Colfax, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 1,493 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.0%
 
Males: 649  (43.5%)
Females: 844  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71417.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,015 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Colfax:

$25,015
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,648 (it was $10,155 in 2000)

Colfax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,545 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Colfax:

$73,545
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,419; detached houses: $94,556; mobile homes: $175,936

Median gross rent in 2017: $630.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colfax: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.1%
(38.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.2% for Black residents, 45.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Colfax, LA (2010)
    • 1,01665.2%Black alone
    • 49932.0%White alone
    • 251.6%Two or more races
    • 120.8%Hispanic
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Colfax, Louisiana as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colfax is 70 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (18.2%), Irish (6.2%), French (3.9%), German (2.8%), Eastern European (2.5%), African (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,000 people per square mile   (low).

Colfax, Louisiana map

33 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $223 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $236 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (77.4 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (90.5 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (200.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Boyce, LA (3.1 miles ),
Rock Hill, LA (3.1 miles ),
Dry Prong, LA (3.4 miles ),
Creola, LA (3.5 miles ),
Prospect, LA (3.7 miles ),
Montgomery, LA (3.8 miles ),
Pollock, LA (4.2 miles ),
Ball, LA (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 31.52 N, Longitude: 92.71 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Colfax, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Colfax, LA in 2017
Colfax satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $45,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $106,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $119,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Colfax, LA residents
Average permit cost in Colfax, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Most common industries in Colfax, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Wood products (4.8%)
  • Apparel (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Wood products (8.7%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Apparel (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.1%)
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Colfax, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (22.1%)
  • Cashiers (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Colfax, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Colfax, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 66.2. This is about average.

City:

66.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Colfax-area historical tornado activity is near Louisiana state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.9 miles away from the Colfax town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 16 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colfax-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.2 miles away from Colfax center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 254.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.6 miles away from Colfax center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 316.1 miles away from Colfax center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 343.9 miles away from Colfax center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant Parish (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colfax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Colfax:

  • CENTRAL GRANT COMMUNITY HOME (7992 HWY 8)
  • OAK RIDGE COMMUNITY HOME (9668 HWY 8)
  • COLFAX REUNION NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (366 WEBB SMITH DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colfax:

  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 28 miles; Natchitoches, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,700)
  • Grambling State University (about 70 miles; Grambling, LA; FT enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 70 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 79 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 80 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 86 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 90 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)

Public elementary/middle school in Colfax:

See full list of schools located in Colfax

Library in Colfax:

  • GRANT PARISH (Operating income: $499,504; Location: 300 MAIN STREET; 64,605 books; 2,918 audio materials; 428 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colfax: Colfax Fire Department (A), Grant Parish Fire District 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Colfax include: Mount Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church (A), Faranzie Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Grant Parish Clerk Of Court Plaza (452 2nd Street), Grant Parish - Clerk Of Court (200 Main Street), Grant Parish - District Attorney (705 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: Allison Kolb - Banker, Gertrude Nelson - Solider, Pap Dean - Cartoonist, Wyatt Luther Nugent - Police officer, Rene J. Bienvenu - Educator.

Grant Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.9%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
104 people in nursing homes in 2000
28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Colfax (2011 data):

  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Colfax Branch at 300 Second Street, branch established on 2002/05/16. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.
  • Colfax Banking Company: at 625 Eighth Street, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $81.9 mil, Deposits: $72.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Company

For population 15 years and over in Colfax:

Marital status in Colfax, LA
  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Colfax:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Colfax
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colfax, LA (based on Grant Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,90449
Catholic5203
Mainline Protestant4275
Black Protestant2073
Other--
None12,251-
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: 4
Grant Parish:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Grant Parish:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grant Parish:

9.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.0%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.3%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Colfax:

48.3%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Colfax:

43.9%
State:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Colfax:

30.1
Louisiana:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Colfax:

18.9%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Colfax:

15.9%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colfax:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colfax:

36.2%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Colfax:

