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Demographics

People

Total Population2,853
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens25.3%
Employed Population 16+1,159
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married46.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.7%
Median Earnings25+$35,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,472
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,433
% Above Poverty Level86.6%
% Below Poverty Level13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.9%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$162,500

Ancestry

German32.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)22.4%
English13%
Irish10.4%
Norwegian5.4%
Italian4.6%
Dutch3.7%
French Except Basque2.7%
Swedish2.6%
Scottish2.3%
Swiss1.9%
Danishn1.4%
Welsh1.2%
Polish1.1%
Greek0.5%
Russian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Lithuanian0.1%
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Colfax Almanac

CategoryValue
County Whitman County
Standard Zip Codes99111
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.85
Approximate Longitude-117.44

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)

StationCOLFAX
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 62 F
Annual Precip20 inches
StationPOTLATCH 3 NNE
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp22 to 36 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp45 to 80 F
Oct Temp31 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationROSALIA
Distance24.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 35 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp49 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 61 F
Annual Precip18.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albion744$51,607
Endicott302$66,000
Garfield505$58,438
Palouse987$72,500
Pullman32,382$69,069
St. John547$54,808

Colfax Public Libraries

Whitman County Library
102 S. MAIN STREET
Colfax, Washington
(509) 397-4366

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Colfax Hospitals

Whitman Hospital And Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
1200 West Fairview Road
(509) 397-3435

Colfax Public Schools

Colfax High School
1110 N. Morton Street
ZIP: 99111
(509) 397-4368
High
Total Enrollment 299
Leonard M Jennings Elementary
1207 N. Morton Street
ZIP: 99111
(509) 397-2181
Primary
Total Enrollment 297
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