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Colton is a town in Whitman County, in the Pullman metro area.
The community was named for the first and last letters of two settlers - Cole and Worthington
The latitude of Colton is 46.568N. The longitude is -117.127W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,562 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 383.
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33% of Colton residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $21,506, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% 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 $413. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $868.
Libraries in Colton include Colton Branch Library ... View libraries
Whitman 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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