Colton, WA

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Colton Profile


Overview

Colton is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 466 people and just one neighborhood, Colton is the 270th largest community in Washington.

Occupations and Workforce

Colton is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Colton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colton who work in office and administrative support (15.91%), management occupations (10.91%), and sales jobs (10.00%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Colton has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Also of interest is that Colton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Colton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Colton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Colton is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Colton, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 82.83% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Being a small town, Colton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Colton Demographics

The population of Colton is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.68% of adults in Colton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Colton in 2010 was $31,632, which is upper middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,528 for a family of four. However, Colton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Colton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Colton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Colton include English, Irish, European, and Czechoslovakian.

The most common language spoken in Colton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Scandinavian languages and Polish.



Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Colton 0.101011101001110
Washington 3.02

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Colton 0.101011101001110
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Washington 58

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

PULLMAN SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Franklin Elementary School
850 Se Klemgard
Pullman, WA, 99163
KG-05
Jefferson Elementary School
1150 Nw Bryant
Pullman, WA, 99163
KG-05
Lincoln Middle School
315 Se Crestview
Pullman, WA, 99163
06-08
Pullman High School
510 Nw Greyhound Way
Pullman, WA, 99163
09-12
Sunnyside Elementary School
425 Sw Shirley
Pullman, WA, 99163
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Hispanic
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 32.5% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 25.5% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 7.1%

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COLFAX SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Colfax High School
1110 N. Morton Street
Colfax, WA, 99111
07-12
Leonard M Jennings Elementary School
1207 N. Morton Street
Colfax, WA, 99111
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.3% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 22.0% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 7.1%

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COLTON SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Colton School
706 Union
Colton, WA, 99113
PK-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.0% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.1% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 7.1%

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LACROSSE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lacrosse Elementary School
111 Hill Ave
La Crosse, WA, 99143
KG-08
Lacrosse High School
111 Hill Avenue
La Crosse, WA, 99143
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 28.6% 45.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.6% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 7.1%

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