Colfax, California Population 2024

2,033

Colfax is a city located in Placer County California. Colfax has a 2024 population of 2,033. Colfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% annually and its population has increased by 2.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,991 in 2020.

The average household income in Colfax is $92,213 with a poverty rate of 11.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colfax is 35.8 years, 32.3 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colfax was:

  • White: 86.05%
  • Two or more races: 10.22%
  • Other race: 2.06%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,446.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.11% (42)
The current population of Colfax, California is 2,033 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,991.

Colfax, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,91986.05%
Two or more races22810.22%
Other race462.06%
Native American220.99%
Asian150.67%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid 2024

Colfax Median Age

35.8

Total

32.3

Male

36.7

Female

Colfax Adults

There are 1,684 adults, (273 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female1,13150.72%
Male1,09949.28%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9092.4548.851.2
Non Family4141.464357
Married3403.4662.937.1
Female1222.727.972.1
Male333.5854.545.5
showing: 5 rows

3.22

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colfax Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colfax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.29%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$62,868

Average Earnings

$70,568

Average Male

$43,684

Average Female

Colfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colfax Language

97.38% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,79222812.72%
Multiple2282912.72%
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11.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.07%

Male Poverty Rate

14.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 12.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Multiple, with 12.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.1%.

Colfax Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater16.45%
Less Than 9th Grade12.38%
High School8.97%
Some College5.16%
showing: 4 rows

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70.91%
Female Employed3.8%
Male Employed2.94%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Colfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colfax Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colfax Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Colfax Veterans by War

count

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Colfax Veterans by Age

count

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Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colfax Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colfax Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.21%

Born in Colfax

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

0.9%

Non Citizen

1.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 81.21% having been born in California. 0.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colfax Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,06360.29%
20282,05760.29%
20272,05160.29%
20262,04560.29%
20252,03960.3%
20242,03360.3%
20232,02760.3%
20222,02160.3%
20212,015241.21%
20201,991-15-0.75%
20192,00660.3%
20182,00060.3%
20171,99430.15%
20161,99170.35%
20151,984-2-0.1%
20141,98610.05%
20131,98590.46%
20121,97680.41%
20111,968201.03%
20101,948
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Colfax Population by Year