Colfax County is located in east-central Nebraska. The County Seat is Schuyler and the largest city is Schuyler. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.colfaxne.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,504 and the 2010 census population was 10,515. The land area is 411.66 square miles and there are 25.5 persons per square mile.
91.6% of the population is White, 2.6% is Black or African American, 43.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 3.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.5% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 70.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $87,900, there are 3,686 households, an average of 2.81 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,751, the median household income is $51,765, and 15.5% of the persons in Colfax County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 606. Retail sales (in $1000) were $107,576, and sales per capita were $10,802. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21%.
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