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Demographics Analysis

The people of Colfax City, Washington 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 City, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 112

5 to 9 years : 98

10 to 14 years : 123

15 to 17 years : 26

18 and 19 years : 18

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 71

25 to 29 years : 118

30 to 34 years : 42

35 to 39 years : 40

40 to 44 years : 57

45 to 49 years : 128

50 to 54 years : 93

55 to 59 years : 42

60 and 61 years : 62

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 33

67 to 69 years : 22

70 to 74 years : 53

75 to 79 years : 61

80 to 84 years : 43

85 years and over : 49

Female:

Under 5 years : 97

5 to 9 years : 49

10 to 14 years : 109

15 to 17 years : 31

18 and 19 years : 50

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 90

25 to 29 years : 158

30 to 34 years : 88

35 to 39 years : 85

40 to 44 years : 49

45 to 49 years : 164

50 to 54 years : 20

55 to 59 years : 80

60 and 61 years : 42

62 to 64 years : 24

65 and 66 years : 88

67 to 69 years : 33

70 to 74 years : 47

75 to 79 years : 63

80 to 84 years : 64

85 years and over : 66


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Colfax City, Washington)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,386

Multiple ancestry : 994

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 53

Ancestry not reported : 394


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Colfax City, Washington)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,791

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 : 36

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Colfax City, Washington)

Total:

Under 5 years : 209

5 to 17 years : 436

18 to 24 years : 229

25 to 34 years : 406

35 to 44 years : 231

45 to 54 years : 405

55 to 59 years : 122

60 and 61 years : 104

62 to 64 years : 63

65 to 74 years : 276

75 years and over : 346

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 168

5 to 17 years : 293

18 to 24 years : 173

25 to 34 years : 181

35 to 44 years : 122

45 to 54 years : 108

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 61

62 to 64 years : 51

65 to 74 years : 106

75 years and over : 167

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 17 years : 143

18 to 24 years : 56

25 to 34 years : 225

35 to 44 years : 109

45 to 54 years : 297

55 to 59 years : 81

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 170

75 years and over : 162

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 : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Colfax City, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 710

Female : 742

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 601

Female : 738

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 19

Female : 17


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Colfax City, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 1,452

Born in other state in the United States : 1,290

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Colfax City, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 293

Now married, except separated : 521

Divorced : 101

Separated : 8

Widowed : 81

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 188

Now married, except separated : 674

Divorced : 169

Separated : 66

Widowed : 102

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 : 36

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,608

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Colfax City, Washington

  • German: 661   (22.7%)
  • English: 386   (13.3%)
  • Irish: 386   (13.3%)
  • Other Groups: 338   (11.6%)
  • United States Or American: 189   (6.5%)
  • Norwegian: 188   (6.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 134   (4.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 113   (3.9%)
  • Swedish: 101   (3.5%)
  • Dutch: 79   (2.7%)
  • Italian: 57   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 49   (1.7%)
  • European: 46   (1.6%)
  • Swiss: 28   (1.0%)
  • Finnish: 28   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 20   (0.7%)
  • French Canadian: 19   (0.7%)
  • Latvian: 15   (0.5%)
  • Basque: 14   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 9   (0.3%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Luxemburger: 6   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 3   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Colfax City, Washington is 2,827



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Colfax City, Washington: 1,330
Female Population in Colfax City, Washington: 1,497


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Colfax City, Washington: 40.8
Median Female Resident Age in Colfax City, Washington: 39.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Colfax City, Washington


White


Both sexes

43.0

Male

40.5

Female

45.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

44.5

Male

44.0

Female

76.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.5

Male

22.8

Female

56.5

Asian


Both sexes

44.0

Male

48.5

Female

38.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

84.5

Male

87.5

Female

56.0

Other


Both sexes

23.5

Male

21.5

Female

26.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

28.5

Male

32.5

Female

24.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

32.8

Male

32.8

Female

32.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.2

Male

40.8

Female

45.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Colfax City, Washington


  • White: 2,778
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 49



(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 City, Washington citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Colfax City, Washington

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 37   (4.1%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.11%)
  • 10th Grade: 39   (4.32%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (0.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (2.44%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 245   (27.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 45   (4.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 174   (19.29%)
  • Associate Degree: 69   (7.65%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 171   (18.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 67   (7.43%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (1.44%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.44%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (2.12%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.19%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (0.39%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (1.73%)
  • 9th Grade: 48   (4.62%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (3.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (1.06%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 360   (34.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 69   (6.65%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 174   (16.76%)
  • Associate Degree: 69   (6.65%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 180   (17.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 24   (2.31%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.19%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 21   (2.02%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Colfax City, Washington

