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Colfax County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2017: 10,762 (59% urban, 41% rural); it was 10,441 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,392
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,294
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,776
Renter-occupied apartments: 932 (it was 906 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 413 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Colfax County: 74.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (52.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 47%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Colfax County, NE (2017)
    • 5,44752.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,03248.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2912.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 780.7%Two or more races
    • 650.6%Asian alone
    • 90.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years
Males: 5,618  (52.2%)
Females: 5,144  (47.8%)
Average household size:
Colfax County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,066 ($35,849 in 1999)
This county:

$58,066
Nebraska:

$59,970

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $472 (lower quartile is $352, upper quartile is $557)
This county:

$472
State:

$657


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $103,174 (it was $60,100 in 2000)
Colfax:

$103,174
Nebraska:

$155,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,274 - $159,596

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $130,263
Here:

$130,263
State:

$190,034

Townhouses or other attached units: $141,200
Here:

$141,200
State:

$194,932

Mobile homes: $36,510
Here:

$36,510
State:

$81,421

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,037
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $437

Institutionalized population: 100

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 46
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $133,600
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $239,000
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $214,800
  • 2016: 20 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $249,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Colfax, NE residents
Average permit cost in Colfax, NE
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,649 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,404 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Colfax, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Colfax, NE in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Colfax, NE in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
Colfax County:

7.4%
Nebraska:

10.8%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 8.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.6% for other race residents, 3.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.9 years old
(Males: 34.0 years old, Females: 33.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.4 years old, Black residents: 30.5 years old, American Indian residents: 11.7 years old, Asian residents: 25.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.3 years old, Other race residents: 20.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Colfax County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Schuyler, Clarkson, Howells, Leigh, Rogers, Richland.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Colfax County: Hawkins South Ranch (A), A Walz Ranch (B), Anderberg Ranch (C), Lyle Kramer Ranch (D), Beeken Ranch (E), Beekin Ranch (F), Beekins Ranch (G), Bucktail Ranch (H), Cerny Ranch (I), Cocklebur Windmill (J), Cross Ranch (K), Powers Ranch (L), Dale Corfield Ranch (M), Dancer Ranch (N), Dean Simpson Ranch (O), Tillingbast Ranch (P), East Ranch (Q), Enfield Ranch (R), Erie Corfield Ranch (S), Eymann Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Colfax County: Center Valley Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: K C Lake (A), Mechoglan Lake (B), Jensen Lake (C), Bean Soup Lake (D), Tilley Lake (E), Hulbert Lake (F), Soehls Lake (G), Frye Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: DeKalb County, Illinois , LaGrange County, Indiana , Siskiyou County, California , Monroe County, Michigan , Polk County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Nebraska:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in Colfax, NE
County total employment by year in Colfax, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Colfax, NE

Current college students: 296
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 71.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,301 (22.3% naturalized citizens)

Colfax County:

30.7%
Whole state:

7.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0552010 or later
  • 1,2632000 to 2009
  • 8211990 to 1999
  • 5151980 to 1989
  • 701970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.2%

Colfax County marital status for males Colfax County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,397
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 163
  • 5 to 9: 145
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 20 or more: 64
  • Mobile homes: 348

Housing units in Colfax County with a mortgage: 1,205 (28 second mortgage, 37 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,349

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Colfax County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,4575
Mainline Protestant1,2146
Evangelical Protestant6374
Other-1
None4,207-
Colfax County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Colfax County:

6.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Colfax County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

10.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Colfax County:

7.9%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Colfax County:

28.0%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

24.2%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Colfax County:

Average size of farms: 415 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $287,946
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $194.46
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $271,798
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 81.21%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,938
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 32.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.47%
Corn for grain: 96470 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 135 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 73803 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Colfax County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 8291075.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Colfax County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Nebraska state average. It is 68% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.9 miles away from Colfax County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 218.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 715.5 miles away from Colfax County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Ice Jams, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 06, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1902: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1902, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Flooding, Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 23, 1993 to August 05, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-998: July 19, 1993, FEMA Id: 998, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Ice Jams, Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 1993 to March 21, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-983: April 02, 1993, FEMA Id: 983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Nebraska Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 10, 1991 to June 15, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-908: May 28, 1991, FEMA Id: 908, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: June 10, 1990 to July 30, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-873: July 04, 1990, FEMA Id: 873, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 11, 1984 to June 22, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-716: July 03, 1984, FEMA Id: 716, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Colfax County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Colfax

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,383 (65.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,049 (20.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 154 (3.0%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 205 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 375 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (38%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (44%)
  • Guatemala (32%)
  • Cuba (6%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Somalia (4%)
  • Peru (3%)
  • Sudan (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Colfax County


  • Czech (15%)
  • German (12%)
  • Somali (3%)
  • American (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Sudanese (1%)
  • Danish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Colfax County, Nebraska in 2000:

  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,455.

