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Colfax is a city in Whitman County, in the Pullman metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Vice President Schuyler Colfax
The latitude of Colfax is 46.880N. The longitude is -117.363W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,972 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,793.
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23% 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 $18,519, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% 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 $412. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.
Libraries in Colfax include Colfax Library ... View libraries
Whitman 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Colfax include Best Western Wheatland Inn.
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