Colfax, Wisconsin Population 2024

1,191

Colfax is a city located in Chippewa County and Dunn County Wisconsin. Colfax has a 2024 population of 1,191. Colfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually and its population has increased by 1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,179 in 2020.

The average household income in Colfax is $77,521 with a poverty rate of 9.72%. The median age in Colfax is 43.9 years: 43.5 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Colfax Demographics

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

  • White: 89.49%
  • Two or more races: 4.8%
  • Asian: 3.88%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
857.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.02% (12)
The current population of Colfax, Wisconsin is 1,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,179.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,17589.49%
Two or more races634.8%
Asian513.88%
Native American171.29%
Other race70.53%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colfax Population by Race

Colfax Population Pyramid 2024

Colfax Median Age

43.9

Total

43.5

Male

45.5

Female

Colfax Adults

There are 1,067 adults, (297 of whom are seniors) in Colfax.

Colfax Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Colfax Sex Ratio

Female71854.68%
Male59545.32%

Colfax Population by Age

Colfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6202.024654
Non Family3001.073268
Married1552.8588.411.6
Female1432.7323.876.2
Male224.5581.818.2

2.63

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

46.0%

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 Grade232.28%
Associates Degree15215.06%
Bachelors Degree10810.7%
Graduate Degree242.38%
High School Graduate49649.16%
Less Than 9th Grade292.87%
Some College17717.54%

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
White947914123
2+ Races31226
Asian1990
Native American990
Other Race333

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

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

Colfax Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,000$66,354$38,375
Graduate Degree$20,000$0$0
High School Graduate$43,504$55,833$36,563
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$44,235$55,503$39,783
Some College$48,529$49,167$48,393

$44,235

Average Earnings

$55,503

Average Male

$39,783

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

96.8% of Colfax residents speak only English, while 3.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Colfax Language

Colfax Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,107766.87%
Asian514282.35%
Multiple6334.76%

9.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.82%

Male Poverty Rate

6.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Asian, with 82.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colfax is Multiple, with 4.76% 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 12.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.7%.

Colfax Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.65%
Bachelors or Greater10.74%
Some College10.73%
High School2.14%

Colfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.68%
Male Employed1.58%
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$78,493$83,025
Households$65,500$77,521
Married Families$86,458$-999,999,999
Non Families$47,273$52,448

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colfax Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.0%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

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

39

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War13
Vietnam9
First Gulf War4
Korea2
World War II2

Colfax Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6415
35 to 5410
75+6
18 to 345
65 to 743

Colfax Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White393.88%

Colfax Veterans by Race

Colfax Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colfax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

8.6%

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

74.79%

Born in Colfax

96.12%

Native Born

3.88%

Foreign Born

3.88%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.12% of Colfax residents were born in the United States, with 74.79% having been born in Wisconsin. 3.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Colfax Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,20630.25%
20281,20330.25%
20271,20030.25%
20261,19730.25%
20251,19430.25%
20241,19130.25%
20231,18810.08%
20221,18770.59%
20211,18010.08%
20201,179211.81%
20191,15800%
20181,15830.26%
20171,15550.43%
20161,150-4-0.35%
20151,15400%
20141,154-7-0.6%
20131,16110.09%
20121,160-3-0.26%
20111,163-1-0.09%
20101,16400%

Colfax Population by Year