  • Colfax School Dist 300


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1110 N Morton St, Colfax, WA 99111, Phone: (509) 397-3042, Students: 732 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Colfax City, Washington

  • Leonard M Jennings Elementary


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1207 N. Morton Street, Colfax, WA 99111, Phone: (509) 397-2181, Students: 477 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Colfax City, Washington

  • Colfax High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1110 N. Morton Street, Colfax, WA 99111, Phone: (509) 397-4368, Students: 255 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Colfax City, Washington

  • Colfax Library


    102 S. Main, Colfax, WA 99111

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Colfax City, Washington


  • 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 City, Washington 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 City, Washington.

Area Features of Colfax City, Washington


Airport


(1) Port Of Whitman Business Air Center Airport  

Bridge


(1) Torrence Bridge  

Building


(1) City Of Colfax Fire Department   (2) Colfax Police Station   (3) Whitman County Courthouse   (4) Whitman County Fire District 13   (5) Whitman County Sheriff S Office  

Cemetery


(1) Colfax Cemetery   (2) Onecho Cemetery   (3) Stipe Cemetery  

Church


(1) Onecho Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Colfax   (2) Colfax-palouse Division   (3) Whitman County  

Flat


(1) Rebel Flat  

Hospital


(1) Whitman Hospital And Medical Center  

Locale


(1) Blackwell   (2) Colfax Golf And Country Club   (3) Palouse Empire Fairgrounds   (4) Rye   (5) Wilcox Grange  

Park


(1) Colfax Little League Park   (2) Eels Park   (3) Schmuck Park  

Populated Place


(1) Colfax   (2) Diamond   (3) Harpole   (4) Manning   (5) Mockonema   (6) Risbeck   (7) Wilcox  

School


(1) Colfax High School   (2) L M Jennings Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Dry Creek   (2) Frog Creek   (3) Goose Creek   (4) South Fork Palouse River   (5) Spring Flat Creek  

Tower


(1) Kclx-am Colfax  

Trail


(1) Whitman County Nature Trail  

Valley


(1) Buck Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Colfax City, Washington

99111 (pop. 4,209)


Cities Nearby Colfax City, Washington

Colfax-palouse Ccd, WA  (pop. 4,953) 4.9 Miles
Albion Town, WA  (pop. 499) 8.3 Miles
Pullman Ccd, WA  (pop. 28,719) 13.3 Miles
Steptoe Ccd, WA  (pop. 2,018) 13.5 Miles
Garfield Town, WA  (pop. 533) 13.6 Miles
Palouse City, WA  (pop. 888) 13.7 Miles
Pullman City, WA  (pop. 30,868) 13.8 Miles
Endicott Town, WA  (pop. 374) 15.5 Miles
St. John Town, WA  (pop. 603) 17.6 Miles
Oakesdale Town, WA  (pop. 381) 17.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Colfax City, Washington

509



Elevation in Colfax City, Washington is 2,034.0 ft. (620.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Colfax City, Washington

Lat: 46.884033 N        Long: -117.363668 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Colfax City, Washington 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 Washington

    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 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
  Total Electric Industry 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
  Total Electric Industry 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
  Total Electric Industry 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
  Total Electric Industry 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
  Total Electric Industry 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 5.10 4.86 2.70 3.66 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 5.10 4.86 2.65 3.66 0.00 4.01
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.19 0.00 0.00 2.19
  Full-Service Providers 5.13 4.86 3.42 3.65 0.00 4.41
  Total Electric Industry 5.13 4.86 3.30 3.65 0.00 4.33
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.66 0.00 0.00 3.66
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 6.17 0.00 0.00 6.17
  Full-Service Providers 5.70 5.45 4.43 4.69 0.00 5.27
  Total Electric Industry 5.70 5.45 4.75 4.69 0.00 5.34
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.54
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.07
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 6.11 4.23 4.94 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 6.11 4.88 4.94 0.00 5.88
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.01 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.57
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 8.47 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.47
  Full-Service Providers 6.31 6.06 4.25 0.00 6.45 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 6.31 6.07 4.76 0.00 6.45 5.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.37
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 1,600.00 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.28
  Full-Service Providers 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.89 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.44
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.03 5.21 0.00 0.00 5.17
  Full-Service Providers 6.54 6.33 4.13 0.00 6.44 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 6.54 6.33 4.27 0.00 6.44 5.87
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.93 0.54 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.14 5.66 0.00 0.00 5.62
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.64 4.26 0.00 5.93 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.63 4.44 0.00 5.93 6.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Colfax City, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 30   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 13   (1.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 54   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 116   (9.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 145   (11.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 168   (13.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 268   (21.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 155   (12.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 42   (3.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 58   (4.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 38   (3.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 17   (1.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 71   (5.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 50   (4.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Colfax City, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 977

