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Colfax is a city in Placer County, in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.
The community was named after Vice President Schuyler Colfax, who visited in 1865
The latitude of Colfax is 39.100N. The longitude is -120.952W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,425 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,667.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colfax demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Placer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sacramento area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95713 ZIP code.
17% of Colfax residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colfax ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colfax was $16,440, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Colfax residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Colfax, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $555. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,119.
Libraries in Colfax include Colfax Library ... View libraries
Placer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colfax political report.
The average commute time for Colfax workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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