Colfax, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,055 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.7%
 
Males: 511  (48.5%)
Females: 544  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Illinois median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 61728.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $59,309 (it was $41,544 in 2000)
Colfax:

$59,309
IL:

$59,588

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $30,787 (it was $17,993 in 2000)

Colfax village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $96,901 (it was $72,700 in 2000)
Colfax:

$96,901
IL:

$180,300

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $105,029; Detached houses: $105,876; Mobile homes: $52,406

Median gross rent in 2015: $681.

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  • Races in Colfax, IL (2010)

    Colfax races chart
    • 1,02997.0%White alone
    • 141.3%Hispanic
    • 100.9%Black alone
    • 60.6%Two or more races
    • 10.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Colfax detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Colfax: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.7%), American (10.1%), Irish (9.9%), English (7.5%), Scottish (2.7%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/27/1882

Elevation: 759 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,951 people per square mile   (low).

Colfax,IL real estate house value index trend

Colfax, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Colfax:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colfax village:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

7 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Colfax, Illinois as of June 27, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Colfax to the number of sex offenders is 1,062 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,126 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,265 (2.9%)

Colfax satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IL (20.3 miles , pop. 64,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (100.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Anchor, IL (2.0 miles) , Cooksville, IL (2.4 miles ), Arrowsmith, IL (2.9 miles ), Ellsworth, IL (3.1 miles ), Lexington, IL (3.2 miles ), Saybrook, IL (3.3 miles ), Sibley, IL (3.5 miles ), Strawn, IL (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 88.62 W

Area code: 309

Colfax household income distribution Colfax home values distribution

Crime rates in Colfax by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00110100000
per 100,000 0.00.0100.9100.50.099.90.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.094.00.00.00.0
Assaults 05010200011
per 100,000 0.0504.50.0100.50.0199.80.00.00.094.295.0
Burglaries 111775054932
per 100,000 100.41,110.0706.4703.5499.00.0498.5375.9844.3282.5189.9
Theft 01611766982289
per 100,000 0.01,614.51,110.0703.5598.8599.4897.3751.92,063.8753.3854.7
Auto thefts 00100000101
per 100,000 0.00.0100.90.00.00.00.00.093.80.095.0
Arson 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.4) 7.0243.2182.6177.958.9143.970.884.6149.268.774.1

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Crime rate in Colfax detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Illinois average:

2.52
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in Colfax: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Colfax, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Colfax-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Colfax village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colfax-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 126.8 miles away from Colfax center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 139.4 miles away from Colfax center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLean County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colfax topographic map

Birthplace of: Elmo Scott Watson - Writer, Cody Lewis - College basketball player (SE Missouri State Indians).

Hospitals and medical centers in Colfax:

  • ASTA CARE CENTER OF COLFAX (402 SOUTH HARRISON)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Colfax:

  • LEXINGTON NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LEXINGTON, IL)
  • GIBSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; GIBSON CITY, IL)

Amtrak station near Colfax:

  • 20 miles: BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (NORMAL, 100 E. PARKINSON ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colfax:

  • Illinois State University (about 21 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 21 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Heartland Community College (about 22 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Parkland College (about 35 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 38 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Illinois Central College (about 49 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Richland Community College (about 50 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Public high school in Colfax:

Public elementary/middle schools in Colfax:

See full list of schools located in Colfax

Library in Colfax:

  • MARTIN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,919; Location: 132 WEST MAIN STREET; 9,718 books; 35 e-books; 148 audio materials; 128 video materials; 17 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Eastern McLean County Ambulance Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

McLean County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.14. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.14
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 12.8%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Colfax (2011 data):

  • Peoples State Bank of Colfax: Peoples State Bank Of Colfax at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1892/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $31.6 mil, Deposits: $26.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Illinois average:

12.3

Colfax travel time to work - commute Colfax mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Colfax village (based on McLean County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,23893
Mainline Protestant22,80356
Catholic15,21510
Other8,58016
Black Protestant8805
Orthodox581
None87,798-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
McLean County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
McLean County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
McLean County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Here:

7.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
McLean County:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.0%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.2%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.5%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Colfax:

11.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

50.5%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Colfax:

75.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colfax, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,500
Other Government Administration 1$2,901$34,8121$170
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,787$53,5740$0
Water Supply 2$5,771$34,6260$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 7$1,347
Totals for Government 9$35,459$47,2799$3,017

Colfax government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $211,000 ($200.00)
    Regular Highways: $175,000 ($165.88)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($95.73)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($60.66)
    Welfare - Other: $48,000 ($45.50)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($12.32)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($6.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $47,000 ($44.55)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($19.91)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($2.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $124,000 ($117.54)

