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   (County: Grant Parish)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Colfax Town, Louisiana give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Male:

Under 5 years : 85

5 to 9 years : 47

10 to 14 years : 115

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 11

21 years : 1

22 to 24 years : 8

25 to 29 years : 9

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 24

40 to 44 years : 23

45 to 49 years : 26

50 to 54 years : 31

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 34

75 to 79 years : 52

80 to 84 years : 12

85 years and over : 29

Female:

Under 5 years : 57

5 to 9 years : 10

10 to 14 years : 7

15 to 17 years : 22

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 14

21 years : 1

22 to 24 years : 21

25 to 29 years : 21

30 to 34 years : 30

35 to 39 years : 62

40 to 44 years : 102

45 to 49 years : 64

50 to 54 years : 65

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 27

67 to 69 years : 42

70 to 74 years : 42

75 to 79 years : 19

80 to 84 years : 37

85 years and over : 52


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,127

Multiple ancestry : 122

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 141


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,382

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 2

Not a U.S. citizen : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Total:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 17 years : 220

18 to 24 years : 67

25 to 34 years : 77

35 to 44 years : 211

45 to 54 years : 186

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 61

65 to 74 years : 155

75 years and over : 201

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 17 years : 219

18 to 24 years : 67

25 to 34 years : 55

35 to 44 years : 188

45 to 54 years : 162

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 61

65 to 74 years : 135

75 years and over : 185

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 1

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 20

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 1

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 14

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 2

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 588

Female : 691

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 20

Female : 83

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 2

Female : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence : 323

Born in other state in the United States : 43

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 287

Now married, except separated : 318

Divorced : 121

Separated : 50

Widowed : 182

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 64

Divorced : 22

Separated : 0

Widowed : 8

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Speak only English : 1,229

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

African languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • Other Groups: 1,077   (77.1%)
  • Irish: 67   (4.8%)
  • United States Or American: 64   (4.6%)
  • English: 63   (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 45   (3.2%)
  • German: 24   (1.7%)
  • French Canadian: 18   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 8   (0.6%)
  • Italian: 8   (0.6%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.2%)
  • German Russian: 3   (0.2%)
  • European: 3   (0.2%)
  • Scottish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 1   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Colfax Town, Louisiana is 1,390



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Colfax Town, Louisiana: 610
Female Population in Colfax Town, Louisiana: 780


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Colfax Town, Louisiana: 31.2
Median Female Resident Age in Colfax Town, Louisiana: 48.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Louisiana is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Colfax Town, Louisiana


White


Both sexes

47.5

Male

43.3

Female

53.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.8

Male

29.5

Female

33.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

5.5

Male

5.5

Female

15.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

18.5

Male

2.5

Female

36.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.7

Male

15.5

Female

17.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.5

Male

17.0

Female

27.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.4

Male

43.2

Female

53.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Colfax Town, Louisiana


  • White: 366
  • African American: 1,000
  • American Indian: 11
  • Asian: 4
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 3
  • Two or More Races: 6



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Colfax Town, Louisiana citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Colfax Town, Louisiana

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (2.64%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 18   (3.96%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (1.98%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 23   (5.05%)
  • 9th Grade: 24   (5.27%)
  • 10th Grade: 21   (4.62%)
  • 11th Grade: 55   (12.09%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (4.62%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 166   (36.48%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (4.18%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 36   (7.91%)
  • Associate Degree: 8   (1.76%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 27   (5.93%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (3.08%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 32   (5.63%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (1.58%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 7   (1.23%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 34   (5.99%)
  • 9th Grade: 24   (4.23%)
  • 10th Grade: 35   (6.16%)
  • 11th Grade: 44   (7.75%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 45   (7.92%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 187   (32.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 27   (4.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 60   (10.56%)
  • Associate Degree: 14   (2.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 31   (5.46%)
  • Master's Degree: 18   (3.17%)
  • Professional School Degree: 1   (0.18%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • Grant Parish School Board


