Colfax demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,21810891
Median age34.336.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.6:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%43%43%
Speak English97%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Colfax, LA has a population of 1,817 and is the 11,585th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,218 per sq mi which is 1028% higher than the Louisiana average and 1245% higher than the national average. The median age in Colfax is 34 which is approximately 5% lower than the Louisiana average of 36. In Colfax, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 83% of Colfax residents were born in Louisiana, 15% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Colfax is 1028% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in Colfax is 5% lower than Louisiana.
  • In Colfax 36.21% of the population is White.
  • In Colfax 59.60% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Colfax 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Colfax population breakdown by race

      Black or African American59.60%32.16%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.57%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race3.03%1.83%3.06%
      Other race1.16%1.09%4.75%
      In Colfax, 4.4% 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.

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