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People

Total Population 705
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 417
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 55.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.3%
Median Earnings25+ $35,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $38,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,518

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,958
% Above Poverty Level 86.1%
% Below Poverty Level 13.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $692
Median House Value $98,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
US/American 0%
English 3.1%
Irish 6.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Colton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Minnehaha
Metro Area Sioux Falls
Standard Zip Codes 57018
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.786
Longitude -96.927

Colton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MADISON 2 SE
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 25.1 inches
Station WENTWORTH 2 WNW
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 24.7 inches
Station HOWARD
Distance 34.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 23 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Colton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Huntimer (57018)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baltic 1,070 $71,250
Crooks 1,329 $85,000
Dell Rapids 3,693 $71,435
Hartford 2,887 $84,722
Humboldt 653 $62,614
Montrose 469 $66,161

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Colton High Schools

TRI-VALLEY HI SCH
46450 252ND ST
605-446-3538
Serves 242 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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