Colton, California

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Population in 2013: 53,243 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.7%
 
Males: 26,570  (49.9%)
Females: 26,673  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  27.5 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92313, 92324, 92376, 92408, 92410.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,310 (it was $35,777 in 2000)
Colton:

$38,310
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,246 (it was $13,460 in 2000)

Colton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,554 (it was $99,800 in 2000)
Colton:

$164,554
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $176,284; Detached houses: $192,432; Townhouses or other attached units: $140,938; In 2-unit structures: $228,577; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,577; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,626; Mobile homes: $31,606; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,198

Median gross rent in 2013: $978.

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  • Races in Colton, CA (2013)

    Colton races chart
    • 39,91774.9%Hispanic
    • 6,72712.6%White alone
    • 3,9927.5%Black alone
    • 2,1013.9%Asian alone
    • 4200.8%Two or more races
    • 2360.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1600.3%American Indian alone
    • 920.2%Other race alone

Races in Colton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Colton: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.7%), United States (2.3%), Irish (2.0%), English (1.9%), Italian (1.6%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,524 people per square mile   (average).

Colton,CA real estate house value index trend

Colton, California map

For population 25 years and over in Colton:

  • High school or higher: 66.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colton city:

  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

13,597 residents are foreign born (21.5% Latin America, 3.6% Asia).

This city:

25.5%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 80 registered sex offenders living in Colton, California as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Colton to the number of sex offenders is 664 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,736 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $745 (0.7%)

Colton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rialto, CA (4.7 miles , pop. 91,873).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (9.1 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (60.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Grand Terrace, CA (1.5 miles ), Highgrove, CA (1.9 miles ), Loma Linda, CA (2.1 miles ), Bloomington, CA (2.1 miles ), Rialto, CA (2.2 miles ), San Bernardino, CA (2.2 miles ), Crestmore Heights, CA (2.2 miles ), Warm Springs, CA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 225 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 1998: 97 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $225,100
  • 2000: 62 buildings, average cost: $154,800
  • 2001: 146 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2002: 75 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2004: 77 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2005: 89 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2006: 64 buildings, average cost: $180,400
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $212,000
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $91,100
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $224,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.06 N, Longitude: 117.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,002 (-1.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,997 (14.7%)

Area code: 909

Colton household income distribution Colton home values distribution

Property values in Colton, CA


Crime rates in Colton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0348559356402
per 100,000 0.06.17.915.69.79.717.35.99.811.87.60.03.7
Rapes 101518161713968148106
per 100,000 20.630.435.731.332.925.117.311.715.727.615.218.711.2
Robberies 106103901121051321161219479908469
per 100,000 218.3208.4178.7218.8203.0254.8223.4236.4185.0155.8170.6157.2129.2
Assaults 1029410810914019411113911571879584
per 100,000 210.1190.2214.5212.9270.7374.4213.8271.6226.4140.0164.9177.8157.3
Burglaries 407490456491472477498417437406446526532
per 100,000 838.3991.6905.6959.2912.6920.6959.1814.8860.2800.7845.2984.4996.2
Thefts 1,1271,0831,3061,0849838479831,0299888908441,0271,018
per 100,000 2,321.42,191.72,593.52,117.81,900.51,634.81,893.22,010.71,944.81,755.21,599.51,922.11,906.3
Auto thefts 458498558604486419448379277283268354386
per 100,000 943.41,007.81,108.11,180.0939.6808.7862.8740.6545.2558.1507.9662.5722.8
Arson 31121415695111141381
per 100,000 63.924.327.829.311.617.49.621.521.77.924.615.01.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 365.7390.4413.4428.0391.5401.4385.7357.5327.9303.6286.8308.9302.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Colton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 69 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.82
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,563 (+18.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Colton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Colton, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Colton-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 722% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 46.0 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from Colton center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 110.2 miles away from Colton center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 18.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Bernardino County (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 21, Floods: 18, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colton topographic map

Birthplace of: George T. Sakato - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Rex Johnston - Baseball player, Rodolfo P. Hernandez - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Stanford Caldwell Hooper - Admiral, George Caster - Baseball player, Jerrad Knotts - College basketball player (Albany Great Danes), Kevinn Pinkney - College basketball player (Nevada Wolf Pack), Susan Woodstra - Volleyball player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Colton: Rodolfo P. Hernandez.

