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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Colfax is 1,419. Colfax, Louisiana is the 8,900th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Colfax was in 1990, when its population was 1,795. In 1990, Colfax was the 7,349th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,900th largest city in the US. Colfax is currently 20.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Colfax has shrunk 14.2% since the year 2000. Colfax, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8901||Tracy City, Tennessee||1,418||-14.3%|
|8902||Biltmore Forest, North Carolina||1,417||-1.7%|
The total voting age population of Colfax, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,694. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Colfax are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Colfax are 58.2% Black, 36.5% White, 3.1% Two or more races and 2.2% Other. Additionally, 2.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Colfax, 47.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 75.3%. On a per-household basis, 42.8% of families are below the poverty line in Colfax.
Among those aged 16 and older, 44.6% of Colfax residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.6% of Colfax residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.2% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Colfax residents aged 5 and older, 4.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Colfax is 8.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Colfax, 22.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Colfax is $22,051.
In Colfax, 43.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.3% of housing units in Colfax.
Of all the housing units in Colfax, 10.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Colfax, 2.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Colfax is $622.
In Colfax, 64.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.