Colton, SD Population

Population: 662. Estimated population in July 2020: 658 (-0.6% change)
Males: 322 (48.6%), Females: 340 (51.4%)

Minnehaha County

Zip code: 57018

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $42,054
Median house value: $76,400

Races in Colton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (37.9%), Norwegian (26.9%), Dutch (21.3%), English (8.3%), Irish (6.9%), Swedish (4.8%).

Elevation: 1605 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Colton

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colton city

  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

2.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Colton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Colton:

  • JOE FOSS FIELD (about 21 miles; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Abbreviation: FSD)
  • BROOKINGS MUNI (about 37 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Abbreviation: BKX)
  • CHAN GURNEY MUNI (about 68 miles; YANKTON, SD; Abbreviation: YKN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Colton:

  • MADISON MUNI (about 19 miles; MADISON, SD; Abbreviation: MDS)
  • MARV SKIE-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 25 miles; TEA, SD; Abbreviation: Y14)
  • FLANDREAU MUNI (about 28 miles; FLANDREAU, SD; Abbreviation: 4P3)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colton:

  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 67 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 108 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 137 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 144 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,524)

Schools

Public high school in Colton:

  • TRI-VALLEY HI SCH (Students: 242; Location: 46450 252ND ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Colton:

  • TRI-VALLEY ELEM (Students: 433; Location: 46450 252ND ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • TRI-VALLEY JR HI SCH (Students: 131; Location: 46450 252ND ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

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