Main business address for: STATER BROS HOLDINGS INC (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Colton:

  • ARROWHEAD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 400 NORTH PEPPER AVENUE)
  • CHARTER HOSPICE (1200 E WASHINGTON STREET, SUITE F-4)
  • CORNERSTONE HOSPICE, INC (1461 EAST COOLEY DRIVE, #220)
  • ARROWHEAD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (400 N. PEPPER AVENUE)
  • RAI-CARE CENTERS OF COLTON, LLC (1275 W. C STREET)
  • ASSURED CARE HOME SERVICES (1280 E COOLEY DR, SUITE 1 & 2)
  • IN HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (1280 E COOLEY DRIVE SUITE 7)
  • SPECIAL CARE (1016 E COOLEY DRIVE, STE G)
  • RECHE CANYON REGIONAL REHAB CENTER (1350 RECHE CANYON RD)
  • WESTERN HEALTHCARE CENTER (1700 E. WASHINGTON STREET)

Heliports located in Colton:

Amtrak stations near Colton:

  • 3 miles: SAN BERNADINO (SAN BERNARDINO, 1170 W. 3RD ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 7 miles: RIVERSIDE (4066 VINE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: MORENO VALLEY (ARCO MINI MART, 2624 E. ALESSANDRO BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

Colleges/Universities in Colton:

  • Summit College (Full-time enrollment: 1,379; Location: 851 S. Cooley Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.summitcollege.edu)
  • Four-D College (FT enrollment: 680; Location: 1020 East Washington Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.4dcollege.edu)
  • Coast Career Institute (FT enrollment: 362; Location: 1250 E. Cooley Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.coastcareer.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colton:

  • San Bernardino Valley College (about 2 miles; San Bernardino, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,444)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Inland Empire (about 3 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Loma Linda University (about 4 miles; Loma Linda, CA; FT enrollment: 2,839)
  • University of California-Riverside (about 7 miles; Riverside, CA; FT enrollment: 20,647)
  • Riverside City College (about 8 miles; Riverside, CA; FT enrollment: 10,661)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (about 9 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 15,748)
  • University of Redlands (about 10 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)

Public high schools in Colton:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Colton:

Private elementary/middle school in Colton:

  • KINDERCARE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 15; Location: 1730 E WASHINGTON ST; Grades: KG - KG)
See full list of schools located in Colton, map of school districts: COLTON JOINT UNIFIED, RIALTO UNIFIED

Library in Colton:

  • COLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,481,922; Location: 656 N. NINTH ST.; 69,043 books; 4,866 audio materials; 3,314 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 165 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under the heading: Colleges/Universities in Colton: The listing: "FOUR D SUCCESS ACADEMY" should be changed to: FOUR-D COLLEGE http://www.4dcollege.com/ or http://www.fourdcollege.edu/ Thanks, Klaus

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Notable locations in Colton: City of Colton Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Colton-San Bernardino Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Movieland Frontier Town (C), Cooley Ranch (D), Sam Snead Golf Course (E), Colton Fire Department Station 4 (F), Colton Fire Department Station 2 (G), Colton Fire Department Station 3 (H), Colton Public Library (I), Carnegie Public Library (J), Colton Fire Department Station 1 (K), Luque Branch Colton Public Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Plaza las Flores Shopping Center (1), Mount Vernon Shopping Center (2), The Courtyard Shopping Center (3), Rancho Vista Shopping Center (4), Cooley Plaza Shopping Center (5), Centre Pointe Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Colton: STATER BROS HOLDINGS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Colton include: Assembly of God Church (A), Colton Christian Church (B), Foursquare Church of Colton (C), Inland Korean Community Church (D), Olive Street Baptist Church (E), Praise Temple Christian Fellowship Church (F), Sae Rom Korean Presbyterian Church (G), Calvary Chapel of Colton (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hermosa Cemetery (1), Montecito Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Colton Recreation Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Warm Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Colton include: Colton Plunge Park (1), Fleming Park (2), Veterans Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Colton Area Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 380 North La Cadena Drive), Book Support Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2100 Skyview Drive).