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 208, Colfax, LA 71417, Phone: (318) 627-3274, Students: 3,609 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • Colfax Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 250 Third Street, Colfax, LA 71417, Phone: (318) 627-3254, Students: 440 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • Grant Parish Library


    300 Main Street, Colfax, LA 71417

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Colfax Town, Louisiana


  • Colfax Area Historical Society


    Po Box 185, Colfax, CA 95713

  • Colfax Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 123, Colfax, IA 50054

  • Colfax Railroad Museum Inc


    Po Box 383, Colfax, WI 54730
    http://www.colfaxrrmuseum.org

  • Diamond Rose Academie D Armes


    21890 One Fine Place, Colfax, CA 95713

  • Friends Of Whitman County Library


    102 S Main St, Colfax, WA 99111
    http://www.whitco.lib.wa.us

  • Museum Of The Palouse


    Room 3 U. S. Bank Bldg., Colfax, WA 99111

  • Placer-sierra Railroad Heritage Society


    Po Box 1776, Colfax, CA 95713

  • Whitman County Historical Society


    Po Box 67, Colfax, WA 99111

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Colfax Town, Louisiana affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Colfax Town, Louisiana.

Area Features of Colfax Town, Louisiana


Building


(1) Colfax Fire Department   (2) Colfax Police Department   (3) Grant Parish Fire District 1   (4) Grant Parish Sheriffs Office  

Cemetery


(1) Anthony Cemetery   (2) Bynum Cemetery   (3) Corbett Cemetery   (4) Cruikshank Cemetery   (5) Union Cemetery   (6) Valentine Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Mcneely Cut-off  

Church


(1) Bethel Church   (2) Bethlehem Church   (3) Big Mount Zion Baptist Church   (4) Buehler Church Historical   (5) Calvary Church   (6) Faranzie Baptist Church   (7) Israelite Church   (8) Lee Chapel Historical   (9) Little Rock Baptist Church   (10) Mount Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church   (11) New Zion Baptist Church   (12) Prospect Church   (13) Raven Camp Baptist Church   (14) Saint Matthias Church   (15) Tabernacle Church Historical   (16) Union Church   (17) Walnut Grove Church   (18) Woodland Church   (19) Zion Harp Church Historical   (20) Zion Hill Church Historical  

Civil


(1) Parish Governing Authority District 2   (2) Parish Governing Authority District 3   (3) Town Of Colfax   (4) Ward One  

Crossing


(1) Colfax Ferry Historical  

Dam


(1) Iatt Lake Dam   (2) Mitchell Lake Dam  

Gut


(1) Bayou Marteau   (2) Boggy Bayou   (3) Sugarhouse Bayou   (4) Valentine Bayou  

Island


(1) Apalachie Island   (2) Pin Oak Island  

Lake


(1) Flag Lake   (2) Kateland Pond Historical   (3) Magnolia Lake   (4) Parley Black Lake  

Locale


(1) Avoca Plantation Historical   (2) Harrison Camp  

Mine


(1) Lutesville Gravel Pit  

Oilfield


(1) Colfax Oil Field   (2) Rock Hill Oil Field  

Populated Place


(1) Bagdad   (2) Colfax   (3) Fairmount   (4) Kateland   (5) Mcneely   (6) Mead Historical   (7) Ravencamp   (8) Santiago Historical   (9) Summerfield   (10) The Rock  

Post Office


(1) Colfax Post Office  

School


(1) Colfax Elementary School   (2) Hutnance School Historical   (3) Jarrett School Historical   (4) Mount Olive School Historical   (5) Mount Pleasant School Historical   (6) O K School Historical   (7) Raven Camp School Historical   (8) Saint Mathias School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bayou Darrow   (2) Bayou Patassa   (3) Bayou Taureau   (4) Bonaparte Creek   (5) Camp Creek   (6) Cane River   (7) Cholera Branch   (8) Cold Branch   (9) Copol Creek   (10) Cress Creek   (11) Dry Branch   (12) Gray Creek   (13) James Branch   (14) Labourne Bayou   (15) Little Sandy Bayou   (16) Red Bayou   (17) Sams Bayou   (18) Sandy Bayou   (19) Three Branches Creek   (20) Turk Creek  

