Colton, South Dakota Population 2024

706

Colton is a city located in Minnehaha County South Dakota. Colton has a 2024 population of 706. Colton is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 736 in 2020.

The average household income in Colton is $82,116 with a poverty rate of 12.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colton is 39.6 years, 39 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Colton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colton was:

  • White: 94.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.99%
  • Native American: 1.82%
  • Black or African American: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,006.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.08% (-30)
The current population of Colton, South Dakota is 706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 736.

Colton, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White72594.28%
Two or more races232.99%
Native American141.82%
Black or African American60.78%
Other race10.13%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colton Population by Race

Colton Population Pyramid 2024

Colton Median Age

39.6

Total

39

Male

41

Female

Colton Adults

There are 549 adults, (137 of whom are seniors) in Colton.

Colton Age Dependency

86.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Colton Sex Ratio

Female41553.97%
Male35446.03%

Colton Population by Age

Colton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3152.4473.726.3
Married1543.0391.68.4
Non Family941.1161.738.3
Female563.0439.360.7
Male112.551000
showing: 5 rows

2.92

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.32%.

Colton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,893

Average Earnings

$60,156

Average Male

$43,542

Average Female

Colton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colton Language

98.34% of Colton residents speak only English, while 1.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Colton Language

Colton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White721638.74%
Multiple231669.57%
Native141392.86%
Black66100%
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12.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.02%

Male Poverty Rate

14.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colton is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colton is White, with 8.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.09%.

Colton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25%
Some College11.57%
High School11.28%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Colton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed6.52%
Female Employed6.31%
Male Unemployed
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Colton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Colton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Colton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Colton Veterans by War

count

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Colton Veterans by Age

count

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Colton Veterans by Race

Colton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.2%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Colton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

71.78%

Born in Colton

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.22% of Colton residents were born in the United States, with 71.78% having been born in South Dakota. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Colton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029671-7-1.03%
2028678-7-1.02%
2027685-7-1.01%
2026692-7-1%
2025699-7-0.99%
2024706-7-0.98%
2023713-7-0.97%
2022720-7-0.96%
2021727-9-1.22%
2020736629.2%
201967410.15%
2018673-10-1.46%
2017683-1-0.15%
2016684-3-0.44%
2015687-2-0.29%
2014689-5-0.72%
201369420.29%
201269281.17%
2011684-2-0.29%
2010686
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Colton Population by Year