Colfax McLean County, Illinois

Colfax: Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States

About

Colfax is a village located in the county of McLean in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,061 and a population density of 1,929 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,009 inhabitants.

The village was created 142 years ago in 1879.

Colfax Quick Facts

Population : 1,009 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McLean County
Postal code : 61728
Plate code : 309
Area : 0.55 km2
Altitude : 2,487 feet / 758 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1880 (142 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:31:52 (27th May 2022)
Density : 1,835 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.15% (2010-2020)

Geography

Colfax is located at 40°34'1"N 88°36'59"W (40.5669800, -88.6164500).

Colfax map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Colfax decreased by 5.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,061 - census
2011 1,058 -0.28% estimation process
2012 1,059 0.09% estimation process
2013 1,067 0.75% estimation process
2014 1,053 -1.33% estimation process
2015 1,043 -0.96% estimation process
2016 1,036 -0.68% estimation process
2017 1,028 -0.78% estimation process
2018 1,022 -0.59% estimation process
2019 1,013 -0.89% estimation process
2020 1,009 -0.4% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,306
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,149
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,647
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,187
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 32.2%
People over 65 (%) : 7.4%
Female persons, % : 47.9%
White only, percent : 43.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.7%
Asians alone % : 3.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 90.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 5.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 142
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 32.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%

Colfax zip code is 61728. County name: McLean, County fips: 17113

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $356,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,712
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $450
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,190
2015-2019 Households : 2,077
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 4.03
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 75.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,262
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,109
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 21,256
2012 total retail sales per capita : $2,541
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,527
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,560
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 477
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 235
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 173
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 355
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 73
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 440
2010 population per square mile : 4,260.9
2010 land area in square miles : 1.92
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 37.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $121,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,124
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $385
2015-2019 median gross rent : $780
2015-2019 Households : 21,153
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 61.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 199,040
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 739,069
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,117,303
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,314,119
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,816
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,595
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,559
Percentage of people living in poverty : 32.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,880
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,541
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,698
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,527
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,881
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 573
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,764
2010 population per square mile : 1,521.7
2010 land area in square miles : 35.83

Schools in Colfax

College & universities near Colfax, IL

Code Name City ZIP
457545 Paul Mitchell the School-Normal Normal (IL) 61761
145813 Illinois State University Normal (IL) 61790-1000
367051 Hairmasters Institute of Cosmetology Bloomington (IL) 61701
145646 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington (IL) 61702-2900
384342 Heartland Community College Normal (IL) 61761-9446

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Colfax, IL

Code Name Address Type
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Colfax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Colfax Post Office Colfax (IL) 61728

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Other cities in McLean County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McLean County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Bloomington 77,132 City in Illinois, United States
Normal 54,451 Town in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Empire 4,024 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Le Roy 3,498 City in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Heyworth 2,869 Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States of America
Lexington 2,020 City in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Hudson 1,810 Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Chenoa 1,717 City in Illinois
Gridley 1,392 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Danvers 1,093 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Downs 949 Village in Illinois, USA
McLean 790 Village in McLean County, Illinois, United States
Saybrook 679 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Carlock 558 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Towanda 517 Township in McLean County, Illinois
Stanford 507 Human settlement in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Colfax distances to largest Illinois cities