Colfax government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $19,000 ($18.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($21.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($9.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $199,000 ($188.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $125,000 ($118.48)
    Highways: $27,000 ($25.59)
  • Tax - NEC: $80,000 ($75.83)
    Property: $29,000 ($27.49)

Colfax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $616,000 ($583.89)

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,466 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($142 average AGI)
McLean County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  0.49% ($31,974 average AGI)
from Champaign County, IL  0.24% ($35,276)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.24% ($38,901)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($479 average AGI)
McLean County:

0.08%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  0.61% ($29,982 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.24% ($44,740)
to Champaign County, IL  0.19% ($31,689)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colfax:

  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colfax:

  • WTRX-FM (93.7 FM; PONTIAC, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYST (107.7 FM; FAIRBURY, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WRPW (92.9 FM; COLFAX, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WWHP (98.3 FM; FARMER CITY, IL; Owner: WMS1, INC.)
  • WDQZ (99.5 FM; LEXINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING, LLC)
  • WGCY (106.3 FM; GIBSON CITY, IL; Owner: F & G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILL-FM (90.9 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WBWN (104.1 FM; LE ROY, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGNN (102.5 FM; FISHER, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • W264AG (100.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W255AI (98.9 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Colfax:

  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBUI (Channel 23; DECATUR, IL; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WAND (Channel 17; DECATUR, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILL-TV (Channel 12; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BD. OF TRUSTEES)
  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Colfax)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 126 E Main St (Lat: 40.567806 Lon: -88.614500), Call Sign: KDE385, Licensee ID: L00020784
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.700 MHz, 458.700 MHzGrant Date: 11/11/2011, Expiration Date: 11/19/2021Registrant: Mclean County Ema, 104 W Front St, Bloomington, IL 61701, Phone: (309) 888-5020
  • 1 Mi N 2 Mi E Jct 165 & Weston Blacktop (Lat: 40.768083 Lon: -88.602556), Call Sign: KNAZ392, Licensee ID: L00036407
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHzGrant Date: 01/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2007Registrant: Dale Cunningham, Rr 2 Box 260, Colfax, IL 61728, Phone: (309) 723-6558
  • 2 Mi N City Limits (Lat: 40.607250 Lon: -88.613667), Call Sign: KNEY281, Licensee ID: L00120967
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/1998, Expiration Date: 03/09/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003Registrant: Laurence M Baker, Rr 2 Box 220, Colfax, IL 61728
  • Lat: 40.566639 Lon: -88.612861, Call Sign: WQQU260
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.710 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2013, Expiration Date: 03/04/2023, Certifier: Larry BakerRegistrant: Haney Communications, 31631 E. 3100 North Road, Chenoa, IL 61726, Phone: (815) 945-7412, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 2865, Lat: 40.653611 Lon: -88.591556, Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQNC724
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/17/2010, Expiration Date: 12/17/2020, Certifier: Roger H BachtoldRegistrant: Maxwire Inc., Fairbury, IL 61739, Phone: (815) 692-6341, Fax: (866) 583-7594, Email:
  • COLFAX CENTRAL, 100 S. Brook St (Lat: 40.566556 Lon: -88.614694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 72.5 m, Call Sign: WQOM298
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 11/15/2021, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • COLFAX, 300 North Harrison St. (Lat: 40.569611 Lon: -88.613472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 37.5 m, Call Sign: WQQP710
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2013, Expiration Date: 02/08/2023, Certifier: Daniel C SmithRegistrant: Cirbn, LLC, 302 Hovey Hall Campus Box 1100, Bloomington, IL 61702, Phone: (309) 820-7321, Fax: (309) 820-7324, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Colfax)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: EAGLE AIRCRAFT CO EAGLE DW-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8804M , Serial Number: DW-1-0030-81, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Paul L Dba Kruse, 34561e 2550n, Colfax, IL 61728, Other Owners: Crop Service Aerial

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$46,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0056.01

Drinking water stations with addresses in Colfax and their reported violations in the past:

COLFAX (Population served: 989, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In SEP-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-19-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-02-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2012)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-02-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2011)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Colfax

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colfax, IL
Most common first names in Colfax, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1677.7 years
William1475.2 years
Charles1371.0 years
Mary1179.8 years
James1071.5 years
Robert969.7 years
Dorothy986.2 years
Henry882.0 years
Edith880.3 years
Helen781.8 years
Most common last names in Colfax, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harris1276.3 years
Kelley1284.3 years
Brucker1084.0 years
Bradford876.1 years
Batterton774.7 years
Wyant773.0 years
Taylor788.3 years
Kerber677.6 years
Dameron678.0 years
Gillan669.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Colfax compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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