Colton, Washington

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Colton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles S of Spokane, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 255 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Whitman
Standard Zip Codes 99113
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.568
Longitude -117.127

Colton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 48 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Station PULLMAN 2 NW
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 50 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 21 inches
Station COLFAX
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 20 inches
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Colton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 386 100%
Male 190 49.2%
Female 196 50.8%
Under 18 112 29%
18+ 274 71%
65+ 53 13.7%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 3.14
White 376 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.8%

Estimated Colton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 366
Growth -20
Growth % -5.2%

Colton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 38.6%
US/American 12%
Norwegian 9.9%
Irish 6.9%
English 5.7%
French (except Basque) 5.1%
Swedish 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
French Canadian 2.7%
Scottish 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
European 1.8%
Czech 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Scandinavian 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.9%
Polish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Colton 386 $56,875
Albion 616 $45,893
Asotin 1,095 $37,115
Clarkston 7,337 $32,093
Pomeroy 1,517 $38,750
Pullman 24,675 $46,165
Uniontown 345 $46,250
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Colton High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 176 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

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