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Colton is a city in San Bernardino County, in the Riverside-San Bernardino metro area.
The community was named after David Doulty Colton, Civil War general and vice president of the Southern Pacific Railroad
The latitude of Colton is 34.073N. The longitude is -117.312W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,004 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 50,602.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Bernardino County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Riverside-San Bernardino area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92313 ZIP code.
4% of Colton residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colton was $13,460, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Colton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Colton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $543. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,027.
Libraries in Colton include Colton Public Library - Main Library, Luque Branch Library ... View libraries
San Bernardino County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colton political report.
The average commute time for Colton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Colton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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