6.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.42% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($23,165 average AGI)
2.39% relocated from other states ($9,982 average AGI)
Colfax County:

2.39%
Nebraska average:

2.81%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Platte County, NE  1.39% ($34,931 average AGI)
from Dodge County, NE  0.53% ($39,909)


8.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.93%
Nebraska average:

6.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.54% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($28,380 average AGI)
2.38% relocated to other states ($9,581 average AGI)
Colfax County:

2.38%
Nebraska average:

2.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Platte County, NE  2.62% ($39,902 average AGI)
to Douglas County, NE  0.75% ($45,094)
to Dodge County, NE  0.65% ($33,429)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.58% ($35,880)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.2

Births per 1000 population in Colfax County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Colfax County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Colfax County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Colfax County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Colfax County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colfax County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colfax County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colfax County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Colfax County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,487 (1,396 aged, 91 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 331 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Colfax County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Congestive heart failure (70)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (69)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (66)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (58)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (57)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (56)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (53)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (44)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (39)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (36)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.53
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,982
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 143
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,080

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,610
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,083
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,762
  • In family households: 9,195 (1,547 male householders, 1,019 female householders)
    2,113 spouses, 3,388 children (3,120 natural, 137 adopted, 131 stepchildren), 110 grandchildren, 241 brothers or sisters, 88 parents, 245 other relatives, 467 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,471 (678 male householders (472 living alone)), 471 female householders (454 living alone)), 327 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 94

Size of family households: 1,005 2-persons, 527 3-persons, 504 4-persons, 201 5-persons, 220 6-persons, 110 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 925 1-person, 164 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 25 7-or-more-persons.

2,011 married couples with children.
742 single-parent households (250 men, 492 women).

56.7% of residents of Colfax speak English at home.
40.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 22% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (12% speak English very well, 64% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (36% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $59,198,000 ($5,639 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $269,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,296,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,343,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,393,000
Federal grants: $7,823,000
Federal procurement contracts: $500,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,842,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $695,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,404,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,928,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,009
Here:

97 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 498
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +456
Here:

+44 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -957
Here -92 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Colfax County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.71 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • 2292014 or later
  • 402010 to 2013
  • 2642000 to 2009
  • 5801990 to 1999
  • 2061980 to 1989
  • 7911970 to 1979
  • 3041960 to 1969
  • 3581950 to 1959
  • 3021940 to 1949
  • 1,2331939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Colfax County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • 21 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 2554 rooms
  • 3565 rooms
  • 5216 rooms
  • 3487 rooms
  • 3738 rooms
  • 6479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • 151 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 2243 rooms
  • 2474 rooms
  • 3225 rooms
  • 756 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Colfax County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • 2no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 5102 bedrooms
  • 1,0643 bedrooms
  • 6864 bedrooms
  • 2575+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colfax County, Nebraska
  • 15no bedroom
  • 2391 bedroom
  • 3022 bedrooms
  • 5133 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Colfax County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Colfax County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colfax County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 58no vehicle
  • 4591 vehicle
  • 1,0182 vehicles
  • 5353 vehicles
  • 3604 vehicles
  • 1275+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Colfax County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colfax County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 168no vehicle
  • 3851 vehicle
  • 2202 vehicles
  • 2763 vehicles
  • 704 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles

87.8% of Colfax County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Nebraska.

Colfax County:

87.8%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,621
  • Other state: 906
  • Northeast: 38
  • Midwest: 403
  • South: 193
  • West: 269
Year householders moved into unit in Colfax County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colfax County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 28.0%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.4%Electricity
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 36
Here:

2.8%
Nebraska:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

12.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

9.3%
Nebraska:

21.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Colfax County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $439,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,274,000
    General - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $698,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    General Public Buildings: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $84,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,685,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,771,000
    General Local Government Support: $506,000
    Other: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,469,000
    Death and Gift: $466,000
    Other License: $38,000

Colfax County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $439,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,274,000
    General - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $698,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    General Public Buildings: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $84,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,685,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,771,000
    General Local Government Support: $506,000
    Other: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,469,000
    Death and Gift: $466,000
    Other License: $38,000

Colfax County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $439,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,274,000
    General - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $698,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    General Public Buildings: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $84,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,685,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,771,000
    General Local Government Support: $506,000
    Other: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,469,000
    Death and Gift: $466,000
    Other License: $38,000

Colfax County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $439,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,274,000
    General - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $698,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    Financial Administration: $343,000
    Correctional Institutions: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $227,000
    General Public Buildings: $220,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $116,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $84,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $14,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $65,000
    Interest Earnings: $27,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,685,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,771,000
    General Local Government Support: $506,000
    Other: $54,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,469,000
    Death and Gift: $466,000
    Other License: $38,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 70
  • Number of aged recipients: 13
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 57
  • Number of recipients under 18: 10
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 42
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 18
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 29
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 36
Most common first names in Colfax County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph13480.7 years
Frank13182.1 years
Anna12785.7 years
Mary11384.6 years
John11278.8 years
Edward7378.2 years
William7375.7 years
James7077.8 years
Emma7086.8 years
Helen5983.7 years
Most common last names in Colfax County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sindelar3478.1 years
Kucera3382.1 years
Novotny3283.6 years
Loseke2981.1 years
Cech2980.2 years
Jedlicka2884.7 years
Novak2780.8 years
Molacek2679.6 years
Brabec2575.7 years
Dvorak2482.2 years
Businesses in Colfax County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jimmy John's1True Value1