Colfax, Illinois Population 2021

995
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Colfax is a city located in McLean County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 995, it is the 661st largest city in Illinois and the 10309th largest city in the United States . Colfax is currently declining at a rate of -0.90% annually and its population has decreased by -6.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,061 in 2010. Colfax reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Colfax has a population density of 1,798 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colfax is $80,761 with a poverty rate of 9.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $99,000. The median age in Colfax is 38.1 years, 39.5 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 95.10%
  • Other race: 2.71%
  • Two or more races: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colfax, Illinois is 995 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,013.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,061.

Colfax, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,08795.10%
Some Other Race312.71%
Two or More Races171.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.35%
Black or African American40.35%
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Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid $2021

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Colfax Median Age

38.1


Total

39.5


Male

36.9


Female

Colfax Adults

There are 832 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female

662

57.92%

Male

481

42.08%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male41.9%58.1%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
All78.9%21.1%
Married91.5%8.5%
Female91.9%8.1%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3932.878.9
Married1883.2191.5
Non Family1371.3466.4
Female374.3291.9
Male314.9441.9

3.27

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Colfax Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade121.67%
9th to 12th Grade304.17%
High School Graduate30542.42%
Some College17324.06%
Associates Degree598.21%
Bachelors Degree10714.88%
Graduate Degree334.59%
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Colfax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White695664140
Hispanic11
2+ Races55
Native American44
Black44

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 white people with a rate of 20.14%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,813$49,688$32,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,929$51,250$20,972
Some College$43,571$48,333$32,206
Bachelors Degree$48,750$65,417$40,833
Graduate Degree$57,083$$57,083

$42,813

Average Earnings

$49,688

Average Male

$32,500

Average Female

Colfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax Language by Age

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Colfax Language

99.82% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.18% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,003787.78%
Hispanic471634.04%
Native44100.00%

9.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.10%

Male Poverty Rate

10.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 7.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.92%.

Colfax Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.90%
High School18.01%
Some College4.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed10.53%
Female Employed9.73%
Male Employed6.16%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,859$80,761
Families$58,571$96,746
Married Families$84,643-
Non Families$30,917$40,696
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Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

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Colfax Marital Status

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99

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War25
Vietnam18
Korea3
World War II

Colfax Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 5425
75+23
65 to 7420
55 to 645

Colfax Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9411.60%
2+ Races535.71%

Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

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6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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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76.47%

Born in Colfax

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

2.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 76.47% having been born in Illinois. 0.35% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021995-9-0.90%
20201,004-9-0.89%
20191,013-9-0.88%
20181,022-6-0.58%
20171,028-8-0.77%
20161,036-7-0.67%
20151,043-10-0.95%
20141,053-14-1.31%
20131,06780.76%
20121,05910.09%
20111,058-1-0.09%
20101,0590.00%

Colfax Population by Year