Colfax, Louisiana is a small town with slightly less than 2,000 residents. Families with young children will fit right in, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just over 36, skews younger than most cities in Louisiana. A slight majority of residents own their homes (53%) as opposed to renting (47%) in Colfax. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $563/month, which is $321/month lower than the state average.
Compared to the Louisiana average, Colfax has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (5%). Further, 4% have a Bachelor's degree and 1% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. Healthcare is the most common industry in Colfax, making up 10% of the population. Colfax workers take home an average annual income of just over $37K, less than the state average. Colfax's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).
With an average commute time of about 23 minutes, faster than most cities in Louisiana, Colfax residents find that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Many residents (25%) drive to work, while public transit is not used. A small percentage of commuters walk to work.
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