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Lafayette, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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.


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Lafayette, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 506
Population in Households 506
Population in Familes 406
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 439
Diversity Index2 11
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 221
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,407
Average Household Income $65,846
Per Capita Income $26,916
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.2%
Households 0.22% 0.27%
Families 1.86% 0.14%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lafayette, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 508 44th
Population Density1 # 529 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 583 35th
Median Household Income # 323 64th
Per Capita Income # 499 45th

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