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Demographics

People

Total Population1,081
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+488
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.1%
Median Earnings25+$41,339
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,268

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,250
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone25.4%
Median Gross Rent$621
Median House Value$95,200

Ancestry

German37.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.3%
Irish17%
English16.1%
Polish3.9%
Scottish3%
Norwegian2.3%
French Except Basque2.2%
Dutch1.9%
Swedish1.3%
Italian1.2%
Welsh0.7%
Danishn0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Czech0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Colfax Almanac

CategoryValue
County McLean County
Standard Zip Codes61728
Phone Area Codes309
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.56
Approximate Longitude-88.61

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)

StationCHENOA
Distance12.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationGIBSON CITY
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationFARMER CITY
Distance24.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip36 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anchor142$52,500
Arrowsmith267$61,750
Cooksville170$68,125
Ellsworth276$69,688
Lexington2,107$78,667

Colfax Public Libraries

Martin Township Public Library
132 WEST MAIN STREET
Colfax, Illinois
(309) 723-2541

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Colfax Public Schools

Ridgeview Elementary School
300 S Harrison St
ZIP: 61728
(309) 723-6531
Primary
Total Enrollment 314
Ridgeview High School
202 E Wood St
ZIP: 61728
(309) 723-2951
High
Total Enrollment 153
Ridgeview Jr High School
202 E Wood St
ZIP: 61728
(309) 723-2951
Middle
Total Enrollment 132
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