Demographics

People

Total Population743
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens15.7%
Employed Population 16+434
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married54.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$36,532
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,679
% Above Poverty Level96.5%
% Below Poverty Level3.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.4%
Median Gross Rent$664
Median House Value$115,700

Ancestry

German37.4%
Dutch23.1%
Norwegian22.6%
Irish6.7%
English6.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5%
French Except Basque3.8%
Danishn3.6%
Italian2.6%
Swedish2.6%
Czech0.9%
Polish0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Russian0.7%
Swiss0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Luxemburger0.3%
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Colton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyMinnehaha County
Standard Zip Codes57018
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.78
Approximate Longitude-96.92

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)

StationMADISON 2 SE
Distance16.1 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip25.1 inches
StationWENTWORTH 2 WNW
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip24.7 inches
StationHOWARD
Distance34.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 23 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip23.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baltic1,069$84,408
Crooks1,363$99,750
Dell Rapids3,669$84,079
Hartford3,145$72,250
Humboldt784$66,250
Montrose581$71,719

Colton Public Schools

Tri-valley Elementary - 02
46450 252nd St
ZIP: 57018
(605) 446-3538
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Tri-valley High School - 01
46450 252nd St
ZIP: 57018
(605) 446-3538
High
Total Enrollment 247
Tri-valley Jr. High School - 03
46450 252nd St
ZIP: 57018
(605) 446-3538
Middle
Total Enrollment 123
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