Colton, South Dakota Population 2020

673

Colton is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 673, it is the 94th largest city in South Dakota and the 12055th largest city in the United States. Colton is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 687 in 2010. Colton reached it's highest population of 692 in 2012. Spanning over 1 miles, Colton has a population density of 960 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colton is $61,727 with a poverty rate of 3.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $664 per month, and the median house value is $115,700. The median age in Colton is 40.3 years, 41.9 years for males, and 38 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males.

Colton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colton, South Dakota is 673, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 677.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 687.

Colton, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72597.58%
Two or More Races131.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.40%
Some Other Race20.27%

Colton Population Pyramid 2020

Colton Median Age

40.3


Total

41.9


Male

38


Female

Colton Adults

There are 568 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Colton.

Colton Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Colton Sex Ratio

Female

374

50.34%

Male

369

49.66%

Colton Households and Families

Colton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Colton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.9%6.1%
Male85%15%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female47.6%52.4%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3262.2876.1
Married1642.9393.9
Non Family1211.155.4
Female212.947.6
Male203.4585

2.84

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade193.65%
9th to 12th Grade183.45%
High School Graduate22743.57%
Some College9317.85%
Associates Degree6111.71%
Bachelors Degree9017.27%
Graduate Degree132.50%

Colton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White514477103
Native American33
Hispanic22
Multiple Races22
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.04%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,532$42,917$30,000
Less Than High School$26,875$$11,875
High School Grad$29,063$40,893$21,500
Some College$40,769$49,000$26,563
Bachelors Degree$36,667$35,417$40,417
Graduate Degree$71,250$$83,750

$36,532

Average Earnings

$42,917

Average Male

$30,000

Average Female

Colton Language

Colton Language by Age

Colton Language

98.98% of Colton residents speak only English, while 1.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Colton Poverty

Colton Poverty by Race

3.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.92%

Male Poverty Rate

5.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colton is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colton is White, with 3.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.81%
High School7.05%
Some College3.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed3.20%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Colton Income

Colton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,750$61,727
Families$67,679$76,349
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families$33,542$32,598

Colton Marital Status

Colton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Colton Married by Age and Sex

Colton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colton Marital Status by Race

Colton Veterans

78

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea18
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War12
World War II3

$Colton Veterans by Education

6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colton Employment Status

77.4%

Labor Force Participation

75.3%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Colton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.83%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Colton residents were born in the United States, with 81.83% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020673-2-0.30%
2019675-2-0.30%
2018677-5-0.73%
2017682-2-0.29%
20166840.00%
2015684-5-0.73%
2014689-3-0.43%
20136920.00%
201269281.17%
2011684-2-0.29%
20106860.00%