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The City of Colfax had a population of 2,102 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Colfax is located at latitude 41.6778 and longitude -93.2452 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colfax encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 801 feet.
The City of Colfax 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.
|Total Population||2,102 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,072 (98.6%)|
|Population in Families||1,698 (80.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||30 ( 1.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$61,141|
|Average Household Income||$77,113|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,493|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||958 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||707 (73.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||159 (16.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||91 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,960|
|Average Home Value||$161,457|
|Housing Affordability Index3||255|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.15%|
|Per Capita Income||2.34%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.31%|
The table below compares Colfax to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 156||85th|
|Population Density||# 356||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 457||55th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 671||67th|
|Per Capita Income||# 462||54th|
|Diversity Index||# 731||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.