Colton, Washington Population 2021

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Colton is a city located in Whitman County Washington. With a 2020 population of 446, it is the 244th largest city in Washington and the 13798th largest city in the United States . Colton is currently declining at a rate of -1.33% annually but its population has increased by 6.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 418 in 2010. Colton reached it's highest population of 469 in 2017. Spanning over 1 miles, Colton has a population density of 723 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colton is $69,597 with a poverty rate of 2.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $202,600. The median age in Colton is 35.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Colton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.12%
  • Two or more races: 5.73%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colton, Washington is 446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 464.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 418.

Colton, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White40693.12%
Two or More Races255.73%
Asian40.92%
Some Other Race10.23%
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Colton Population by Race

Colton Population Pyramid $2021

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Colton Median Age

35.9


Total

35.2


Male

37.5


Female

Colton Adults

There are 325 adults, (61 of whom are seniors) in Colton.

Colton Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Colton Sex Ratio

Female

224

51.38%

Male

212

48.62%

Colton Population by Age

Colton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married99.1%0.9%
All86.7%13.3%
Female70.6%29.4%
Non Family64%36%

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1802.4286.7
Married1092.8399.1
Non Family501.1864
Female173.5370.6
Male42100

2.9

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Colton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade82.74%
9th to 12th Grade10.34%
High School Graduate6221.23%
Some College6923.63%
Associates Degree4114.04%
Bachelors Degree7826.71%
Graduate Degree3311.30%
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Colton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White268260104
2+ Races17176
Asian43
Hispanic331
Other Race111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Colton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,125$48,750$35,833
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$36,563$50,250$35,156
Some College$41,250$62,143$27,250
Bachelors Degree$43,281$43,393$42,500
Graduate Degree$61,250$53,750$

$43,125

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$35,833

Average Female

Colton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colton Language by Age

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Colton Language

97.64% of Colton residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Colton Language

Colton Poverty by Race

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2.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.83%

Male Poverty Rate

2.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colton is White, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colton is White, with 2.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.00%.

Colton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater4.50%
Some College0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Colton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed0.89%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.84%

Colton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,808$69,597
Families$69,375$80,085
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$40,000$42,328
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Income by Household Type

Colton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

66.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Colton Married by Age and Sex

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Colton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Colton Marital Status by Race

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Colton Marital Status

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18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War6
World War II
Korea

Colton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 548
55 to 645
65 to 743
18 to 342
75+

Colton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White144.62%
2+ Races423.53%

Colton Veterans by Race

Colton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colton Veterans by Education

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Colton Employment by Age

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Colton Employment by Race

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Colton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.05%

Born in Colton

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Colton residents were born in the United States, with 55.05% having been born in Washington. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021446-6-1.33%
2020452-6-1.31%
2019458-6-1.29%
2018464-5-1.07%
201746991.96%
201646092.00%
2015451122.73%
20144390.00%
2013439-3-0.68%
201244251.14%
201143761.39%
20104310.00%

Colton Population by Year