The City of Lafayette had a population of 506 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Lafayette is located at latitude 44.4472 and longitude -94.3933 in Nicollet County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lafayette (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nicollet County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.
The City of Lafayette (GNIS ID: 2395584) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lafayette population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lafayette: City of Lafayette.
|Population in Households||506|
|Population in Familes||406|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||244 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||177 (72.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||44 (18.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||23 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$116,129|
|Average Home Value||$152,247|
|Median Household Income||$57,407|
|Average Household Income||$65,846|
|Per Capita Income||$26,916|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.1%|
|Per Capita Income||2.03%|
The table below compares Lafayette to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 508||44th|
|Population Density1||# 529||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 583||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 323||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 499||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.