Colfax, Washington Population 2021

2,804
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Colfax is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,804, it is the 149th largest city in Washington and the 6451st largest city in the United States. Colfax is currently declining at a rate of -1.20% annually and its population has decreased by -0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,805 in 2010. Colfax reached it's highest population of 3,057 in 1950. Spanning over 4 miles, Colfax has a population density of 742 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colfax is $63,003 with a poverty rate of 13.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $166,000. The median age in Colfax is 48.1 years, 42.6 years for males, and 52.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.2 males.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 96.40%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colfax, Washington is 2,804, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,906.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,805.

Colfax, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,78796.40%
Asian371.28%
Two or More Races341.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.86%
Some Other Race80.28%
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Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid 2021

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Colfax Median Age

48.1


Total

42.6


Male

52.4


Female

Colfax Adults

There are 2,446 adults, (679 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female

1,430

49.46%

Male

1,461

50.54%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All61.2%38.8%
Female53.4%46.6%
Male51.5%48.5%
Non Family50.3%49.7%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colfax Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1482.4361.2
Non Family5451.8650.3
Married5122.9874.4
Female582.9353.4
Male332.3651.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Colfax Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade90.40%
9th to 12th Grade1396.14%
High School Graduate68530.24%
Some College46720.62%
Associates Degree28312.49%
Bachelors Degree45019.87%
Graduate Degree23210.24%
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Colfax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1472,021625
Hispanic4321
Asian373721
Multiple Races343432
Native American444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,530$45,417$27,736
Less Than High School$35,667$38,182$
High School Grad$29,886$35,795$27,778
Some College$28,533$41,154$
Bachelors Degree$42,763$47,266$29,479
Graduate Degree$61,818$59,620$63,750

$35,530

Average Earnings

$45,417

Average Male

$27,736

Average Female

Colfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colfax Language by Age

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Colfax Language

95.63% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 4.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.22% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,64735813.52%
Hispanic40820.00%
Other88100.00%

13.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.36%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is White, with 13.52% 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 13.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.08%.

Colfax Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.18%
Less Than High School16.67%
Some College14.80%
Bachelors or Greater7.11%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Employed4.55%
Female Employed2.93%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colfax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,539$63,003
Families$66,250$74,674
Married Families$69,868-
Non Families$28,393$49,860
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Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

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 45-54.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

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Colfax Marital Status

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282

Number of Veterans

250

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War50
Korea19
World War II1

Colfax Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7490
35 to 5454
55 to 6450
75+49
18 to 3439

Colfax Veterans by Age

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Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

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2.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

2.4%

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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52.09%

Born in Washington

96.44%

Native Born

3.56%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.44% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 52.09% having been born in Washington. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colfax Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,804-34-1.20%
20202,838-34-1.18%
20192,872-34-1.17%
20182,906-14-0.48%
20172,920270.93%
20162,893331.15%
20152,860391.38%
20142,821-14-0.49%
20132,835-10-0.35%
20122,845311.10%
20112,814210.75%
20102,793-51-0.18%
20002,8441310.47%
19902,713-67-0.24%
19802,7801160.43%
19702,664-196-0.71%
19602,860-197-0.66%
19503,0572040.69%
19402,853710.25%
19302,782-245-0.84%
19203,0272440.84%
19102,7830.00%

Colfax Population by Year