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Demographics

People

Total Population710
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+387
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married54.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,455
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,542

Wealth

Median Family Income$66,538
% Above Poverty Level85.6%
% Below Poverty Level14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$717
Median House Value$105,700

Ancestry

German34.2%
Norwegian25.1%
Dutch21.8%
Irish7.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)3.8%
English3.2%
Italian2.3%
French Except Basque2.1%
Swedish1.8%
Danishn1.7%
Czech0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Russian0.6%
Polish0.3%
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Colton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Minnehaha 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
Baltic1,104$76,250
Crooks1,380$90,703
Dell Rapids3,715$72,316
Hartford2,980$73,833
Humboldt719$65,875
Montrose464$66,797

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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