San Bernardino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 176. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

176
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.443. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.443
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 22.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.652. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.652
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 32.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00745
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.7%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.0% for American Indian residents, 41.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.2%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Colton in 2010:

  • 243 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Colton in 2000:

  • 123 people in nursing homes
  • 52 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 52 people in other group homes
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Colton, California environmental map by EPA

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Colton compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Colton (2011 data):

  • Citibank, National Association: 615 North La Cadena Drive Branch at 615 North La Cadena Drive, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Citizens Business Bank: Colton Branch at 308 North La Cadena Drive, branch established on 1984/05/01. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $6,475.4 mil, Deposits: $4,625.6 mil, headquarters in Ontario, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Cvb Financial Corp.
  • BBCN Bank: Inland Branch at 1040 S. Mt. Vernon Ave. #a, branch established on 2000/09/11. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $5,170.7 mil, Deposits: $3,989.4 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Bbcn Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Colton Branch at 395 North La Cadena Drive, branch established on 1934/12/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Colton, California:

  • Rio Inn Motel, 301 N MT Vernon Ave, Colton, CA 92324 , Phone: (909) 824-7622
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2830 S Iowa Ave, Colton, CA 92324 , Phone: (951) 788-9900, Fax: (951) 788-7096
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 250 N 9th St, Colton, CA 92324 , Phone: (909) 370-2424, Fax: (909) 370-2444
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 450 N Sperry Dr, Colton, CA 92324 , Phone: (909) 825-9100, Fax: (909) 825-9105
  • Rodeway Inn & Suites, 1311 R V Center Dr, Colton, CA 92324 , Phone: (909) 824-9020, Fax: (909) 824-1666
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Colton, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.0
California average:

15.4

Colton travel time to work - commute Colton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Colton:

(Colton, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Colton city (based on San Bernardino County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 301
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
San Bernardino County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
San Bernardino County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
Here:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

27.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 29$187,775$77,7003$5,212
Other Government Administration 25$153,140$73,5073$5,982
Police Protection - Officers 65$525,345$96,9870$0
Police - Other 29$177,713$73,53616$19,752
Firefighters 41$461,671$135,1230$0
Fire - Other 4$30,711$92,1330$0
Streets and Highways 16$90,491$67,8680$0
Sewerage 7$42,857$73,4690$0
Parks and Recreation 10$54,639$65,5670$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11$83,935$91,5651$1,270
Water Supply 13$100,620$92,8802$4,121
Electric Power 30$263,482$105,3930$0
Local Libraries 9$38,660$51,5476$6,436
Other and Unallocable 29$182,931$75,69650$58,092
Totals for Government 318$2,393,970$90,33881$100,865

Colton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $2,318,000 ($43.54)
    Central Staff Services: $2,107,000 ($39.57)
    Regular Highways: $391,000 ($7.34)
    Police Protection: $310,000 ($5.82)
    General: $215,000 ($4.04)
    Water Utilities: $150,000 ($2.82)
    Sewerage: $63,000 ($1.18)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $31,102,000 ($584.15)
    Police Protection: $7,794,000 ($146.39)
    Fire Protection: $5,807,000 ($109.07)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,509,000 ($84.69)
    Water Utilities: $4,434,000 ($83.28)
    Sewerage: $4,032,000 ($75.73)
    Regular Highways: $1,229,000 ($23.08)
    General - Other: $1,105,000 ($20.75)
    Financial Administration: $1,015,000 ($19.06)
    Libraries: $986,000 ($18.52)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $923,000 ($17.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $897,000 ($16.85)
    Central Staff Services: $759,000 ($14.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $232,000 ($4.36)
    Health Services - Other: $121,000 ($2.27)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,059,000 ($19.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,038,000 ($113.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $38,000 ($0.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $31,000 ($0.58)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($0.30)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($0.30)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $10,000 ($0.19)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($0.11)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,426,000 ($364.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $512,000 ($9.62)

Colton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,313,000 ($99.79)
    All Other: $1,854,000 ($34.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $924,000 ($17.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $731,000 ($13.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $161,000 ($3.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,012,000 ($112.92)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,100,000 ($58.22)
    Property Sale Other: $917,000 ($17.22)
    Special Assessments: $514,000 ($9.65)
    Rents: $176,000 ($3.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $34,682,000 ($651.39)
    Water Utilities: $5,860,000 ($110.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,718,000 ($51.05)
    All Other: $1,473,000 ($27.67)
    Highways: $1,031,000 ($19.36)
  • Tax - Property: $7,868,000 ($147.78)
    Total General Sales: $6,792,000 ($127.57)
    NEC: $1,472,000 ($27.65)
    Public Utilities: $1,031,000 ($19.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $185,000 ($3.47)

