Colfax, California Population 2022

2,001
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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.

Colfax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Colfaxwas:

  • White: 88.53%
  • Two or more races: 6.02%
  • Black or African American: 3.32%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colfax, California is 2,001 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,258.

Colfax, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid 2022

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Colfax Median Age

35.8


Total

35


Male

36.4


Female

Colfax Adults

There are 1,651 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female

1,115

49.38%

Male

1,143

50.62%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colfax Household Types

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax Households and Families

3.31

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Colfax Households by Type

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Colfax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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$53,917

Average Earnings

$55,341

Average Male

$48,750

Average Female

Colfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax Language by Age

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Colfax Language

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.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

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13.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.30%

Male Poverty Rate

13.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

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%.

Colfax Poverty

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Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Colfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax Married by Age and Sex

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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 20-34.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

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Colfax Marital Status

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93

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Colfax Veterans by War

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Colfax Veterans by Age

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Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

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9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax Employment by Age

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Colfax Employment by Race

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Colfax Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.40%

Born in Colfax

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Colfax Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Colfax Population by Year