Colton is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 55,198, it is the 164th largest city in California and the 707th largest city in the United States. Colton is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 5.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,154 in 2010. Colton reached it's highest population of 55,198 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Colton has a population density of 3,552 people per square mile.
The average household income in Colton is $65,176 with a poverty rate of 15.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,189 per month, and the median house value is $257,500. The median age in Colton is 31.4 years, 31 years for males, and 31.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males.