Colfax, Minnesota Population 2024

599

Colfax is a city located in Kandiyohi County, Pope County, Stearns County, and Swift County Minnesota. Colfax has a 2024 population of 599. Colfax is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -1.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 611 in 2020.

The average household income in Colfax is $105,907 with a poverty rate of 9.11%. The median age in Colfax is 44.3 years: 43.1 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 96.82%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
18.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.96% (-12)
The current population of Colfax, Minnesota is 599 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 611.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45796.82%
Asian71.48%
Two or more races61.27%
Black or African American20.42%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid 2024

Colfax Median Age

44.3

Total

43.1

Male

45.3

Female

Colfax Adults

There are 362 adults, (112 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

88.8

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female22347.25%
Male24952.75%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1952.4281.518.5
Married1123.2398.21.8
Non Family761.1155.344.7
Female63.671000
Male141000

3.2

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colfax Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade123.63%
Associates Degree6820.54%
Bachelors Degree5817.52%
Graduate Degree278.16%
High School Graduate9328.1%
Less Than 9th Grade61.81%
Some College6720.24%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White32230484
2+ Races661
Asian330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.09%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$47,083$46,250$61,250
Graduate Degree$64,583$0$64,167
High School Graduate$43,750$46,875$13,750
Less Than 9th Grade$56,750$56,750$0
Overall$54,821$67,500$42,813
Some College$60,625$102,917$40,625

$54,821

Average Earnings

$67,500

Average Male

$42,813

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

96.94% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 3.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.06% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White457367.88%
Asian77100%

9.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 7.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.03%.

Colfax Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School27.96%
Less Than 9th Grade11.11%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.82%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$114,375$140,409
Households$73,125$105,907
Married Families$114,583$-999,999,999
Non Families-$49,241

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.2%

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 35-44.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colfax Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War3
Korea2
World War II0

Colfax Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7410
35 to 546
75+6
55 to 645
18 to 340

Colfax Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White277.78%

Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

0%

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

93.64%

Born in Colfax

95.97%

Native Born

4.03%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.97% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 93.64% having been born in Minnesota. 1.48% 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
2029574-5-0.86%
2028579-5-0.86%
2027584-5-0.85%
2026589-5-0.84%
2025594-5-0.83%
2024599-5-0.83%
2023604-5-0.82%
2022609-5-0.81%
202161430.49%
2020611539.5%
201955820.36%
201855620.36%
201755420.36%
201655210.18%
201555140.73%
201454720.37%
201354520.37%
201254330.56%
201154000%
201054000%

Colfax Population by Year