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City: Colfax, LA (1.02%)
County: Grant Parish, LA

Estimated zip code population in 2011: 4,762
Zip code population in 2010: 4,932
Zip code population in 2000: 5,189




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Houses and condos: 2,250
Renter-occupied apartments: 450
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in zip code 71417: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 138.9 sq. mi.
Water area: 8.5 sq. mi.
Population density: 34 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2011:
This zip code:

0.3% ($199)
Louisiana:

0.4% ($621)

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $217 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.3%)

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Males: 2,454  (51.5%)
Females: 2,308  (48.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 71417:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 71417:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

Zip code 71417 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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Estimated median house/condo value in 2011: $76,400
71417:

$76,400
Louisiana:

$139,400



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in 71417 zip code as of April 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in zip code 71417 to the number of sex offenders is 389 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.0 years
Louisiana median age:

35.9 years

Average household size:
This zip code:

2.6 people
Louisiana:

2.6 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 71417, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,201 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,201
State:

$39,411

Salary/wage: $25,440 (reported on 88.1% of returns)
Here:

$25,440
State:

$34,434
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 98.8% for AGIs below $10k, 79.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 84.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 81.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,077 (reported on 25.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,077
Louisiana:

$1,606
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,385 (reported on 9.7% of returns)
Here:

$1,385
State:

$3,235
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$2,667 (reported on 7.6% of returns)
Here:

+$2,667
State:

+$8,531
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,833 (reported on 12.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,833
State:

+$9,128
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.4% for AGIs below $10k, 3.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.8% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,750 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
71417:

$1,750
Louisiana:

$3,055

Total itemized deductions: $16,511 (26% of AGI, reported on 11.7% of returns)
Here:

$16,511
State:

$18,222

Here:

25.5% of AGI
State:

20.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 9.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $4,076 (6% of AGI, reported on 8.9% of returns)
Here:

$4,076
State:

$4,190

Here:

5.9% of AGI
State:

4.4% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,594 (reported on 59.6% of returns)
71417:

$3,594
State:

$6,529
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.0% for AGIs below $10k, 2.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 16.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $2,188 (reported on 36.6% of returns)
Here:

$2,188
State:

$2,103

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.9%
Here:

59%
State:

61%
(% for various income ranges: 51.3% for AGIs below $10k, 64.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 56.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 56.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 70.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.4% for AGIs over 100k)


Estimated median household income in 2011:
This zip code:

$32,036
Louisiana:

$41,734

Colfax, LA (71417) map

Nearest zip codes: 71423, 71407, 71447, 71409, 71303, 71416.

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

47.7%
Louisiana:

51.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

4.0%
Louisiana:

5.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 439
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,340


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 126 (52 now married, 74 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 993 (382 now married, 611 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 71417 with a mortgage: 526 (52 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 803

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,009
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $264

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

23.4%
Whole state:

20.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2011:
This zip code:

17.2%
Whole state:

11.0%

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.4


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Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages:

Notable locations in zip code 71417: Harrison Camp (A), Colfax Fire Department (B), Hudson Creek Volunteer Fire Department District 6 (C), Grant Parish Fire District 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in zip code 71417 include: Union Church (A), Walnut Grove Church (B), Big Mount Zion Baptist Church (C), Mount Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church (D), Faranzie Baptist Church (E), Bethel Church (F), Bethlehem Church (G), Calvary Church (H), Israelite Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bynum Cemetery (1), Corbett Cemetery (2), Saint Aloysius Cemetery (3), Cruikshank Cemetery (4), Parsonage Cemetery (5), Union Cemetery (6), Anthony Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Parley Black Lake (A), Magnolia Lake (B), Lake Iatt (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Darrow (A), Dry Branch (B), Cold Branch (C), Camp Creek (D), Cress Creek (E), Cholera Branch (F), Chandler Creek (G), Bonaparte Creek (H), LaPet Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 101
  • 2000 to 2004: 143
  • 1990 to 1999: 308
  • 1980 to 1989: 362
  • 1970 to 1979: 440
  • 1960 to 1969: 351
  • 1950 to 1959: 245
  • 1940 to 1949: 148
  • 1939 or earlier: 152


Zip code 71417 satellite photo by USGS

Bedrooms in houses/apartments in 71417
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 20
  • 2 bedrooms: 390
  • 3 bedrooms: 770
  • 4 bedrooms: 142
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 44
  • 2 bedrooms: 226
  • 3 bedrooms: 168
  • 4 bedrooms: 7
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in 71417 in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 96
  • 1 vehicle: 457
  • 2 vehicles: 511
  • 3 vehicles: 228
  • 4 vehicles: 32
  • 5+ vehicles: 5
  • no vehicle: 125
  • 1 vehicle: 212
  • 2 vehicles: 79
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 0


Estimated household income distribution in 2009:

Zip code 71417 household income distribution in 2009

Zip code 71417 house/condo values in 2011

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2011 in zip code 71417:

  • Less than $10,000: 24
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 29
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 71
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 66
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 66
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 49
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 36
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 53
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 100
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 102
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 107
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 119
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 47
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 66
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 55
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 101
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 106
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 54
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 54
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 10
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 5
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 9

 



71417 rent paid by renters

Rent paid by renters in 2011 in zip code 71417:

