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People

Total Population 754
Male Share of the Population 44.7%
Female Share of the Population 55.3%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 293
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 58.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,429

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,750
% Above Poverty Level 87.6%
% Below Poverty Level 12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 13.3%
Median Gross Rent $716
Median House Value $72,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 22.4%

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 592 $48,500
Darlington 757 $51,875
Frankfort 16,488 $50,768
Linden 864 $62,750
Mulberry 1,289 $62,333
Thorntown 1,563 $50,833

Colfax Public Libraries

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

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