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Colton is a town in Saint Lawrence County, in the Ogdensburg-Massena metro area.

The community was named for Jesse Colton Higley, settler

The latitude of Colton is 44.553N. The longitude is -74.94W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,496 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,453.


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Median household income
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$38,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Colton demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Matildaville
Nearby parks & recreation: Higley Flow State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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7% of Colton residents report German ancestry, and 24% 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 $20,528, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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26% of Colton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Colton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $778.


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Libraries in Colton include Hepburn Library ... View libraries

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Saint Lawrence County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colton political report.

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The average commute time for Colton workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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