Colton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $36,780,000 ($690.80)
    Electric Utilities: $18,650,000 ($350.28)
    Water Utilities: $10,770,000 ($202.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $86,898,000 ($1632.10)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,200,000 ($135.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $17,995,000 ($337.98)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $10,585,000 ($198.81)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $90,053,000 ($1691.36)
    Industrial Revenue: $32,635,000 ($612.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,145,000 ($77.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $4,045,000 ($75.97)
    Electric Utilities: $655,000 ($12.30)
    Water Utilities: $185,000 ($3.47)

Colton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,459,000 ($271.57)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $31,028,000 ($582.76)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $48,565,000 ($912.14)

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.60% ($38,459 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.28% ($35,688)
from Orange County, CA  0.43% ($42,770)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($451 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.77% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  1.53% ($40,820)
to Orange County, CA  0.49% ($44,337)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colton:

  • KRLH (590 AM; 2 kW; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTDD (1350 AM; 5 kW; SAN BERNARDINO, CA)
  • KEZY (1240 AM; 1 kW; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKDD (1290 AM; 5 kW; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHPY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MORENO VALLEY, CA; Owner: DELBERT L. VAN VOORHIS)
  • KCAL (1410 AM; 5 kW; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDIF (1440 AM; 1 kW; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPRO (1570 AM; 5 kW; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: OLIVE L. SHERBAN)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colton:

  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KOLA (99.9 FM; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: INLAND EMPIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KUCR (88.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CA)
  • KVCR (91.9 FM; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: SAN BERNARDINO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K295AI (106.9 FM; MUSCOY, CA; Owner: ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KCXX (103.9 FM; LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA; Owner: ALL-PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGGI (99.1 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLYY (97.5 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K201CD (88.1 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: SAN BERNARDINO COMMNTY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • K264AF (100.7 FM; GUASTI, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFRG (95.1 FM; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Colton:

  • KSGA-LP (Channel 59; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KVCR-TV (Channel 24; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; Owner: SAN BERNARDINO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KBLM-LP (Channel 25; RIVERSIDE/PERRIS, CA; Owner: LOUIS MARTINEZ FAMILY GROUP, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Colton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 84Number of bridges
  • 1,752m5,748ftTotal length
  • $32,298,000Total costs
  • 5,300,839Total average daily traffic
  • 469,160Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 231950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 361970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Colton, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED266$148,743145$109,195190$166,97916$77,4511$9,963,51073$95,4216$39,993
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$162,75728$115,58745$170,7476$45,3351$8,500,00010$116,8116$41,180
APPLICATIONS DENIED61$155,45939$103,447188$175,77720$68,4400$032$117,64510$71,508
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN57$146,69028$114,96075$188,5166$31,2431$152,14017$112,7692$102,635
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$155,36911$134,32619$156,3742$37,3201$430,9406$78,5632$120,030

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Colton, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$153,9842$88,915
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$217,4973$245,153
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$110,9001$239,770
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$216,2170$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Colton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colton, CA
Most common first names in Colton, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15270.9 years
William14073.9 years
Mary14080.5 years
Robert12769.0 years
James10370.0 years
George9373.9 years
Frank8573.9 years
Charles7771.4 years
Helen6878.1 years
Margaret6677.8 years
Most common last names in Colton, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6774.4 years
Hernandez6274.6 years
Garcia5573.1 years
Johnson4969.7 years
Martinez4869.6 years
Ramirez4771.6 years
Chavez4472.5 years
Lopez4268.6 years
Gonzales4272.1 years
Williams3975.2 years
Businesses in Colton, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Holiday Inn1
99 Cents Only Stores2Jack In The Box4
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Arby's1Kroger1
Ashley Furniture1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King2McDonald's2
Carl\s Jr.1Papa John's Pizza1
Circle K1Payless1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid2
Dennys2Sprint Nextel1
Discount Tire1Starbucks2
El Pollo Loco1Subway4
FedEx5T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell2
GameStop1U-Haul3
Goodwill1UPS4
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hilton1Wendy's1

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