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Demographics Analysis

The people of Colfax Town, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 9 years : 46

10 to 14 years : 22

15 to 17 years : 19

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 25

25 to 29 years : 20

30 to 34 years : 42

35 to 39 years : 47

40 to 44 years : 62

45 to 49 years : 48

50 to 54 years : 46

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 20

65 and 66 years : 8

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 3

75 to 79 years : 13

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 50

5 to 9 years : 35

10 to 14 years : 55

15 to 17 years : 28

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 38

25 to 29 years : 29

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 46

40 to 44 years : 43

45 to 49 years : 52

50 to 54 years : 55

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 12

62 to 64 years : 8

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 8

75 to 79 years : 3

80 to 84 years : 16

85 years and over : 4


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 489

Multiple ancestry : 495

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 14

Ancestry not reported : 89


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,084

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 : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 82

5 to 17 years : 205

18 to 24 years : 79

25 to 34 years : 112

35 to 44 years : 198

45 to 54 years : 201

55 to 59 years : 83

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 28

65 to 74 years : 25

75 years and over : 43

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 76

5 to 17 years : 173

18 to 24 years : 65

25 to 34 years : 100

35 to 44 years : 137

45 to 54 years : 132

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 32

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 6

5 to 17 years : 32

18 to 24 years : 14

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 61

45 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 5

75 years and over : 11

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 : 3

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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 418

Female : 431

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 111

Female : 124

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 849

Born in other state in the United States : 225

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 110

Now married, except separated : 480

Divorced : 32

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 162

Divorced : 19

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

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 : 3

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, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 973

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

German:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • German: 390   (35.1%)
  • Norwegian: 346   (31.1%)
  • Irish: 64   (5.8%)
  • English: 56   (5.0%)
  • French Canadian: 46   (4.1%)
  • Polish: 38   (3.4%)
  • Czech: 31   (2.8%)
  • Other Groups: 27   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 25   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 21   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 14   (1.3%)
  • Austrian: 12   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 11   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 10   (0.9%)
  • United States Or American: 8   (0.7%)
  • Danish: 5   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Colfax Town, Wisconsin is 1,087



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Colfax Town, Wisconsin: 532
Female Population in Colfax Town, Wisconsin: 555


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Colfax Town, Wisconsin: 40.1
Median Female Resident Age in Colfax Town, Wisconsin: 38.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Colfax Town, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

40.5

Male

41.3

Female

39.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

58.5

Male

58.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.5

Male

0.0

Female

41.5

Asian


Both sexes

19.5

Male

19.5

Female

37.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.5

Male

28.5

Female

7.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

9.5

Male

11.5

Female

9.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.0

Male

28.5

Female

14.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.8

Male

41.4

Female

40.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Colfax Town, Wisconsin


  • White: 1,074
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 3
  • Two or More Races: 10



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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 1   (0.32%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3   (0.97%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (2.26%)
  • 10th Grade: 3   (0.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 14   (4.52%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (1.94%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 142   (45.81%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 14   (4.52%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 40   (12.9%)
  • Associate Degree: 43   (13.87%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24   (7.74%)
  • Master's Degree: 9   (2.9%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.29%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (0.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (1.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (2.3%)
  • 11th Grade: 6   (2.3%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.53%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 130   (49.81%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (5.75%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 31   (11.88%)
  • Associate Degree: 28   (10.73%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 31   (11.88%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (1.92%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • Colfax


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 601 University Ave, Colfax, WI 54730, Phone: (715) 962-3773, Students: 832 )

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

  • Colfax Elementary


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 601 University Ave, Colfax, WI 54730, Phone: (715) 962-3676, Students: 572 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • Colfax High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 601 University Ave, Colfax, WI 54730, Phone: (715) 962-3155, Students: 246 )

  • Academic Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 601 University Ave, Colfax, WI 54730, Phone: (715) 962-3155, Students: 14 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • Colfax Public Library


    613 Main St., Colfax, WI 54730

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Colfax Town, Wisconsin


  • 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, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Colfax Town, Wisconsin


Building


(1) Chippewa Fire District Station 6   (2) Colfax Community Fire Department   (3) Colfax Rescue Squad   (4) Grant Townhall   (5) Howard Townhall  

Cemetery


(1) Cooks Valley Cemetery   (2) Evergreen Cemetery   (3) Hill Grove Cemetery   (4) Lower Running Valley Cemetery   (5) Popple Creek Cemetery  

Census


(1) Tainter Lake Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Cooks Valley Church Historical   (2) Faith Church   (3) Holden Church   (4) North Running Valley Church   (5) Norton Church   (6) Tainter Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Colfax   (2) Town Of Grant   (3) Town Of Howard   (4) Town Of Tainter   (5) Village Of Colfax  

