Colton is located in southeast California. Colton is between the San Bernardino, Riverside county. Colton has 15.32 square miles of land area and 0.72 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Colton population is 53,129, which has grown 11.47% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is about the same as the national average rate of 11.61%. Colton median household income is $39,915 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 11.57% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Colton median house value is $161,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.04% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Colton is worse than the state average in quality. The Colton area codes are 909, 951.