Colfax, Illinois Population 2024

981

Colfax is a city located in McLean County Illinois. Colfax has a 2024 population of 981. Colfax is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 999 in 2020.

The average household income in Colfax is $106,649 with a poverty rate of 12.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colfax is 34.4 years, 33.5 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 97.44%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,772.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.8% (-18)
The current population of Colfax, Illinois is 981 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 999.

Colfax, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White99197.44%
Other race161.57%
Two or more races100.98%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid 2024

Colfax Median Age

34.4

Total

33.5

Male

34.6

Female

Colfax Adults

There are 743 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female56355.36%
Male45444.64%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3662.6970.229.8
Married1693.1582.817.2
Non Family1261.2265.134.9
Female464.3976.123.9
Male253.840100
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

70.2%

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.9%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,407

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$35,313

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

99.17% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 0.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White93511211.98%
Hispanic281242.86%
showing: 2 rows

12.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.28%

Male Poverty Rate

13.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 11.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 26.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.5%.

Colfax Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.14%
High School19.11%
Some College9.3%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%
showing: 4 rows

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Unemployed15%
Female Employed14.22%
Male Employed5.84%
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

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

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 Over 65, 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

92

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

11

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

9.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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

80.73%

Born in Colfax

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 80.73% having been born in Illinois. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colfax Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029956-5-0.52%
2028961-5-0.52%
2027966-5-0.51%
2026971-5-0.51%
2025976-5-0.51%
2024981-5-0.51%
2023986-5-0.5%
2022991-5-0.5%
2021996-3-0.3%
2020999-12-1.19%
20191,011-11-1.08%
20181,022-8-0.78%
20171,030-8-0.77%
20161,038-7-0.67%
20151,045-10-0.95%
20141,055-14-1.31%
20131,06980.75%
20121,061
20111,061
20101,061
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Colfax Population by Year