Colfax demographics profile

StatisticColfaxWashingtonNational
Population2,8517,073,146318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)76311791
Median age43.137.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%44%43%
Speak English94%81%79%
Speak Spanish1%8%13%
Colfax, WA has a population of 2,851 and is the 9,064th largest city in the United States. The population density is 763 per sq mi which is 553% higher than the Washington average and 743% higher than the national average. The median age in Colfax is 43 which is approximately 15% higher than the Washington average of 38. In Colfax, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 52% of Colfax residents were born in Washington, 45% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Colfax is 553% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Colfax is 15% higher than Washington.
  • In Colfax 94.11% of the population is White.
  • In Colfax 2.07% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Colfax 2.81% of the population is Asian.

Compare Colfax, WA Demographics To Other Cities

Colfax population breakdown by race

RaceColfaxWashingtonNational
White94.11%77.34%73.35%
Black or African American2.07%3.63%12.63%
Asian2.81%7.80%5.22%
American Indian0.00%1.33%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.63%0.18%
Mixed race0.39%5.34%3.06%
Other race0.63%3.92%4.75%
In Colfax, 1.2% 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, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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