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 173

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 12

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 11

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 12

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 : 65

Other means : 20

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Colfax City, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 205

5 to 9 minutes : 308

10 to 14 minutes : 95

15 to 19 minutes : 37

20 to 24 minutes : 251

25 to 29 minutes : 94

30 to 34 minutes : 146

35 to 39 minutes : 16

40 to 44 minutes : 26

45 to 59 minutes : 49

60 to 89 minutes : 35

90 or more minutes : 8


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Colfax City, Washington)

With Social Security income : 496

No Social Security income : 756


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Colfax City, Washington)

With retirement income : 245

No retirement income : 1,007


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Colfax City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 69

$20,000 to $24,999 : 46

$25,000 to $29,999 : 32

$30,000 to $34,999 : 48

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 63

$45,000 to $49,999 : 43

$50,000 to $59,999 : 53

$60,000 to $74,999 : 120

$75,000 to $99,999 : 176

$100,000 to $124,999 : 60

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Colfax City, Washington)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,091


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Colfax City, Washington

  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 11.0 kW; Pullman, WA; Owner: Radio Palouse, Inc.)
  • KWSU (1250 AM; 5.0 kW; Pullman, WA; Owner: Washington State University)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Ida-vend Company, Inc.)
  • KRPL (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Moscow, ID; Owner: Krpl, Incorporated)
  • KCLX (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Colfax, WA; Owner: Inland Northwest Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10.0 kW; Colfax, WA; Owner: Inland Northwest Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KOZE (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Uniontown, WA; Owner: 4-k Radio, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Colfax City, Washington

  • KATW (101.5 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Pacific Empire Radio Corporation)
  • KRAO-FM (102.5 FM; Palouse, WA; Owner: Inland Northwest Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Pacific Empire Radio Corporation)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Ida-vend Company, Inc.)
  • KZFN (106.1 FM; Moscow, ID; Owner: Krpl, Inc.)
  • KMOK (106.9 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Ida-vend Company, Inc.)
  • KRLF (88.5 FM; Pullman, WA; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship Educational Ministries)
  • KLCZ (88.9 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Lewis - Clark State College)
  • KJCF (89.3 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls, Inc.)
  • KUOI-FM (89.3 FM; Moscow, ID; Owner: University Of Idaho)
  • 990129MD (89.7 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Upper Columbia Media Corporation)
  • 990823MA (89.7 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Living Faith Fellowship Educational Ministries)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Colton, WA; Owner: Radio Free Moscow, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Pullman, WA; Owner: Washington State University)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Onaway, ID; Owner: Country Roots Preservation Group)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Washington State University)
  • KZUU (90.7 FM; Pullman, WA; Owner: Washington State University)
  • KZUU (90.7 FM; Pullman, WA; Owner: Washington State University)
  • KRFA-FM (91.7 FM; Moscow, ID; Owner: Washington State University)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Pacific Empire Radio Corporation)
  • KOZE-FM (96.5 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: 4-k Radio, Inc.)
  • KZBG (97.7 FM; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Xana Duke Radio Partners, Llc)
  • KZZL-FM (99.5 FM; Moscow, ID; Owner: Inland Northwest Broadcasting, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Colfax City, Washington

  • KWSU-TV (Channel 10; Palouse, WA; Owner: Washington State University)
  • KUID-TV (Channel 12; Moscow, ID; Owner: State Board Of Education, State Of Idaho)
  • KQUP (Channel 24; Palouse, WA; Owner: Pullman Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KLEW-TV (Channel 3; Uniontown, WA; Owner: Fisher Broadcasting - Washington Tv, L.l.c.)
  • KUID-TV (Channel 35; Moscow, ID; Owner: State Board Of Education, State Of Idaho)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Colfax City, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 248  (36.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 97  (14.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 108  (16.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 132  (19.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 198  (33.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 100  (16.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 257  (43.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 7  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Colfax City, Washington

