separated 1%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 5%
White 98%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
Colo Commute
Carpool 8.2%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 23 minutes

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