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Demographics

People

Total Population1,086
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens22.7%
Employed Population 16+449
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married37.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.9%
Median Earnings25+$33,380
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,000
% Above Poverty Level82.5%
% Below Poverty Level17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.7%
Median Gross Rent$614
Median House Value$97,500

Ancestry

Norwegian41.3%
German33.1%
English6.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.2%
Polish5%
Irish4.7%
Swedish4.1%
French Except Basque4.1%
Canadian2.8%
Czech1.9%
Italian1.7%
Scottish0.9%
Hungarian0.9%
Welsh0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
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Colfax Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dunn 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
Bloomer3,523$66,736
Boyceville1,003$45,741
Elk Mound1,074$60,227
Menomonie16,295$62,746
New Auburn528$60,179
Wheeler341$39,107

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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