Dam


(1) Colfax 2wp1143 Dam  

Locale


(1) Colfax Wastewater Treatment Facility   (2) County Line Farms  

Park


(1) Twentytwo Mile Ford Park  

Populated Place


(1) Albertville   (2) Colfax   (3) Old Albertville   (4) Tainter Lake  

Reservoir


(1) Mirror Lake   (2) Mirror Lake 28   (3) Tainter Lake  

School


(1) Academic Center   (2) Bear Valley School Historical   (3) Clearview School Historical   (4) Colfax Elementary School   (5) Colfax High School   (6) Everson School Historical   (7) Fox Settlement School Historical   (8) Frazier School Historical   (9) Knapp Settlement School Historical   (10) Oak Hill School Historical   (11) Prairie School Historical   (12) Riverview School Historical   (13) Running Valley School Historical   (14) Sinking Creek School Historical   (15) Trout Creek School Historical   (16) Twin Valley School Historical   (17) Valley Glen School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bronken Creek   (2) Eddies Creek   (3) Eighteenmile Creek   (4) Popple Creek   (5) Running Valley Creek   (6) Sinking Creek   (7) South Fork Trout Creek   (8) Trout Creek  

Summit


(1) Hanke Hill  

Tower


(1) Weux-tv Chippewa Falls   (2) Wqow-tv Eau Claire  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

54730 (pop. 4,696)


Cities Nearby Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Colfax Village, WI  (pop. 1,563) 1.1 Miles
Howard Town, WI  (pop. 789) 5.5 Miles
Elk Mound Town, WI  (pop. 1,549) 6.6 Miles
Tainter Town, WI  (pop. 2,103) 7.0 Miles
Tainter Lake Cdp, WI  (pop. 2,150) 7.3 Miles
Cooks Valley Town, WI  (pop. 762) 8.0 Miles
Otter Creek Town, WI  (pop. 434) 8.3 Miles
Elk Mound Village, WI  (pop. 775) 8.7 Miles
Wheaton Town, WI  (pop. 2,649) 9.7 Miles
Red Cedar Town, WI  (pop. 2,129) 10.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

715



Elevation in Colfax Town, Wisconsin is 906.0 ft. (276.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Lat: 44.998502 N        Long: -91.703894 W



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Economic Analysis

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

    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 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 37   (8.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 30   (6.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 23   (5.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 39   (8.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 29   (6.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 86   (18.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 46   (10.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 34   (7.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 48   (10.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 61   (13.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 517

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 44

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

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 : 8

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 29


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 8

5 to 9 minutes : 65

10 to 14 minutes : 67

15 to 19 minutes : 56

20 to 24 minutes : 125

25 to 29 minutes : 75

30 to 34 minutes : 121

35 to 39 minutes : 18

40 to 44 minutes : 16

45 to 59 minutes : 13

60 to 89 minutes : 8

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 71

No Social Security income : 336


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 27

No retirement income : 380


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $44,999 : 19

$45,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $74,999 : 66

$75,000 to $99,999 : 70

$100,000 to $124,999 : 45

$125,000 to $149,999 : 11

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,333


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • WDVM (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WDVM (1050 AM; 0.86 kW; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5.0 kW; Chippewa Falls, WI; Owner: Maverick Media Of Eau Claire License Llc)
  • WBIZ (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WQOQ (1430 AM; 2.0 kW; Durand, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 2.5 kW; Chippewa Falls, WI; Owner: Stewards Of Sound, Inc.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5.0 kW; Altoona, WI; Owner: Maverick Media Of Eau Claire License Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • WBIZ-FM (100.7 FM; Chippewa Falls, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; Jim Falls, WI; Owner: Stewards Of Sound, Inc.)
  • WECB (104.3 FM; Seymour, WI; Owner: Woodward Communications, Inc.)
  • WCFW (105.7 FM; Chippewa Falls, WI; Owner: Bushland Radio Specialties/wcfw)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; Sand Creek, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; Wheeler, WI; Owner: State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board)
  • WUEC (89.7 FM; Altoona, WI; Owner: Board Of Regents, University Of Wisconsin System)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Emerald, WI; Owner: The I-c-n Company)
  • WVCF (90.5 FM; Chippewa Falls, WI; Owner: Vcy America, Inc.)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; Knapp, WI; Owner: Board Of Regents, University Of Wisconsin System)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Cleveland, WI; Owner: Bloomington Normal Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WHEM (91.3 FM; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Fourth Dimension, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Barron, WI; Owner: Immanuel Baptist Church)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; Elk Mound, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WECL (92.9 FM; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Maverick Media Of Eau Claire License Llc)
  • WIAL (94.1 FM; Altoona, WI; Owner: Maverick Media Of Eau Claire License Llc)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; Chippewa Falls, WI; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WDMO (95.9 FM; Durand, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WISM-FM (98.1 FM; Eau Claire, WI; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WKFX (99.1 FM; Barron, WI; Owner: Tkc, Inc.)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; Bloomer, WI; Owner: Maverick Media Of Eau Claire License Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; Altoona, WI; Owner: Wxow-wqow)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; Wheeler, WI; Owner: State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board)
  • WEUX (Channel 48; Colfax, WI; Owner: Gm Chippewa Falls Licensing Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 58  (20.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 27  (9.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 25  (8.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (4.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 80  (27.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 64  (29.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 51  (23.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 50  (23.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (1.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (2.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 231 Farms In Colfax Town, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Bremer Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $731.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 87

