Colfax, Washington Population 2020

2,965

Colfax is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,965, it is the 146th largest city in Washington and the 6278th largest city in the United States. Colfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 5.70% 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 785 people per square mile.

The average household income in Colfax is $64,638 with a poverty rate of 14.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $706 per month, and the median house value is $166,500. The median age in Colfax is 46.1 years, 40.1 years for males, and 50.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.8 males.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 97.08%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Colfax, Washington is 2,965, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,911.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,805.

Colfax, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,79497.08%
Asian361.25%
Two or More Races270.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.42%
Some Other Race90.31%

Colfax Population Pyramid 2020

Colfax Median Age

46.1


Total

40.1


Male

50.5


Female

Colfax Adults

There are 2,360 adults, (692 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female

1,359

47.22%

Male

1,519

52.78%

Colfax Households and Families

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Colfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
Male67.3%32.7%
All61.5%38.5%
Female44.4%55.6%
Non Family42.4%57.6%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1412.4361.5
Married5602.9378.9
Non Family5021.7842.4
Male522.467.3
Female274.1144.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colfax Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade160.75%
9th to 12th Grade1396.50%
High School Graduate54925.68%
Some College48722.78%
Associates Degree29213.66%
Bachelors Degree42920.07%
Graduate Degree22610.57%

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0421,901608
Asian362618
Hispanic2925
Multiple Races272725
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,743$44,904$28,217
Less Than High School$24,375$$21,705
High School Grad$30,648$38,036$28,750
Some College$31,250$43,676$24,946
Bachelors Degree$35,875$46,250$22,361
Graduate Degree$60,917$56,429$63,542

$35,743

Average Earnings

$44,904

Average Male

$28,217

Average Female

Colfax Language

Colfax Language by Age

Colfax Language

96.29% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 3.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.87% of the population.

Colfax Poverty

Colfax Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,67638014.20%
Hispanic26934.62%
Other99100.00%

14.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.26%

Male Poverty Rate

13.87%

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 14.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.42%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.84%
High School19.10%
Some College12.43%
Bachelors or Greater7.10%
Name Poverty
Male Employed6.49%
Female Employed4.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Colfax Income

Colfax Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,875$64,638
Families$70,469$75,361
Married Families$81,563-
Non Families$24,063$50,675

Colfax Marital Status

Colfax Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Colfax Married by Age and Sex

Colfax Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Colfax Marital Status by Race

Colfax Veterans

316

Number of Veterans

266

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam127
Second Gulf War65
First Gulf War43
Korea36
World War II21

$Colfax Veterans by Education

4.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Colfax Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.20%

Born in Washington

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.94% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 53.20% having been born in Washington. 1.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,965270.92%
20192,938270.93%
20182,911-5-0.17%
20172,916270.93%
20162,889301.05%
20152,859391.38%
20142,820-16-0.56%
20132,836-8-0.28%
20122,844291.03%
20112,815210.75%
20102,794-50-0.18%
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%