Colton, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Colton Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Colton Content

Also See: Colton, NY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Colton, New York - Basic Facts

The Colton Census Designated Place had a population of 371 as of July 1, 2016. Colton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Colton is located at latitude 44.5651 and longitude -74.9466 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Colton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 873 feet.

The Colton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2627943) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Colton Census Designated Place is located within Town of Colton, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colton: High Falls, Matildavale, Matildaville, New Germany.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Colton Census Designated Place, NY Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | NY Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Town of Colton | St. Lawrence County | New York Counties

Search the map for:

Colton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 371
Population in Households 371
Population in Familes 294
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 220
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (74.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $130,882
Average Home Value $187,590


Median Household Income $48,910
Average Household Income $58,817
Per Capita Income $26,493
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 0.69%
Households 1.12% 0.6%
Families 2.78% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Colton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1092 9th
Population Density1 # 1120 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1188 1st
Median Household Income # 864 28th
Per Capita Income # 764 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.

New York Research Tools

New York Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare New York Census Data
Highest or Lowest: