Colfax, Indiana Population 2021

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Colfax is a city located in Clinton County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 691, it is the 368th largest city in Indiana and the 11946th largest city in the United States . Colfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 691 in 2010. Colfax reached it's highest population of 691 in 2021. Spanning over 0 miles, Colfax has a population density of 1,864 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colfax is $66,008 with a poverty rate of 13.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $816 per month, and the median house value is $76,600. The median age in Colfax is 36.5 years, 39 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 99.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Colfax, Indiana is 691 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 673.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 691.

Colfax, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White78399.49%
Black or African American40.51%
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Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid $2021

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Colfax Median Age

36.5


Total

39


Male

35.3


Female

Colfax Adults

There are 578 adults, (119 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female

435

55.27%

Male

352

44.73%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married83.5%16.5%
All77.1%22.9%
Female67.9%32.1%
Non Family64%36%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2752.8677.1
Married1393.7183.5
Non Family861.0764
Female283.1467.9
Male224.14100

3.52

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Colfax Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade193.82%
9th to 12th Grade5110.24%
High School Graduate20240.56%
Some College11222.49%
Associates Degree7214.46%
Bachelors Degree387.63%
Graduate Degree40.80%
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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 white people with a rate of 85.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.43%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,167$43,438$26,667
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,625$36,250$31,250
Some College$32,000$46,875$23,224
Bachelors Degree$45,625$31,250$46,339
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,167

Average Earnings

$43,438

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Colfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax Language by Age

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Colfax Language

99.73% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 0.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.27% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78310313.15%
Black44100.00%

13.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 13.15% 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 21.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.17%.

Colfax Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.83%
Some College9.78%
Less Than 9th Grade5.71%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.50%
Male Employed6.38%
Female Employed1.43%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,679$66,008
Families$59,875$81,454
Married Families$76,354-
Non Families$25,357$29,891
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Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

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Colfax Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam18
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War6
Korea5
World War II3

Colfax Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5419
75+16
65 to 7413
55 to 647
18 to 344

Colfax Veterans by Age

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Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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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89.71%

Born in Colfax

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 89.71% having been born in Indiana. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Colfax Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169160.88%
202068560.88%
201967960.89%
2018673-1-0.15%
201767420.30%
2016672-4-0.59%
20156760.00%
2014676-5-0.73%
2013681-3-0.44%
2012684-2-0.29%
2011686-3-0.44%
20106890.00%

Colfax Population by Year