Swamp


(1) Long Bridge Lake  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Colfax Town, Louisiana

71417 (pop. 5,189)


Cities Nearby Colfax Town, Louisiana

Boyce Town, LA  (pop. 1,042) 9.5 Miles
Dry Prong Village, LA  (pop. 522) 11.3 Miles
Montgomery Town, LA  (pop. 735) 14.6 Miles
Pollock Town, LA  (pop. 380) 17.6 Miles
District I, LA  (pop. 13,409) 18.9 Miles
Ball Town, LA  (pop. 3,728) 19.6 Miles
Atlanta Village, LA  (pop. 89) 20.0 Miles
Pineville City, LA  (pop. 14,512) 21.5 Miles
Alexandria City, LA  (pop. 48,135) 21.5 Miles
Natchez Village, LA  (pop. 461) 22.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Colfax Town, Louisiana

318



Elevation in Colfax Town, Louisiana is 95.0 ft. (29.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Colfax Town, Louisiana

Lat: 31.519783 N        Long: -92.708446 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Colfax Town, Louisiana need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Louisiana

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 7.05 4.19 6.88 0.00 6.00
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
  Total Electric Industry 7.40 7.03 4.15 6.36 0.00 5.94
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 7.19 4.22 6.44 0.00 6.01
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.76 7.38 4.44 7.11 0.00 6.26
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 7.20 4.22 6.81 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.77 3.97 6.97 0.00 5.75
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.55 7.12 4.32 7.78 0.00 6.07
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.99 4.39 6.48 0.00 5.99
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 6.56 4.15 6.62 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.59 4.25 6.20 0.00 5.81
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 7.18 5.00 6.98 0.00 6.48
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 7.58 5.58 8.43 0.00 6.96
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.10 6.64 4.42 7.05 0.00 5.99
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
  Total Electric Industry 7.84 7.42 5.57 0.00 7.32 6.93
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
  Total Electric Industry 8.05 7.58 5.82 0.00 7.09 7.13
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
  Total Electric Industry 8.87 8.56 6.71 0.00 7.63 8.03
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30
  Total Electric Industry 9.14 9.03 6.87 0.00 14.10 8.30

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Colfax Town, Louisiana

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 33   (7.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 34   (8.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 49   (11.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 47   (11.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 79   (18.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 54   (12.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 29   (6.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 1   (0.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 14   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 3   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 35   (8.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 15   (3.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 350

