Colfax Grant Parish, Louisiana

Colfax: Parish seat in Louisiana, United States.

About

Colfax is a city located in the county of Grant Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,558 and a population density of 401 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,431 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Colfax Quick Facts

Population : 1,431 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Grant Parish
Postal code : 71417
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 3.88 km2
Altitude : 98 feet / 30 meters
Capital city : Colfax is capital of Grant Parish
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:14:17 (28th May 2022)
Density : 369 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.87% (2010-2020)
Colfax locator map
Location of Colfax on Louisiana map.
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Colfax LA City Hall IMG 2383
Colfax  LA  City Hall IMG 2383 image

Geography

Colfax is located at 31°31'9"N 92°42'25"W (31.5190600, -92.7068200).

Colfax map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Colfax decreased by 8.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,558 - census
2011 1,544 -0.91% estimation process
2012 1,537 -0.46% estimation process
2013 1,521 -1.05% estimation process
2014 1,517 -0.26% estimation process
2015 1,503 -0.93% estimation process
2016 1,492 -0.74% estimation process
2017 1,479 -0.88% estimation process
2018 1,477 -0.14% estimation process
2019 1,464 -0.89% estimation process
2020 1,431 -2.31% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,179
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 14,018
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 13,889
April 1, 2010 Population : 14,018
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 33.1%
People over 65 (%) : 13.2%
Female persons, % : 50.3%
White only, percent : 98.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 94.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 4.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 408
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 24.5%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,544

Colfax zip code is 71417. County name: Grant, County fips: 22043

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 6,544
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $77,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $995
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $345
2015-2019 median gross rent : $520
Permits for construction, 2020 : NA
2015-2019 Households : 4,503
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 58.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 61.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 29.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.0%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,109
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 75,681
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,296
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,952
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,169
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.1%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 137
2019 total employment : 1,419
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 46,077
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -11.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,452
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,964
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,003
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 818
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,680
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 235
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 181
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,738
2010 population per square mile : 14.0
2010 land area in square miles : 998.41

People born in Colfax (8)

People born in Colfax, including composer and performing musician Terry Riley, musician Savannah Churchill, basketball player Terry Sykes, .

List

  • Allison Kolb (American state auditor) he was born in 01/11/1915
  • Pap Dean (American cartoonist, writer) he was born in 25/08/1915
  • Rene J. Bienvenu (American scientist) he was born in 19/03/1923
  • Wyatt Luther Nugent (American sheriff) he was born in 30/10/1891
  • W. T. McCain (American politician) he was born in 19/10/1913

Schools in Colfax

College & universities near Colfax, LA

Code Name City ZIP
158088 Central Louisiana Technical Community College Alexandria (LA) 71301

Post offices near Colfax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Colfax Post Office Colfax (LA) 71417

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  • Colfax , Iowa city in Jasper County, Iowa with a population of 2,050 people.
  • Colfax , California city in California, USA with a population of 2,009 people.
  • Colfax , Michigan township in Oceana County, Michigan with a population of 1,328 people.
  • Colfax , Wisconsin village in Dunn County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,244 people.
  • Colfax , Illinois village in McLean County, Illinois, United States with a population of 1,009 people.
  • Colfax , North Dakota city in Richland County, North Dakota, United States with a population of 242 people.
  • Colfax , Indiana town in Perry Township, Clinton County, Indiana, United States with a population of 197 people.

Other cities in Grant Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Grant Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Montgomery 716 Town in Louisiana, United States
Pollock 483 Suburb town of Alexandria, located in Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States
Dry Prong 430 Village in Louisiana
Creola 216 Suburb village of Alexandria, located in Grant Parish, Louisiana, United States.

Distance to Other Cities

Colfax distances to largest Louisiana cities