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People

Total Population 820
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 309
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 54%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,516
% Above Poverty Level 87.7%
% Below Poverty Level 12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19.1%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $75,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.7%
Irish 22.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Colfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SE of Lafayette, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 40 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Clinton
Metro Area Lafayette
Standard Zip Codes 46035
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.195
Longitude -86.667

Colfax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FRANKFORT DISPOSAL PLANT
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
Station CRAWFORDSVILLE 5 S
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station WHITESTOWN
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarks Hill 583 $51,406
Darlington 750 $51,944
Frankfort 16,467 $48,741
Linden 783 $64,821
Mulberry 1,362 $60,417
Thorntown 1,648 $49,286

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Colfax Pl
207 S CLARK ST
Colfax, Indiana
(765) 324-2915

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