  • Less than $100: 38
  • $100 to $149: 50
  • $150 to $199: 15
  • $200 to $249: 8
  • $250 to $299: 24
  • $300 to $349: 76
  • $350 to $399: 33
  • $400 to $449: 4
  • $450 to $499: 39
  • $500 to $549: 13
  • $550 to $599: 28
  • $700 to $749: 6
  • No cash rent: 116
 


Median gross rent in 2011: $494.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2011 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $86,870
  • Black or African American householders: $70,019
  • Asian householders: $61,349
  • Two or more races householders: $184,047

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $76,400
71417:

$76,400
Louisiana:

$139,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,800 - $151,700

Mean price in 2011:

Detached houses: $117,247
Here:

$117,247
State:

$179,842

Mobile homes: $60,108
Here:

$60,108
State:

$55,892

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,678
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 28
  • 3 or 4: 13
  • 5 to 9: 38
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 to 49: 9
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 466

Unemployment: 11.9%
71417 zip code mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,643 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 110 (6%)
  • Motorcycle: 25 (1%)
  • Walked: 30 (2%)
  • Other means: 14 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 10 (1%)
 

71417 zip code travel time to work (commute)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 83
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 218
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 214
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 221
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 211
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 144
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 359
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 91
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 55
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 133
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 33
  • 90 or more minutes: 60
 

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 42.5%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,597
  • In family households: 3,890 (535 male householders, 594 female householders)
    680 spouses, 1,419 children (1,332 natural, 11 adopted, 77 stepchildren), 289 grandchildren, 121 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 148 other relatives, 86 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 707 (388 male householders (365 living alone)), 262 female householders (241 living alone)), 57 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 165 (134 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 550 2-persons, 313 3-persons, 191 4-persons, 40 5-persons, 35 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 606 1-person, 42 2-persons, 2 3-persons

391 married couples with children.
454 single-parent households (15 men, 439 women).

97.0% of residents of 71417 zip code speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% very well, 3% well, 11% not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 40 (0.8%)
(70.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

3.8%

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

  • Philippines (38%)
  • Germany (23%)
  • Kenya (23%)
  • Brazil (13%)
  • Panama (5%)

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2000 or later: 9
  • 1990 to 1999: 3
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • Before 1980: 25

Races in zip code 71417:

White population: 3,088
Black population: 1,664
American Indian population: 34
Asian population: 5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population: 0
Some other race population: 2
Two or more races population: 81
Hispanic or Latino population: 58

Most common first ancestries reported in 71417 (%):



  • Other groups (43%)
  • American (16%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • French (except Basque) (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • English (2%)
  • Italian (2%)


Zip code 71417 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • RICHARDSON DR. (END OF RICHARDSON DR. in COLFAX, LA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-06-1999-0632, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: COLFAX, TOWN OF, COLFAX, TOWN OF WWTP, TOWN OF COLFAX
  • GRANT MEDICAL CLINIC (340 WEBB SMITH DR in COLFAX, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: RAPIDES GENERAL HOSP (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FITZ AUTO & TRUCK SVC (400 8TH ST in COLFAX, LA)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: JAMES R FITZHUGH (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • 106 BED JAIL FACILITY (RICHARDSON DR in COLFAX, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Alternative names: KCS CONSTRUCTION CO INC
  • GRANT PARISH POLICE JURY (WALKER FERRY ROAD in COLFAX, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
  • GRANT PH SCHOOL BOARD (PO BOX 208 in COLFAX, LA)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: GRANT PH SCHOOL BOA-SOUTH GRAN
  • R & R OIL CO (GILLETE RD OFF HWY 71 N in COLFAX, LA)
    TRANSPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: UNKNOWN (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FUTRELL CHEVROLET INC (10 2ND ST in COLFAX, LA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: THOMAS L FUTRELL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • FITZ AUTO & TRUCK SVC (711 MAIN ST in COLFAX, LA)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business NAICS classification: GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR.
    Organizations: JAMES & CAROLE FITZHUGH (CONTACT/OWNER)


Zip code 71417 marital status for males
Zip code 71417 marital status for females


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 8.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 8.4%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (4%)

Population in 1990: 5,520. Population change in the 1990s: -331 (-6.0%).

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

  • This state: 4,149
  • Northeast: 49
  • Midwest: 96
  • South: 326
  • West: 88

65% of the 71417 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Louisiana.

92% of the 71417 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 4% moved from different state.

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

2.9%
Louisiana:

16.8%

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

0.0%
Louisiana:

17.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Louisiana:

16.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Class of Workers (%)


Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)

  • Production occupations: 40,530
  • Management occupations: 39,583
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations: 34,850
  • Community and social service occupations: 31,875
  • Business and financial operations occupations: 31,395
  • Transportation occupations: 30,833

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Wholesale Trade: Women's, Children's, and Infants' Clothing and Accessories Merchant Wholesalers (100-249 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (5-9: 1, 1-4: 6)
  • Wholesale Trade: General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Insurance Agencies and Brokerages (5-9: 1, 1-4: 2)

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 (Noninst.)




People in group quarters:

  • 104 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fatal accident statistics in 2011:

  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Fatal accident statistics in 2010:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0


Most common first names in zip code 71417 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 zip code 71417 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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