Colton, WA Population

Population: 386. Estimated population in July 2020: 366 (-5.2% change)
Males: 190 (49.2%), Females: 196 (50.8%)

Whitman County

Zip code: 99113

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $47,500
Median house value: $124,500

Races in Colton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Vietnamese (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (42.2%), Norwegian (16.3%), United States (10.4%), English (10.1%), Irish (8.3%), French (6.0%).

Elevation: 2562 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Colton

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colton town

  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +71 (+22.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Colton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Colton:

  • PULLMAN/MOSCOW REGIONAL (about 12 miles; PULLMAN/MOSCOW,ID, WA; Abbreviation: PUW)
  • LEWISTON-NEZ PERCE COUNTY (about 17 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Abbreviation: LWS)
  • SPOKANE INTL (about 78 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: GEG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Colton:

  • SNAKE RIVER (about 14 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Abbreviation: 78U)
  • LOWER GRANITE STATE (about 23 miles; COLFAX, WA; Abbreviation: 00W)
  • WHITMAN CO MEMORIAL (about 28 miles; COLFAX, WA; Abbreviation: S94)
Amtrak stations near Colton:

  • 13 miles: PULLMAN (1002 NYE ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: LEWISTON (3120 NORTH-SOUTH HWY.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: MOSCOW (120 W. 6TH ST.) – Bus Station. Services: public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colton:

  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 36 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 80 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
Public primary/middle school in Colton:

  • COLTON SCHOOL (Students: 176; Location: 706 UNION; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Colton:

  • GUARDIAN ANGEL/ST BONIFACE SCH (Students: 57; Location: BOX 48; Grades: 1 – 7)