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Colfax, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Colfax had a population of 122 as of July 1, 2017. Colfax ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Colfax is located at latitude 46.4709 and longitude -96.8725 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colfax (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Colfax (GNIS ID: 1035975) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colfax population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colfax: The Fountain City.

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Colfax, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 122
Daytime Population: Workers 102
Daytime Population: Residents 50
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 152
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.25
Population in Households 122
Population in Familes 106
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 120
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $77,629
Average Household Income $105,230
Per Capita Income $39,536


Total Housing Units 49 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (81.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $173,214
Average Home Value $210,897


Total Households 47
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 35
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.0%
Households 0.3% 0.0%
Families -0.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Colfax, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colfax to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 225 44th
Population Density # 315 22nd
Diversity Index # 369 9th
Median Household Income # 29 93rd
Per Capita Income # 69 83rd

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