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Colfax is a city in Richland County, in the Wahpeton metro area.
The community was named for Schuyler Colfax, vice president.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Colfax. For links to other places called Colfax, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Colfax is 46.470N. The longitude is -96.873W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 91.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colfax demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Richland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58018 ZIP code.
38% of Colfax residents report German ancestry, and 3% 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 $19,635, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Colfax residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Colfax, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $375. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,042.
Richland 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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