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Demographics

People

Total Population1,817
Male Share of the Population38.5%
Female Share of the Population61.5%
Senior Citizens20%
Employed Population 16+516
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married32.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.5%
Median Earnings25+$19,340
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,210
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,019

Wealth

Median Family Income$29,412
% Above Poverty Level56.1%
% Below Poverty Level43.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.7%
Median Gross Rent$621
Median House Value$65,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)54.7%
Irish6.5%
English3.9%
French Except Basque3.9%
German3.8%
African1%
Scottish0.9%
Swiss0.4%
Italian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
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Colfax Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grant Parish
Standard Zip Codes71417
Phone Area Codes318
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.51
Approximate Longitude-92.7

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)

StationBOYCE 3 WNW
Distance9.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 57 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 79 F
Annual Precip59.7 inches
StationALEXANDRIA INTL AP
Distance19.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 58 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 93 F
Oct Temp57 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.4 inches
StationWOODWORTH 2 SE
Distance31.2 miles
Jan Temp37 to 58 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp54 to 80 F
Annual Precip61.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atlanta140$76,250
Ball4,014$57,097
Boyce1,439$36,250
Dry Prong524$51,000
Montgomery702$54,803
Pollock428$45,417

Colfax Public Libraries

Grant Parish
300 MAIN STREET
Colfax, Louisiana
(318) 627-9920

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Colfax Public Schools

Colfax Elementary School
250 Third Street
ZIP: 71417
(318) 627-3254
Primary
Total Enrollment 273
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