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Colfax, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,024 (it was $68,500 in 2000)
Colfax:

$89,024
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,339 - $131,411
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1956

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,122

Size of family households: 232 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 138 4-persons, 57 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 228 1-person, 11 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

458 married couples with children.
113 single-parent households (40 men, 73 women).

94.9% of residents of Colfax speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 7 (0.3%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Colfax, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 2102 bedrooms
  • 3063 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colfax, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 301 bedroom
  • 932 bedrooms
  • 363 bedrooms
  • 284 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Colfax in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 40no vehicle
  • 1651 vehicle
  • 2122 vehicles
  • 1733 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Colfax in renter-occupied apartments

  • 17no vehicle
  • 721 vehicle
  • 552 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colfax, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 764 rooms
  • 1775 rooms
  • 1376 rooms
  • 1197 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 549+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colfax, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 574 rooms
  • 505 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 97 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 69+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Colfax, IA household income distribution

  • Colfax, IA household income distribution
  • 40Less than $10,000
  • 64$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 67$20,000 to $24,999
  • 59$25,000 to $29,999
  • 73$30,000 to $34,999
  • 32$35,000 to $39,999
  • 63$40,000 to $44,999
  • 61$45,000 to $49,999
  • 112$50,000 to $59,999
  • 72$60,000 to $74,999
  • 90$75,000 to $99,999
  • 19$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Colfax, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Colfax, IA
  • 80Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 28$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 27$40,000 to $49,999
  • 19$50,000 to $59,999
  • 45$60,000 to $69,999
  • 32$70,000 to $79,999
  • 79$80,000 to $89,999
  • 48$90,000 to $99,999
  • 86$100,000 to $124,999
  • 57$125,000 to $149,999
  • 69$150,000 to $174,999
  • 19$175,000 to $199,999
  • 13$200,000 to $249,999
  • 8$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Colfax, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Colfax, IA
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 10$250 to $299
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 5$400 to $449
  • 19$450 to $499
  • 14$500 to $549
  • 22$550 to $599
  • 22$600 to $649
  • 10$650 to $699
  • 5$1,000 to $1,249

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 71990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 0Before 1965
Colfax commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 119
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 105
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 62
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 91
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 185
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 75
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 175
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 55
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 64
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 70
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 22
  • 90 or more minutes: 24
Colfax, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 47.2%
Number of people working at home: 45 (4.1% of all workers)

Colfax mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 792 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 165 (15%)
  • Walked: 78 (7%)
  • Other means: 12 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 45 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 399
 United States or American: 208
 English: 181
 Irish: 162
 Dutch: 120
 Other groups: 113
 Scottish: 58
 Norwegian: 53
 Swedish: 48
 Welsh: 44
 Scotch-Irish: 36
 French (except Basque): 33
 Polish: 21
 Yugoslavian: 18
 European: 15
 Danish: 12
 Croatian: 11
 Eastern European: 8
 Canadian: 7
 Russian: 6
 Scandinavian: 6
 British: 5
 Italian: 5
 French Canadian: 4
 Czech: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 100%Canada

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

56% of Colfax residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 26
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 332
  • Less than 1 year of college: 69
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 71
  • Associate degree: 29
  • Bachelor's degree: 69
  • Master's degree: 7
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 29
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 22
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 373
  • Less than 1 year of college: 65
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 89
  • Associate degree: 27
  • Bachelor's degree: 53
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 3.1%Females
Colfax marital status for males
Colfax marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,011

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Colfax:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 89.0%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 78.0%Utility gas
  • 17.3%Electricity
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

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

0.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

6.0%
Iowa:

25.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)