Income/capita 33%
Household income 95%
Unemployment 100%
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IndexColfaxNorth DakotaNational
Income per capita$39,674$33,107$29,829
Median household income$108,125$59,114$55,322
Median income owner occupied$109,375$76,410$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$36,149$35,192
Median earnings male$61,563$41,306$36,919
Median earnings female$31,875$26,342$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%1.9%4.7%
Poverty level2.0%11.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Colfax is 33% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Colfax is 95% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Colfax is 100% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Colfax is 87% lower than the national average

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      Colfax employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector4.8%45.7%
      Financial & insurance services7.1%17.1%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%0.0%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services7.1%42.9%

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      Walcott, ND250$70,00026.5%
      Kindred, ND779$67,75022.5%
      Colfax, ND148$108,12595.4%

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      Colfax, ND148$108,12595.4%
      Source: The Colfax, ND employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).