The City of Lafayette had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lafayette: City of Lafayette.
|Daytime Population: Workers||220|
|Daytime Population: Residents||215|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||435|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.84|
|Population in Households||515|
|Population in Familes||413|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$57,257|
|Average Household Income||$66,178|
|Per Capita Income||$27,058|
|Total Housing Units||248 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||179 (72.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||46 (18.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$131,579|
|Average Home Value||$170,000|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.24%|
|Per Capita Income||2.88%|
The table below compares Lafayette to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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.
|Total Population||# 501||45th|
|Population Density||# 523||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 590||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 381||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 551||39th|
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