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 36

In 3-person carpool : 8

In 4-person carpool : 5

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 37

Other means : 14

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Less than 5 minutes : 56

5 to 9 minutes : 109

10 to 14 minutes : 45

15 to 19 minutes : 7

20 to 24 minutes : 35

25 to 29 minutes : 85

30 to 34 minutes : 54

35 to 39 minutes : 15

40 to 44 minutes : 19

45 to 59 minutes : 22

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 3


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

With Social Security income : 205

No Social Security income : 451


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

With retirement income : 106

No retirement income : 550


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 68

$10,000 to $14,999 : 47

$15,000 to $19,999 : 65

$20,000 to $24,999 : 32

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 39

$35,000 to $39,999 : 27

$40,000 to $44,999 : 14

$45,000 to $49,999 : 57

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $74,999 : 53

$75,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $30,288


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • KDBS (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Alexandria, LA; Owner: Cenla Broadcasting Licensing Company, Llc)
  • KNOC (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Natchitoches, LA; Owner: North Face Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5.0 kW; Pineville, LA; Owner: Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • KSYL (970 AM; 1.0 kW; Pineville, LA; Owner: Cenla Broadcasting Licensing Company, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • KZBL (100.7 FM; Clarence, LA; Owner: Baldridge-dumas Communications, Inc.)
  • KBCE (102.3 FM; Boyce, LA; Owner: Trinity Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KLAA-FM (103.5 FM; Ball, LA; Owner: Opus Broadcasting Alexandria Llc)
  • KBKK (105.5 FM; Ball, LA; Owner: Opus Broadcasting Alexandria Llc)
  • KCIJ (106.5 FM; Atlanta, LA; Owner: North Face Broadcasting, L.l.c.)
  • KEDG (106.9 FM; Pineville, LA; Owner: Flinn Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KVDP (89.1 FM; Dry Prong, LA; Owner: Dry Prong Educational Broadcasting Foundation Inc.)
  • KBIO (89.7 FM; Atlanta, LA; Owner: Radio Maria, Inc.)
  • KAPM (91.7 FM; Alexandria, LA; Owner: American Family Association)
  • KNWD (91.7 FM; Natchitoches, LA; Owner: Northwestern State Univ. Of La.)
  • KMXH (93.9 FM; Alexandria, LA; Owner: Fm Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KDBH-FM (97.5 FM; Clarence, LA; Owner: Baldridge-dumas Communications, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • 960920IX (Channel 41; Alexandria, LA; Owner: Kb Communications Corp.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Colfax Town, Louisiana

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 33  (17.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 28  (15.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 30  (16.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (2.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 30  (16.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 76  (30.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 99  (39.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 60  (24.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 67 Farms In Colfax Town, Louisiana


(updated 2008)



Banks In Colfax Town, Louisiana

Colfax Banking Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $92.6k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5

Sabine State Bank And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $781.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 45

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Colfax Town, Louisiana

  • Alexandria International


    (about 16.3 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • England AFB


    (about 16.5 miles in Alexandria, Louisiana; Airport Code: AEX)

  • Esler Regional


    (about 25.7 miles in Libuse, Louisiana; Airport Code: ESF)

  • Natchitoches Regional


    (about 27.4 miles in Natchitoches, Louisiana; Airport Code: LA1)

  • Polk AAF


    (about 43.5 miles in Fort Polk, Louisiana; Airport Code: POE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Colfax Town, Louisiana

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

62.03%

Carpooled

27.36%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.89%

Walked

7.08%

Other Means

0.24%

Worked At Home

1.42%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Colfax Town, Louisiana, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 195

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 7

Female householder, no husband present : 247

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 204

Householder not living alone : 3


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 637


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 152

Renter-occupied housing units : 43

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 149

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 133

Renter-occupied housing units : 74


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 140

$10,000 to $14,999 : 89

$15,000 to $19,999 : 66

$20,000 to $24,999 : 47

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 58

$35,000 to $39,999 : 47

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 55

$50,000 to $59,999 : 23

$60,000 to $74,999 : 62

$75,000 to $99,999 : 13

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Total : 744


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Occupied : 656

Vacant : 88


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 23

Built 1990 to 1999 : 119

Built 1980 to 1989 : 97

Built 1970 to 1979 : 93

Built 1960 to 1969 : 123

Built 1950 to 1959 : 112

Built 1940 to 1949 : 66

Built 1939 or earlier : 111


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Utility gas : 352

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 8

Electricity : 278

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 8

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 10

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Less than $10,000 : 29

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 56

$20,000 to $24,999 : 36

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $69,999 : 38

$70,000 to $79,999 : 20

$80,000 to $89,999 : 37

$90,000 to $99,999 : 40

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $174,999 : 13

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 6

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 8

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 143

Housing units without a mortgage : 239


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Colfax Town, Louisiana)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $61,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $19,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $68,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $55,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $77,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $49,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $90,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $23,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Colfax Town, Louisiana: 64.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Louisiana: 67.1%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Colfax Town, Louisiana

