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Colfax, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Colfax had a population of 683 as of July 1, 2018. Colfax ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Colfax is located at latitude 40.1943 and longitude -86.6672 in Clinton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Colfax (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clinton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 846 feet.

The Town of Colfax (GNIS ID: 2396658) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Colfax is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Clinton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colfax: Midway.

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Colfax, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 683
Population in Households 683
Population in Familes 577
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,880
Diversity Index3 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,817
Average Household Income $62,318
Per Capita Income $23,338

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $98,295
Average Home Value $123,544
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.14% -0.35%
Households -0.18% -0.38%
Families 0.0% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Colfax, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colfax to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 414 39th
Population Density # 150 78th
Diversity Index # 173 75th
Median Household Income # 251 63rd
Per Capita Income # 438 36th

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