Bus Station(s)


    610 South Main St.
    Ace Hardware
    Colfax, Washington 99111

(updated 2008)



There are 188 Farms In Colfax City, Washington


(updated 2008)



Banks In Colfax City, Washington

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Bank Of Fairfield - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $155.7k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 8

U.s. Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Umpqua Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $22m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 363

Americanwest Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 96

Columbia State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 141

Washington Federal, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $14.7m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 253

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Colfax City, Washington

  • Pullman Moscow Regional


    (about 15.6 miles in Pullman, Washington; Airport Code: PUW)

  • Lewiston Nez Perce County


    (about 38.9 miles in Uniontown, Washington; Airport Code: LWS)

  • Spokane International


    (about 51.5 miles in Spokane, Washington; Airport Code: GEG)

  • Fairchild AFB


    (about 52.3 miles in Fairchild Afb, Washington; Airport Code: SKA)

  • Felts Field


    (about 55.2 miles in City Of Spokane Valley, Washington; Airport Code: SFF)

  • Isaacson


    (about 55.6 miles in Fairchild Afb, Washington; Airport Code: WA4)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Colfax City, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.32%

Carpooled

12.80%

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

0.24%

Bicycle

0.48%

Walked

5.76%

Other Means

0.40%

Worked At Home

2.00%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Colfax City, Washington, 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 City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 619

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 17

Female householder, no husband present : 128

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 397

Householder not living alone : 91


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Colfax City, Washington)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 66

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 41

All other households : 1,145


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Colfax City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 587

Renter-occupied housing units : 32

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9

Renter-occupied housing units : 8

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 46

Renter-occupied housing units : 82

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 198

Renter-occupied housing units : 290


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Colfax City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 31

$10,000 to $14,999 : 96

$15,000 to $19,999 : 131

$20,000 to $24,999 : 69

$25,000 to $29,999 : 95

$30,000 to $34,999 : 150

$35,000 to $39,999 : 55

$40,000 to $44,999 : 92

$45,000 to $49,999 : 53

$50,000 to $59,999 : 65

$60,000 to $74,999 : 149

$75,000 to $99,999 : 176

$100,000 to $124,999 : 66

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Colfax City, Washington)

Total : 1,354


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Colfax City, Washington)

Occupied : 1,252

Vacant : 102


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Colfax City, Washington)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Colfax City, Washington)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 80

Built 1990 to 1999 : 58

Built 1980 to 1989 : 77

Built 1970 to 1979 : 156

Built 1960 to 1969 : 79

Built 1950 to 1959 : 220

Built 1940 to 1949 : 194

Built 1939 or earlier : 490


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Colfax City, Washington)

Utility gas : 643

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 21

Electricity : 517

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 30

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 23

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 18


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Colfax City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 27

$40,000 to $49,999 : 28

$50,000 to $59,999 : 15

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 39

$80,000 to $89,999 : 43

$90,000 to $99,999 : 111

$100,000 to $124,999 : 155

$125,000 to $149,999 : 160

$150,000 to $174,999 : 132

$175,000 to $199,999 : 55

$200,000 to $249,999 : 19

$250,000 to $299,999 : 22

$300,000 to $399,999 : 18

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 16

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Colfax City, Washington)

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 : 32

Home equity loan only : 60

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 461

Housing units without a mortgage : 275


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Colfax City, Washington)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $176,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $170,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $94,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $156,500

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 : $108,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $116,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $122,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Colfax City, Washington: 58.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Colfax City, Washington

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 41.3%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 58.7%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Colfax City, Washington

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,641,986
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,641,986
2000        
  Single Family 4 4 $440,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $440,000
2001        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,619,162
  Two Family 1 2 $137,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 12 $1,756,162
2002        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,688,283
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,688,283
2003        
  Single Family 19 19 $3,330,786
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $310,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 27 $3,640,786
2004        
  Single Family 15 15 $3,017,722
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 45 $783,000
  Total

16 60 $3,800,722
2005        
  Single Family 24 24 $4,845,036
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $4,845,036
2006        
  Single Family 11 11 $3,949,826
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $3,949,826


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Colfax City, WA): $36,622
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colfax City): $96,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colfax City): $466
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Colfax City, Washington

Utility Gas: 62.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.7%
Electricity: 33.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(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 City, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Colfax City, Washington

Gritman Home Health


     Address: 700 South Main Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/22/1972

