Colfax is a city located in Placer County California. With a 2020 population of 2,001, it is the 868th largest city in California and the 10943rd largest city in the United States. Colfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually but its population has decreased by -11.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,258 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Colfax has a population density of 1,423 people per square mile.
The average household income in Colfax is $70,575 with a poverty rate of 13.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,270 per month, and the median house value is $273,000. The median age in Colfax is 35.4 years, 33.6 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colfaxwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 26.23%.
97.89% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 2.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Black, with 26.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.67%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Colfax
99.03% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 81.40% having been born in California. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.