Colfax, LA 71417 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 71417: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Colfax, LA 71417

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Parish: Grant Parish
  • Centroid: Latitude 31.519, Longitude -92.706
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 145
  • PO Box Addresses: 201
  • Residential Addresses: 2,115
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,115

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Colfax, LA 71417 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,719
Daytime Population: Workers 1,327
Daytime Population: Residents 2,951
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,278
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 4,493
Population in Familes 3,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 226
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $36,874
Average Household Income $51,193
Per Capita Income $20,963


Total Housing Units 2,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,266 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 507 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $86,667
Average Home Value $122,354


Total Households 1,773
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,207
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 -0.11% -0.08%
Households -0.01% -0.02%
Families -0.23% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Colfax, LA 71417 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 71417 to the other 499 ZIP Codes in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 236 53rd
Population Density # 336 33rd
Diversity Index # 180 64th
Median Household Income # 342 32nd
Per Capita Income # 336 33rd

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