Dairy State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $507.7k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 12

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Colfax Town, Wisconsin

  • Chippewa Valley Regional


    (about 14.1 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Eau Claire Municipal


    (about 14.1 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Rice Lake Airport


    (about 33.2 miles in Canton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RIE)

  • Red Wing Regional


    (about 47.6 miles in Bay City, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MN5)

  • L O Simenstad Municipal


    (about 52.6 miles in Osceola, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OEO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.78%

Carpooled

9.41%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.61%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.64%

Other Means

0.41%

Worked At Home

7.16%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 317

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 6

Female householder, no husband present : 11

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 58

Householder not living alone : 15


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 19

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 388


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 302

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 11

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 69

Renter-occupied housing units : 4


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 11

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 23

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 43

$60,000 to $74,999 : 77

$75,000 to $99,999 : 79

$100,000 to $124,999 : 45

$125,000 to $149,999 : 11

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Total : 444


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 407

Vacant : 37


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 28

Built 2000 to 2004 : 101

Built 1990 to 1999 : 106

Built 1980 to 1989 : 22

Built 1970 to 1979 : 82

Built 1960 to 1969 : 5

Built 1950 to 1959 : 31

Built 1940 to 1949 : 7

Built 1939 or earlier : 62


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 7

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 275

Electricity : 7

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 34

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 65

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 15

No fuel used : 4


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 7

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 4

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 3

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 7

$70,000 to $79,999 : 2

$80,000 to $89,999 : 2

$90,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 59

$125,000 to $149,999 : 44

$150,000 to $174,999 : 67

$175,000 to $199,999 : 43

$200,000 to $249,999 : 41

$250,000 to $299,999 : 29

$300,000 to $399,999 : 37

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Colfax Town, Wisconsin)

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 : 16

Home equity loan only : 62

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 210

Housing units without a mortgage : 98


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $120,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $166,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $193,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $195,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $111,500

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 : $120,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $98,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $168,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Colfax Town, Wisconsin: 83.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

* 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 $80,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $80,000
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $80,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $80,000
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 1 1 $25,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $25,000
2004        
  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
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $120,000
  Two Family 2 4 $300,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 5 $420,000
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Colfax Town, WI): $46,111
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colfax Town): $95,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colfax Town): $442
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 1.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 63.9%
Electricity: 6.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 12.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 15.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
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 Town, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Colfax Town, Wisconsin

St Josephs Hsptl Hha


     Address: 2661 Cty Hwy I, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 9/4/1985

Chippewa Cty Public Hlth


     Address: 711 N Bridge St Rm 222, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Northwest Wi Homecare


     Address: 4033 123rd Street, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/20/1984

Aurora Com Hlth


     Address: 406 Technology Dr E No B, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/19/1996

Dunn Cty Home Hlth Care


     Address: 800 Wilson Ave, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/24/1971

Hospitals Close To Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Luther Midelfort- Chippewa Valley Mayo Hlth System


     Address: 1501 Thompson St, Bloomer, Wisconsin 54724
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Sacred Heart Hsptl


     Address: 900 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Luther Hospital Mayo Health System


     Address: 1221 Whipple St, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Oak Leaf Surgcl Hsptl


     Address: 3802 Oakwood Mall Dr, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

St Josephs Hsptl


     Address: 2661 Cty Hwy I, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Area Nur Home


     Address: 1011 University Ave Po Box 515, Colfax, Wisconsin 54730
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Hetzel Care Ctr


     Address: 1840 Priddy St Po Box 227, Bloomer, Wisconsin 54724
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Luther Midelfort-chippewa Valley Mayo Health Sys


     Address: 1501 Thompson St, Bloomer, Wisconsin 54724
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 34
     Percent Occupied: Not Avai%

Clairemont Nur Rehab


     Address: 2120 Heights Dr, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 145
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Dove Hlthcare Nur Rehab


     Address: 1405 Truax Blvd, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 146
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Colfax Town, Wisconsin

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 57 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Colfax Town, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 585
    Disabled Workers: 105
    Widowers Workers: 75
    Spouses Workers: 55
    Children Workers: 45


(updated 2007)



Dunn County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 51.95%
  • Bush & Cheney 46.95%
  • Other 1.09%



(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, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Dunn County, WI

8.24 % of Dunn County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,518

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

0.08 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $3,818

Wisconsin Average 0.08 %

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

  • Eau Claire County , WI 1.21 % ($32,808 AGI )
  • St Croix County , WI 0.96 % ($34,700 AGI )
  • Chippewa County , WI 0.60 % ($29,034 AGI )

Relocation away from Dunn County, WI

8.34 % of Dunn 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 $32,153

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Eau Claire County , WI 1.51 % ($29,887 AGI )
  • St Croix County , WI 0.81 % ($31,195 AGI )
  • Chippewa County , WI 0.53 % ($28,705 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


(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, Wisconsin 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 Town, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



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