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
When you are in Colfax, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.46% of Colfax’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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