Tri State Memorl Hosp Hh & Hp


     Address: 1100 Highland Avenue, Clarkston, Washington 99403
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 8/1/1997

St Joseph Rmc Home Health


     Address: 1250 Idaho Street, Lewiston, Idaho 83501
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 3/16/1981

Family Home Care & Hospice


     Address: 9922 E Montgomery Avenue, Suite 3, Spokane, Washington 99206
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/5/1966

Waterford On South Hill Home Health


     Address: 2929 S Waterford Dr, Spokane, Washington 99203
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/27/2007

Hospitals Close To Colfax City, Washington

Pullman Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1125 Ne Washington Avenue, Pullman, Washington 99163
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Gritman Medical Center


     Address: 700 South Main Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Tri-state Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1221 Highland Avenue, Clarkston, Washington 99403
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Joseph Regional Medical Center


     Address: 415 Sixth Street, Lewiston, Idaho 83501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Deaconess Medical Center


     Address: W 800 Fifth Avenue, Spokane, Washington 99210
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Colfax City, Washington

Whitman Health & Rehab Center


     Address: 1150 West Fairview Road, Colfax, Washington 99111
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 59%

Avalon Care Center - Pullman


     Address: Northwest 1310 Deane, Pullman, Washington 99163
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 32
     Percent Occupied: 67%

Good Samaritan Society - Moscow Village


     Address: 640 North Eisenhower Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Aspen Park Healthcare


     Address: 420 Rowe Street, Moscow, Idaho 83843
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 57%

Tekoa Care Center


     Address: 330 North Madison, Tekoa, Washington 99033
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 86%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Colfax City, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 102 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Colfax City, Washington

    Retired Workers: 565
    Disabled Workers: 105
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 65


(updated 2007)



Whitman County, Washington Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 46.01%
  • Bush & Cheney 52.17%
  • Other 1.82%



(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 City, Washington citizens.

Relocation to Whitman County, WA

13.88 % of Whitman County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $26,185

Washington Average 7.86 %

1.43 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $4,747

Washington Average 0.26 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Whitman County, WA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Spokane County , WA 1.43 % ($24,961 AGI )
  • King County , WA 1.20 % ($24,413 AGI )
  • Latah County , ID 0.83 % ($30,330 AGI )

Relocation away from Whitman County, WA

14.93 % of Whitman County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,516

Washington Average 7.07 %

0.33 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $15,429

Washington Average 0.16 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Whitman County, WA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Spokane County , WA 2.04 % ($29,447 AGI )
  • King County , WA 1.76 % ($23,284 AGI )
  • Latah County , ID 0.89 % ($29,661 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Washington

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Washington

6.50%


(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 City, Washington is based on over 50 years of data.

























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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 City, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Colfax City, Washington

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 2 1 1 1 0 n/a n/a 0 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 35 68 36 35 36 0 n/a n/a 0 36 35 35 0
Robbery 1 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 35 0 0 0 36 0 n/a n/a 0 0 35 0 0
Assault 3 3 3 11 8 7 n/a n/a 0 1 0 1 4
    per 100,000 104 102 107 389 287 248 n/a n/a 0 36 0 35 140
Burglary 14 23 22 20 22 5 n/a n/a 1 3 3 13 13
    per 100,000 485 786 782 708 790 177 n/a n/a 36 107 105 453 455
Larceny Theft 47 91 76 67 65 21 n/a n/a 9 10 19 30 28
    per 100,000 1,627 3,108 2,702 2,371 2,334 743 n/a n/a 328 357 667 1,046 979
Vehicle Theft 1 7 7 6 2 4 n/a n/a 1 2 2 2 1
    per 100,000 35 239 249 212 72 141 n/a n/a 36 71 70 70 35
Arson 1 3 0 4 0 1 n/a n/a 2 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 35 102 0 142 0 35 n/a n/a 73 0 0 70 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
1 1 1 3 3 2 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
16 31 26 24 22 8 n/a n/a 3 4 6 12 11
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
9 16 14 14 12 5 n/a n/a 2 2 3 6 6


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Washington

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,557 18,790 19,798 20,016 19,112 20,403 20,183 21,008 18,270 18,712


(updated 2014)



Jails in Colfax City, Washington


  • Whitman County Correctional Facility


    North 411 Mill Street, Colfax, WA 99111
    Capacity: 34
    Confined: 31
    Avg. Population: 30
    Year Built: 1984


(updated 2006)



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