Colfax employment information

Income per capita$22,993$27,621$28,555
Median household income$45,313$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$52,950$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,191$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,708$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$25,893$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level12.7%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Colfax is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Colfax is 15% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Colfax is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Colfax is 19% lower than the national average.

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Colfax median earnings by income bracket

Colfax employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.4%0.9%
Manufacturing sector24.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services4.4%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services13.5%10.2%
Public administration2.3%7.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.4%3.8%
Education, health & social services7.3%34.8%

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Lambs Grove, IA175$66,87525%
Altoona, IA15,317$66,73025%
Colfax, IA1,835$45,31315%

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Lac du Flambeau, WI1,835$20,98461%
Pagosa Springs, CO1,835$38,21429%
Dale, IN1,834$42,09421%
Hopwood, PA1,834$35,48934%
Blooming Prairie, MN1,836$54,4172%
Colfax, IA1,835$45,31315%
Source: The Colfax, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.