52.2%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.3%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colfax, LA 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
Streets and Highways 5$6,931$16,6340$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$14,110$33,8641$425
Police Protection - Officers 4$8,405$25,2150$0
Gas Supply 2$5,155$30,9300$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,066$24,3960$0
Solid Waste Management 2$2,613$15,6780$0
Water Supply 2$3,419$20,5140$0
Sewerage 1$1,980$23,7600$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,242$38,9046$2,950
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$800
Totals for Government 24$49,921$24,9618$4,175

Colfax government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $109,000 ($73.01)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $641,000 ($429.34)
    Gas Utilities: $230,000 ($154.05)
    Police Protection: $194,000 ($129.94)
    Regular Highways: $180,000 ($120.56)
    Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($117.21)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($88.41)
    Water Utilities: $123,000 ($82.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($46.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($6.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($4.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $10,000 ($6.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $599,000 ($401.21)

Colfax government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $122,000 ($81.71)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($81.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($45.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $579,000 ($387.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($14.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($4.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($30.81)
    Rents: $5,000 ($3.35)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.01)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($1.34)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $274,000 ($183.52)
    Water Utilities: $251,000 ($168.12)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $275,000 ($184.19)
    Property: $68,000 ($45.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $43,000 ($28.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000 ($28.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($2.68)

Colfax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $378,000 ($253.18)

8.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

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 Rapides Parish, LA  4.40% ($37,159 average AGI)
from Ouachita Parish, LA  0.39% ($56,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colfax:

  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTTP (1110 AM; daytime; 2 kW; PINEVILLE, LA; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSYL (970 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KDBS (1410 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colfax:

  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KAYT (88.1 FM; JENA, LA; Owner: BLACK MEDIA WORKS, INC.)
  • KLAA (103.5 FM; TIOGA, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KRRV-FM (100.3 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KZMZ (96.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBCE (102.3 FM; BOYCE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KVDP (89.1 FM; DRY PRONG, LA; Owner: DRY PRONG EDUC B/C FOUNDATION)
  • KKST (98.7 FM; OAKDALE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOUZ (89.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KEDG (106.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHFX (105.5 FM; BALL, LA; Owner: CAJUN COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KCIJ (106.5 FM; ATLANTA, LA; Owner: NORTH FACE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K288ER (105.5 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFAD (93.9 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: FM BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAPM (91.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Colfax:

  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
  • KLPA-TV (Channel 25; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KALB-TV (Channel 5; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K60GE (Channel 60; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K02PO (Channel 2; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K36DS (Channel 36; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • K16DK (Channel 16; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K23DZ (Channel 23; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K38EG (Channel 38; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K55GT (Channel 55; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K21EL (Channel 21; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K43EI (Channel 43; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57GK (Channel 57; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FA (Channel 53; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: ESTATE OF VIOLA WEBER)
  • K47DW (Channel 47; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT B/CING. OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • K64FT (Channel 64; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Colfax fatal accident list:

Dec 22, 2012 11:48 AM, Sr-492, Lat: 31.486050, Lon: -92.673711, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 2004 09:35 PM, Forenzie Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
May 14, 1994 01:20 PM, North St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 1984 04:40 PM, Us71, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 2
Sep 26, 1978 04:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 1977 00:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 55.0mTotal length
  • $1,029,000Total costs
  • 10,250Total average daily traffic
  • 1,938Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,064Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Colfax, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colfax, LA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • On State Hwy 8 2.7 Mi E (Lat: 31.522944 Lon: -92.654583), Call Sign: WXB978, Licensee ID: L00009917,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.3200 MHz, 47.3800 MHz, 47.4000 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/1998, Expiration Date: 04/07/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2002, Registrant: State Of Louisiana, 7686 Tom Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70806, Phone: (504) 925-5719
  • Call Sign: KFT884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.195 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2005, Expiration Date: 07/27/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2015, Certifier: Wayne G Faraldo, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Parish Courthouse (Lat: 31.533500 Lon: -92.708472), Call Sign: KKA818, Licensee ID: L00062275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.3800 MHz, 39.5000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/13/1999, Expiration Date: 10/18/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2004, Registrant: Grant, Parish Of, Colfax, LA 71417, Phone: (318) 627-3261
  • Hwy 158 Approx .8 Km N (Lat: 31.531556 Lon: -92.717917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 72 m, Call Sign: KKC690, Licensee ID: L00003547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9800 MHz, 48.0400 MHz, 48.4000 MHz, 47.8400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2009, Certifier: Mark H Segura, Registrant: Cleco Power, LLC, 2030 Donahue Ferry Road, Pineville, LA 71360, Phone: (318) 484-7400
  • 401 8th St (Lat: 31.518083 Lon: -92.706694), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQCE951,
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.995 MHz, Grant Date: 02/17/2005, Expiration Date: 02/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2015, Certifier: Wallace Liner, Registrant: Kay Radio & Electronics Inc, 3305 Fern St, Alexandria, LA 71302, Phone: (318) 442-7170, Fax: (318) 442-5879

