Colfax, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 1,519 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.4%
 
Males: 728  (47.9%)
Females: 791  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71417.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,374 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Colfax:

$23,374
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,512 (it was $10,155 in 2000)

Colfax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,514 (it was $38,000 in 2000)
Colfax:

$61,514
LA:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $73,830; Detached houses: $90,073; Mobile homes: $27,524

Median gross rent in 2013: $476.

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  • Races in Colfax, LA (2010)

    Colfax races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Colfax: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (12.9%), Irish (5.4%), English (3.5%), French (2.8%), Subsaharan African (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 1,018 people per square mile   (low).

Colfax,LA real estate house value index trend

Colfax, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Colfax:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colfax town:

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 34.9%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Louisiana:

3.9%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Colfax, Louisiana as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Colfax to the number of sex offenders is 90 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $189 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $204 (0.4%)

Colfax satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.52 N, Longitude: 92.71 W

Area code: 318

Colfax household income distribution Colfax home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -133 (-7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (57%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Colfax, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Colfax 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 the city 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 the city 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 Colfax 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 the city 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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 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

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

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)

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 68.4. This is about average.

City:

68.4
U.S.:

74.2

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.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.5%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.2% for Black residents, 90.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)
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

Colfax, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Colfax compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colfax town (based on Grant Parish data)

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
Grant Parish:

2.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant Parish:

29.0%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

13.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$3,242$38,9046$2,950
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$800
Police Protection - Officers 4$8,405$25,2150$0
Streets and Highways 5$6,931$16,6340$0
Solid Waste Management 2$2,613$15,6780$0
Sewerage 1$1,980$23,7600$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$14,110$33,8641$425
Water Supply 2$3,419$20,5140$0
Gas Supply 2$5,155$30,9300$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,066$24,3960$0
Totals for Government 24$49,921$24,9618$4,175

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $360,000 ($237.00)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $404,000 ($265.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $328,000 ($215.93)
    Water Utilities: $256,000 ($168.53)
    Financial Administration: $237,000 ($156.02)
    Sewerage: $164,000 ($107.97)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($57.27)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($56.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($21.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $44,000 ($28.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $11,000 ($7.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $453,000 ($298.22)

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

  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $117,000 ($77.02)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($60.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $70,000 ($46.08)
    All Other: $10,000 ($6.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $565,000 ($371.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($4.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.97)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($1.32)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $435,000 ($286.37)
    Water Utilities: $205,000 ($134.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $25,000 ($16.46)
    All Other: $13,000 ($8.56)
    Highways: $4,000 ($2.63)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $231,000 ($152.07)
    NEC: $89,000 ($58.59)
    Property: $51,000 ($33.57)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($3.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $414,000 ($272.55)

8.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rapides Parish, LA  4.89% ($30,039 average AGI)
from Winn Parish, LA  0.26% ($31,167)
from Natchitoches Parish, LA  0.19% ($26,769)


9.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rapides Parish, LA  4.91% ($33,377 average AGI)
to Avoyelles Parish, LA  0.25% ($30,118)
to La Salle Parish, LA  0.23% ($28,813)

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: 31.48605, Lon: -92.67371, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 2004 09:35 PM, Forenzie Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken 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, Drunken 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
Jan 5, 1976 01:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • 6,650Total average daily traffic
  • 1,640Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,172Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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, 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: 47.8400 MHz, 47.9800 MHz, 48.0400 MHz, 48.4000 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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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
    Grant Date: 06/22/2005, Expiration Date: 06/22/2015, Certifier: Troy West
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2204, Fax: (703) 276-1169, 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
    Grant Date: 09/30/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Michael Masa
    Registrant: Cleco Power LLC, 403 Wavell St, Bunkie, LA 71322, Phone: (318) 346-5615, Fax: (318) 346-5650, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • 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: 11/05/2007, Expiration Date: 11/18/2017, Certifier: Ralph E Vaughn
    Registrant: Ralph E Vaughn, 605 Claudes Rd, Colfax, LA 71417
  • Call Sign: WA5IMF, Licensee ID: L01187659
    Grant Date: 08/30/2006, Expiration Date: 11/27/2016, 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
  • Call Sign: KE5ABX, Licensee ID: L00801543
    Grant Date: 01/21/2004, Expiration Date: 01/21/2014, Certifier: Marion H Lamm
    Registrant: Marion H Lamm, 730 Hwy 1241, Colfax, LA 71417
  • Call Sign: KE5FIA, Licensee ID: L01034932
    Grant Date: 06/27/2005, Expiration Date: 06/27/2015, Certifier: Stephanie R Vaughn
    Registrant: Stephanie R Vaughn, 605 Claudes Road, Colfax, LA 71417


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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
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