Colfax, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 679 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 303  (44.7%)
Females: 376  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46035.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,780 (it was $42,688 in 2000)
Colfax:

$48,780
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,547 (it was $14,482 in 2000)

Colfax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $84,330 (it was $71,400 in 2000)
Colfax:

$84,330
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $78,745; detached houses: $82,053; mobile homes: $28,103

Median gross rent in 2019: $829.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colfax: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.6%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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Ancestries: American (40.7%), Irish (18.7%), English (14.5%), German (11.9%), European (4.7%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 845 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,873 people per square mile   (low).

Colfax, Indiana map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $850 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $571 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lafayette, IN (18.5 miles , pop. 56,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (39.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (125.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Clarks Hill, IN (2.2 miles ),
Thorntown, IN (2.3 miles ),
Darlington, IN (2.9 miles ),
Stockwell, IN (2.9 miles ),
Frankfort, IN (3.2 miles ),
Mulberry, IN (3.2 miles ),
Linden, IN (3.5 miles ),
Dayton, IN (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.19 N, Longitude: 86.67 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Colfax, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Colfax, IN in 2019
Colfax satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Indiana:

4.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in Colfax, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (12.7%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.1%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (19.3%)
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Colfax, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.1%)
  • Carpenters (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Child care workers (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)

Average climate in Colfax, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.3. This is about average.

City:

71.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Colfax-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Colfax town center injured 44 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 16.1 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 123 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colfax-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 58% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Colfax 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 115.0 miles away from Colfax center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from Colfax center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 200.6 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) earthquake occurred 163.9 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.5 miles away from Colfax 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 Clinton County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colfax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Colfax:

  • CLINTON HOUSE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FRANKFORT, IN)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - FRANKFORT (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; FRANKFORT, IN)
  • ST VINCENT FRANKFORT HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; FRANKFORT, IN)
  • FRANKFORT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FRANKFORT, IN)
  • HICKORY CREEK AT FRANKFORT (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FRANKFORT, IN)
  • MULBERRY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MULBERRY, IN)
  • MULBERRY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MULBERRY, IN)

Amtrak stations near Colfax:

  • 17 miles: CRAWFORDSVILLE (SPRING & GREEN STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 20 miles: LAFAYETTE (DEPOT AT 200 NORTH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colfax:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 21 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 38,271)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 31 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 34 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Butler University (about 36 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)
  • Marian University (about 36 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Ivy Tech Community College (about 39 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 71,493)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis (about 40 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 22,751)

Library in Colfax:

  • COLFAX-PERRY TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $85,491; Location: 207 SOUTH CLARK STREET; 24,274 books; 588 audio materials; 2,089 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Perry Township Colfax Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

COLFAX WATER COMPANY (Population served: 878, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.2%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Colfax:

Marital status in Colfax, IN
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Colfax:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colfax, IN (based on Clinton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,36136
Catholic5,1351
Mainline Protestant4,00824
Other1412
None18,579-
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: 11
Clinton County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
This county:

3.55 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Clinton County:

28.0%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Clinton County:

19.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Colfax:

47.7%
Indiana:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Colfax:

46.5%
Indiana:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Colfax:

28.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

14.4%
Indiana:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Colfax:

11.9%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colfax:

29.3%
Indiana:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

54.2%
Indiana:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Colfax:

79.8%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colfax, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 2$12,323$73,9380$0
Streets and Highways 2$12,323$73,9380$0
Water Supply 2$5,567$33,4020$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,056$36,6720$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$666
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$5,225
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,338
Totals for Government 7$33,268$57,0318$7,229

Colfax government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($30.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $115,000 ($169.37)

Colfax government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $600,000 ($883.65)
    Sewerage: $130,000 ($191.46)
    Highways: $4,000 ($5.89)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($64.80)
    Individual Income: $11,000 ($16.20)
    Other License: $5,000 ($7.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,000 ($1.47)

Colfax government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $527,000 ($776.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $488,000 ($718.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($57.44)

4.98% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tippecanoe County, IN  1.43% ($34,027 average AGI)
from Boone County, IN  0.53% ($32,373)
from Carroll County, IN  0.35% ($45,289)


