StatisticColfaxIowaNational
Population1,9253,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8155791
Median age39.038.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Colfax is 1330% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Colfax is 3% higher than Iowa
  • In Colfax 93.61% of the population is White
  • In Colfax 0.36% of the population is Black
  • In Colfax 0.42% of the population is Asian

Compare Colfax, IA Demographics

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      Colfax population breakdown by race

      RaceColfaxIowaNational
      White93.61%90.90%73.35%
      Black0.36%3.32%12.63%
      Asian0.42%2.14%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian1.09%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race4.26%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.26%1.27%4.75%
      In Colfax, 2.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Colfax age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Colfax, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).