Colfax, Indiana Population 2024

694

Colfax is a city located in Clinton County Indiana. Colfax has a 2024 population of 694. Colfax is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 703 in 2020.

The average household income in Colfax is $77,505 with a poverty rate of 9.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colfax is 31.5 years, 34 years for males, and 23.9 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 97.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.63%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,872.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.28% (-9)
The current population of Colfax, Indiana is 694 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 703.

Colfax, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White93597.6%
Two or more races90.94%
Other race80.84%
Black or African American60.63%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid 2024

Colfax Median Age

31.5

Total

34

Male

23.9

Female

Colfax Adults

There are 682 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

75.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female51253.44%
Male44646.56%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2963.2475.724.3
Married145491.78.3
Non Family1001.155248
Male294.4179.320.7
Female226.1472.727.3
showing: 5 rows

4.05

Average Family Size

3.24

Average Household Size

75.7%

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 black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,389

Average Earnings

$41,750

Average Male

$34,688

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

100% of Colfax residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White935889.41%
Black6583.33%
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9.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.95%

Male Poverty Rate

12.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Black, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 9.41% 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 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24%.

Colfax Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.93%
Less Than 9th Grade11.54%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50%
Female Employed3.35%
Male Employed1.33%
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

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

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

Colfax Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colfax Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

76

Number of Veterans

76

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

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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

91.86%

Born in Colfax

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 91.86% having been born in Indiana. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029679-3-0.44%
2028682-3-0.44%
2027685-3-0.44%
2026688-3-0.43%
2025691-3-0.43%
2024694-3-0.43%
2023697-3-0.43%
2022700-3-0.43%
2021703
2020703294.3%
201967450.75%
2018669-1-0.15%
2017670-1-0.15%
2016671-3-0.45%
2015674-2-0.3%
2014676-5-0.73%
2013681-3-0.44%
2012684-2-0.29%
2011686-3-0.44%
2010689
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Colfax Population by Year