Colfax County NE Information


Colfax County Subdivisions

Colfax County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,456
Population in Households 10,376
Population in Familes 8,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $53,440
Average Household Income $66,145
Per Capita Income $22,716


Total Housing Units 4,097 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,475 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,106 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 516 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $109,716
Average Home Value $137,263


Total Households 3,581
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 2,518
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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.07% -0.35%
Households -0.12% -0.41%
Families -0.25% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.45%


Colfax County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colfax County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 25 74th
Population Density # 18 82nd
Diversity Index # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 16 84th
Per Capita Income # 87 8th

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