Colton, Washington Population 2024

403

Colton is a city located in Whitman County Washington. Colton has a 2024 population of 403. Colton is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 399 in 2020.

The average household income in Colton is $87,522 with a poverty rate of 1.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colton is 41.5 years, 43.8 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Colton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.71%
  • Two or more races: 5%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
653.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1% (4)
The current population of Colton, Washington is 403 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 399.

Colton, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White32294.71%
Two or more races175%
Other race10.29%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colton Population by Race

Colton Population Pyramid 2024

Colton Median Age

41.5

Total

43.8

Male

37.8

Female

Colton Adults

There are 247 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Colton.

Colton Age Dependency

107.3

Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Colton Sex Ratio

Female19156.18%
Male14943.82%

Colton Population by Age

Colton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1412.4185.814.2
Married862.8397.72.3
Non Family361.1169.430.6
Female183.0661.138.9
Male121000

2.84

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

85.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade52.04%
High School Graduate3915.92%
Some College8835.92%
Associates Degree104.08%
Bachelors Degree7731.43%
Graduate Degree2610.61%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White22021590
2+ Races171712
Hispanic881
Other Race111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Colton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,333$48,750$39,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,667$55,000$34,063
Some College$40,833$49,750$35,208
Bachelors Degree$48,250$44,063$71,250
Graduate Degree$44,000$0$44,375

$43,333

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$39,750

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

94.44% of Colton residents speak only English, while 5.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.78% of the population.

Colton Language

Colton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White30351.65%

1.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.34%

Male Poverty Rate

1.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colton is White, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colton is White, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.17%.

Colton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School5.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Colton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.19%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Colton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$81,250$87,522
Families$91,719$102,192
Married Families$95,833$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,375$44,383

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.8%

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

Colton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam8
Korea6
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Colton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+7
65 to 746
18 to 345
55 to 642
35 to 540

Colton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White208.73%

Colton Veterans by Race

Colton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

3%

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

48.82%

Born in Colton

99.41%

Native Born

0.59%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.41% of Colton residents were born in the United States, with 48.82% having been born in Washington. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Colton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202940810.25%
202840710.25%
202740610.25%
202640510.25%
202540410.25%
202440310.25%
202340210.25%
202240130.75%
2021398-1-0.25%
2020399-59-12.88%
2019458-10-2.14%
2018468-3-0.64%
2017471102.17%
201646191.99%
2015452132.96%
201443900%
2013439-3-0.68%
201244240.91%
201143871.62%
201043100%

Colton Population by Year