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Colfax is a town in Clinton County.
The community was named for Vice President Schuyler Colfax
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Colfax. For links to other places called Colfax, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Colfax is 40.195N. The longitude is -86.667W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 774.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colfax demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clinton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lafayette area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46035 ZIP code.
28% of Colfax residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $14,482, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Colfax residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Colfax, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $229. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $764.
Libraries in Colfax include Colfax Public Library ... View libraries
Clinton 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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