Colton, CA

53,856 Population
15.3 square miles 3,514.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
3,514.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.5%
was 51.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
21.6%
was 24.0%
 
Percent Under 18
30.6%
was 31.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
8.5%
was 7.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.3
was 6.5
Ranked 25th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
20.5%
was 22.1%
 
Median Household Income
$43,966
was $41,565
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
41.5
42.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.5
was 3.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
339.4
was 301.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,146.6
was 3,625.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
17,637
was 17,099
 
Median Rent
$1,044
was $1,004
 
Total Building Permits
144
was 11
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,982
was 15,432
 
Homeownership Rate
50.2%
was 50.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
24
was 11
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,150.9
was 1,115.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.2%
was 18.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
120
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.3
was 3.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
9.0
was 0.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.7
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.3%
was 86.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.6%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.5%
was 97.3%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
73.9%
was 70.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.2%
was 12.7%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
94.8%
was 95.8%
 
Debt Service Ratio
4.6%
was 4.6%
 
Revenue
 
$129,634,830
$129,949,925
 
Expenditure
 
$119,353,421
$113,689,440
 
Revenue per Capita
$2,440
was $2,468
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,246
was $2,159
 

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