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Lafayette County Statistics

Facts

Land area631.7 square miles
Population Density75 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)51,318
Population change8.4%
Under 5 years of age5.4%
Under 1818.2%
65 and over11.1%
Females51.1%
White72.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.3
Asian2.6%
Two or more races1%
Black or African American23.8%
Native American0.3%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school86%
Had a bachelor degree or higher37.2%
Veterans2,287

Households and Housing

Households15,743
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more71.8%
Median household income$43,328
The Per capita income$21,388
Live below the poverty line25.6%
Housing units23,283
Multi-unit structures26%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$163,000
Residents owning their homes59.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms3,805
Women-owned firms21.9%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$507,113
Retail sales per capita$11,711
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data