5.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tippecanoe County, IN  1.60% ($39,946 average AGI)
to Boone County, IN  0.49% ($41,190)
to Carroll County, IN  0.48% ($43,721)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colfax:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNT (1430 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colfax:

  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WFBQ (94.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRZX (103.3 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTPI (107.9 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WEDJ (107.1 FM; DANVILLE, IN; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WKOA (105.3 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WYJZ (100.9 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WFYI-FM (90.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN IN. PUBLIC B/CING, INC.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WNDY (91.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: WABASH COLLEGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHY (93.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIRE (91.1 FM; LEBANON, IN; Owner: HOOSIER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Colfax:

  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
  • WISH-TV (Channel 8; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXIN (Channel 59; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WHMB-TV (Channel 40; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRTV (Channel 6; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXI-CA (Channel 47; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WALV-CA (Channel 50; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOHIO, INC..)
  • WFYI (Channel 20; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: METROPOLITAN INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIIH-CA (Channel 11; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOG-LP (Channel 31; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WDNI-LP (Channel 65; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)

Colfax fatal accident list:

Jul 30, 2015 03:44 PM, I- 65, Lat: 40.229492, Lon: -86.618589, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 2013 05:10 AM, Us-52, Lat: 40.194381, Lon: -86.633553, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 11, 2011 03:11 PM, Us-52 S, Lat: 40.179200, Lon: -86.618528, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 23, 2006 03:15 AM, Us- 52, Cr-880, Lat: 40.226160, Lon: -86.670770, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • $6,557,000Total costs
  • 214,429Total average daily traffic
  • 57,739Total average daily truck traffic
  • 230,055Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Colfax, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colfax, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Colfax)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 3 Mi W On Rd 1000 (Lat: 40.192806 Lon: -86.733333), Call Sign: KNAU774,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/1996, Expiration Date: 02/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2001, Registrant: Robert L Blacker, Rr 1, Colfax, IN 46035, Phone: (317) 324-2561

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Railroad Street & Meriden Street (Lat: 40.195028 Lon: -86.667778), Call Sign: KWT873,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2008, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, Nw, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KF9SY, Licensee ID: L00747033, Grant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 12/21/2023, Certifier: Mark A Flood, Registrant: Mark A Flood, 404 W Franklin St, Colfax, IN 46035
  • Call Sign: W9KK, Grant Date: 08/23/1988, Expiration Date: 08/23/1998, Cancellation Date: 03/11/1998, Registrant: Richard O Davis, Rr 1 Box 12, Colfax, IN 46035
  • Call Sign: WA9HCU, Licensee ID: L00404927, Grant Date: 12/11/2006, Expiration Date: 02/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2019, Certifier: Charles F Nydegger, Registrant: Charles F Nydegger, Box 76, Colfax, IN 46035
  • Call Sign: KB9WKJ, Licensee ID: L00252436, Grant Date: 06/06/2000, Expiration Date: 06/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/04/2000, Certifier: Linda L Norton, Registrant: Linda L Norton, Rr 1 Box 130, Colfax, IN 46035

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 618UM, N618UM, N-618UM, Serial Number: W13DCC17030448
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 304 W Jefferson St, Colfax, IN 46035
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/30/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$65,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
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Choose year:  2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9504.00

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 17 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Colfax, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.6%), and Structure Fires (36.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colfax, IN
    • 4741.6%Outside Fires
    • 4136.3%Structure Fires
    • 2320.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colfax, IN
Most common first names in Colfax, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1074.0 years
Mary876.7 years
Harold581.0 years
Charles573.0 years
James575.4 years
John580.6 years
Joseph573.0 years
Lawrence573.6 years
Margaret580.4 years
Alice477.5 years
Most common last names in Colfax, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1179.3 years
Mckinsey778.3 years
White778.8 years
Smith646.7 years
Bowen586.8 years
Strain573.6 years
Clouser467.8 years
Jones482.5 years
Hill483.0 years
Miller482.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colfax, IN
  • 64.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 9.9%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colfax, IN
  • 44.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Colfax compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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