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People

Total Population 1,154
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 21.8%
Employed Population 16+ 466
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 43.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,563
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.7%
Median Gross Rent $634
Median House Value $98,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 3.9%

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

Colfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NW of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 66 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Dunn
Standard Zip Codes 54730
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.997
Longitude -91.726

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 MENOMONIE
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station EAU CLAIRE RGNL AP
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Station RICE LAKE
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Colfax, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Albertville (54730)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomer 3,536 $67,335
Boyceville 996 $45,577
Elk Mound 1,062 $56,597
Menomonie 16,210 $59,306
New Auburn 543 $58,250

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

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Colfax High Schools

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COLFAX HI
601 UNIVERSITY AVE
715-962-3155
Serves 284 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

ACADEMIC CENTER
601 UNIVERSITY AVE
715-962-3155
A Non-traditional School
A Charter School.
Serves 12 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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