Demographics

People

Total Population1,106
Male Share of the Population43.9%
Female Share of the Population56.1%
Senior Citizens21.7%
Employed Population 16+522
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married43.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.7%
Median Earnings25+$34,295
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,857
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,438

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,286
% Above Poverty Level87.1%
% Below Poverty Level12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.3%
Median Gross Rent$630
Median House Value$107,800

Ancestry

Norwegian39.1%
German34.9%
English5.5%
French Except Basque5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.9%
Irish3.8%
Canadian3.8%
Polish3.2%
Swedish2.8%
Czech1.8%
Italian1.1%
Hungarian1%
Scottish0.9%
Danishn0.5%
Russian0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Slovak0.2%
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Colfax Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyDunn County
Standard Zip Codes54730
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.99
Approximate Longitude-91.72

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)

StationMENOMONIE
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp4 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip30.5 inches
StationEAU CLAIRE RGNL AP
Distance15 miles
Jan Temp3 to 21 F
Apr Temp33 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.1 inches
StationRICE LAKE
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 56 F
Annual Precip32 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomer3,503$70,793
Boyceville985$51,250
Elk Mound1,085$69,464
Menomonie16,312$63,298
New Auburn482$65,114
Wheeler360$44,091

Colfax Public Libraries

Colfax Public Library
613 MAIN ST.
Colfax, Wisconsin
(715) 962-4334

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Colfax Public Schools

Colfax Elementary
601 University Ave
ZIP: 54730
(715) 962-3676
Primary
Total Enrollment 454
Colfax High
601 University Ave
ZIP: 54730
(715) 962-3155
High
Total Enrollment 383
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