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Colfax, 1.4 Miles Ssw Of The Intersection Of Us-71 & State (Lat: 31.531667 Lon: -92.718056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WQCY457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 04/30/2015, Expiration Date: 06/22/2025, Certifier: Troy West, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • BAGDAD, 10763 Highway 71 (Lat: 31.467528 Lon: -92.593833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89 m, Call Sign: WQSY594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2016, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • COLFAX, 1.4 Miles Ssw Of The Intersection Of Us-71 & State (Lat: 31.531667 Lon: -92.718056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WQXL502,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2016, Expiration Date: 04/07/2026, Certifier: Neka Hicks, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • STATION, On La Hwy 158 Approx 1/2 Mi N Of (Lat: 31.531556 Lon: -92.717917), Overall height: 69.5 m, Call Sign: WEF903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/1999, Expiration Date: 05/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2009, Certifier: Mark H Segura, Registrant: Cleco Support Group LLC, 403 Wavell Street, Bunkie, LA 71322, Phone: (318) 346-5602, Fax: (318) 346-5650, Email:
  • Colfax, 432 Highway 158 (Lat: 31.531556 Lon: -92.717917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WIA469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Michael Masa, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD4RXN, Licensee ID: L00613554, Grant Date: 07/31/2012, Expiration Date: 10/06/2022, Certifier: Craig S Danielson, Registrant: Craig S Danielson, 838 Iatt Dam Rd, Colfax, LA 71417
  • Call Sign: KK5LE, Licensee ID: L00568731, Grant Date: 12/04/2017, Expiration Date: 11/18/2027, Certifier: Ralph E Vaughn, Registrant: Ralph E Vaughn, 605 Claudes Rd, Colfax, LA 71417
  • Call Sign: WA5IMF, Licensee ID: L01187659, Grant Date: 10/13/2016, Expiration Date: 11/27/2026, Certifier: David H Skinner, Registrant: David H Skinner, 153 Gaut Skin Ln, Colfax, LA 71417
  • Call Sign: KD5KDA, Licensee ID: L00236112, Grant Date: 03/02/2010, Expiration Date: 05/05/2020, Certifier: Donald J Lemoine, Registrant: Donald J Lemoine, 6587 Hwy 71, Colfax, LA 71417
  • Call Sign: KD5NEO, Licensee ID: L00326871, Grant Date: 02/20/2001, Expiration Date: 02/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2001, Certifier: David G Maskell, Registrant: David G Maskell, 716 Morris Ln, Colfax, LA 71417


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Colfax)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 22 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Colfax, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.6%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colfax, LA
    • 5446.6%Structure Fires
    • 3631.0%Outside Fires
    • 1815.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 86.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colfax, LA
Most common first names in Colfax, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3673.0 years
Robert3572.1 years
Mary3378.5 years
John3373.6 years
Willie2673.8 years
Henry2278.3 years
William2075.8 years
Thomas1971.3 years
Charles1864.1 years
Rosa1880.7 years
Most common last names in Colfax, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4674.7 years
Jones3274.7 years
Smith2977.4 years
White2877.7 years
Johnson2878.6 years
Chelette2672.4 years
Futrell2574.6 years
Jackson2072.3 years
Swafford2075.8 years
Fredieu1975.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colfax, LA
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 38.8%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colfax, LA
  • 73.2%Electricity
  • 26.8%Utility gas


Colfax compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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