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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade C
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

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Colfax County is located in New Mexico with a population of 12,168. In Colfax County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Colfax County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Colfax County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$104,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$676
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Colfax County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    304.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,138.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,769.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    293.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

Working in Colfax County

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,302
National
$62,843

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