Income/capita 41%
Household income 21%
Unemployment 34%
Income per capita$17,612$31,458$29,829
Median household income$43,966$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,474$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,200$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$29,883$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$22,517$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level20.5%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Colton is 41% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Colton is 21% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Colton is 34% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Colton is 35% higher than the national average

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      Colton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.7%1.7%
      Manufacturing sector14.6%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.9%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services21.2%16.7%
      Public administration2.9%4.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.8%4.3%
      Education, health & social services13.0%37.7%

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      El Sobrante, CA15,374$106,21992%
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      Norco, CA26,809$87,06757%
      Coronita, CA3,172$83,87552%
      Colton, CA53,856$43,96621%

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      Castle Rock, CO53,789$93,15368%
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      Blue Springs, MO53,641$65,77319%
      Colton, CA53,856$43,96621%
      Source: The Colton, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).