Colton Population By Year

Population Graph For Colton, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 54,285 735 0.6%
2020 53,975 736 0.3%
2010 52,154 675 0.8%
2000 48,046 653 2.0%
1990 39,546 690

Colton Population Facts

What is the current population of Colton?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Colton is 54,285. Colton, California is the 735th largest city in the US.

What county is Colton, California in?

Colton is located entirely in San Bernardino County.

What is the size of Colton, California in square miles?

Colton has an area of 15.3 square miles.

What was the peak population of Colton?

The current population of Colton (54,285) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Colton growing?

Colton has grown 12.9% since the 2000. Colton, California's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Colton, California?

Colton has a population density of 3,403.4 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
698 Fountain Valley 56,495 2.6%
700 National City 55,912 2.9%
717 Arcadia 55,345 4.0%
720 San Jacinto 55,290 131.3%
721 Beaumont 55,280 384.1%
730 Yucaipa 54,739 32.1%
735 Colton 54,285 12.9%
741 Diamond Bar 53,857 -4.4%
743 Huntington Park 53,644 -12.6%
744 West Sacramento 53,637 67.3%
757 Novato 52,708 10.2%
758 Paramount 52,506 -5.1%
762 Cathedral City 52,220 21.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
729 Manhattan, Kansas 54,763 19.7%
730 Yucaipa, California 54,739 32.1%
731 Bozeman, Montana 54,539 94.2%
732 Lacey, Washington 54,461 71.9%
733 Kannapolis, North Carolina 54,446 45.6%
734 Logan, Utah 54,436 27.4%
735 Colton, California 54,285 12.9%
736 Texas City, Texas 54,247 29.9%
737 Kentwood, Michigan 54,141 19.1%
738 Peabody, Massachusetts 54,119 11.8%
739 Rocky Mount, North Carolina 53,957 -8.2%
740 Elkhart, Indiana 53,949 2.5%
741 Diamond Bar, California 53,857 -4.4%

Colton Demographics

What is the voting age population of Colton, California?

The total voting age population of Colton, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 34,053. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.

What percentage of Colton, California residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 10.4% of the residents of Colton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Colton, California?

The racial demographics of Colton are 57.9% White, 24.7% Other, 7.4% Black, 5.4% Asian, 3.5% Two or more races, 1.0% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 67.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Colton, California residents are below the poverty line?

In Colton, 15.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.7%. On a per-household basis, 12.3% of families are below the poverty line in Colton.

What percentage of Colton, California residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 61.2% of Colton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Colton, California residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.4% of Colton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Colton, California residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Colton residents aged 5 and older, 50.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 45.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.9% speak an Asian language.

Colton Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Colton, California?

The unemployment rate in Colton is 7.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Colton, California residents work for the government?

In Colton, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Colton, California?

The median household income in Colton is $53,838.

Colton Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Colton, California?

In Colton, 51.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Colton, California?

Renters occupy 48.3% of housing units in Colton.

What percentage of Colton, California housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Colton, 6.5% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Colton, California housing units were built after 2000?

In Colton, 6.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,200 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Colton, California?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Colton is $1,189.

What percentage of households in Colton, California have broadband internet?

In Colton, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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