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 44.34%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 55.66%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Colfax Town, Louisiana

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 1 1 $45,190
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $45,190
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $90,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $90,000
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 47 47 $6,030,741
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

47 47 $6,030,741
2004        
  Single Family 1 1 $106,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $106,000
2005        
  Single Family 86 86 $12,770,992
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

86 86 $12,770,992
2006        
  Single Family 1 1 $119,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $119,500


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Colfax Town, LA): $17,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Louisiana): $32,566


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colfax Town): $38,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Louisiana): $77,500


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colfax Town): $311
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Louisiana): $466


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Colfax Town, Louisiana

Utility Gas: 54.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.5%
Electricity: 41.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.3%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Colfax Town, Louisiana are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Colfax Town, Louisiana

Amedisys Home Health Of Alexan


     Address: 7057 Highway 1 North, Boyce, Louisiana 71409
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/7/1993

Professional Home Health Servi


     Address: 1004 Calais Circle, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/30/1969

Louisiana Homecare Of Alexandria


     Address: 1308 Dorchester Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/27/1984

Thompson Home Health


     Address: 1401 Texas Avenue Ste A, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/31/1986

Quality Health Services


     Address: 1434 Dorchester Drive Suite E, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/18/1993

Hospitals Close To Colfax Town, Louisiana

Christus St Frances Cabrini Hospital


     Address: 3330 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Rapides Regional Medical Center


     Address: 211 4th Street, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Huey P Long Medical Center


     Address: 352 Hospital Blvd, Pineville, Louisiana 71360
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Natchitoches Regional Medical Center


     Address: 501 Keyser Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Winn Parish Medical Center


     Address: 301 W Boundary, Winnfield, Louisiana 71483
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Colfax Town, Louisiana

Colfax Reunion Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 366 Webb Smith Drive, Colfax, Louisiana 71417
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 112
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Woods Haven Sr Citizens Home


     Address: 8275 Highway 165, Pollock, Louisiana 71467
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 49%

Naomi Heights Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 2421 E. Texas Avenue, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Lexington House


     Address: 16 Heyman Lane, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 128
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Heritage Manor Of Alexandria


     Address: 3343 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Colfax Town, Louisiana

Name: River Bend
Address: PO Box 220; St. Francisville, LA 70775
Distance: 88 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Colfax Town, Louisiana

    Retired Workers: 470
    Disabled Workers: 220
    Widowers Workers: 155
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 140


(updated 2007)



Grant Parish, Louisiana Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 24.74%
  • Bush & Cheney 73.97%
  • Other 1.29%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Colfax Town, Louisiana citizens.

Relocation to Grant Parish, LA

9.47 % of Grant Parish tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,007

Louisiana Average 8.89 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Grant Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Rapides Parish , LA 4.44 % ($27,563 AGI )
  • La Salle Parish , LA 0.37 % ($28,000 AGI )
  • Winn Parish , LA 0.33 % ($30,667 AGI )

Relocation away from Grant Parish, LA

7.63 % of Grant Parish tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,647

Louisiana Average 13.45 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Grant Parish, LA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Rapides Parish , LA 3.87 % ($30,492 AGI )
  • Natchitoches Parish , LA 0.41 % ($33,120 AGI )
  • La Salle Parish , LA 0.32 % ($20,100 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Louisiana

Low Bracket: $12,500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $25,000 (6.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Louisiana

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Colfax Town, Louisiana is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Colfax Town, Louisiana

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Damage
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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Colfax Town, Louisiana directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Louisiana

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
6,591 6,921 7,502 7,937 9,592 7,823 8,346 10,614 8,271 15,960


(updated 2014)



Jails in Colfax Town, Louisiana


  • Grant Parish Jail


    485 Richardson Dr., Colfax, LA 71417
    Capacity: 106
    Confined: 90
    Avg. Population: 82
    Year Built: 2005


(updated 2006)



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