Colfax is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,061 people and just one neighborhood, Colfax is the 153rd largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Colfax was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Colfax is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.46% of the Colfax workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Colfax is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Colfax who work in office and administrative support (12.55%), healthcare suport services (7.60%) and sales jobs (7.00%).
Also of interest is that Colfax has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle