Lafayette County, Missouri Population 2018

Lafayette County, Missouri's estimated population is 32,641 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafayette County, Missouri is the 35th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201732,655140.04%
201732,641990.30%
201632,542-84-0.26%
201532,626-7-0.02%
201432,633-202-0.62%
201332,835-229-0.69%
201233,064-151-0.45%
201133,215-179-0.54%
201033,3942,2877.35%
199031,1071,1823.95%
198029,9253,29912.39%
197026,6261,3525.35%
196025,27420.01%
195025,272-2,584-9.28%
194027,856-1,403-4.80%
193029,259-747-2.49%
192030,006-148-0.49%
191030,154-1,525-4.81%
190031,6791,4954.95%
189030,1844,47417.40%
188025,7103,08713.65%
187022,6232,52512.56%
186020,0986,40846.81%
185013,6906,875100.88%
18406,8153,903134.03%
18302,9120.00%

Lafayette County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White30,750
Two or More Races765
Black or African American662
Some Other Race222
Asian158
American Indian and Alaska Native80
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander18

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lafayette County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lafayette County, Missouri Median Age

42.2


Total

41.2


Male

43.7


Female

Lafayette County, Missouri Adults

There are 25,051 adults, (5,869 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette County, Missouri.

Lafayette County, Missouri Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

16,534

50.63%

Male

16,121

49.37%

Lafayette County, Missouri Households and Families

Lafayette County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lafayette County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female36%64%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,2242.4272.9
Married7,0422.8887.9
Non Family3,9471.1664.6
Female1,3023.3736
Male9332.9246.7

2.85

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lafayette County, Missouri Households

Lafayette County, Missouri Education

Lafayette County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8863.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,6497.31%
High School Graduate9,57042.43%
Some College4,73120.97%
Associates Degree1,5947.07%
Bachelors Degree2,75512.21%
Graduate Degree1,3726.08%

Lafayette County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,06319,0363,904
Black526416119
Hispanic4942417
Multiple Races27520656
Other Race210153
Asian1256723
Native American725018
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 25.00%.

Lafayette County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,550$40,453$26,595
Less Than High School$25,172$36,667$14,673
High School Grad$30,047$35,865$20,243
Some College$35,112$43,554$26,557
Bachelors Degree$41,301$51,071$40,032
Graduate Degree$45,525$53,143$41,638

$34,550

Average Earnings

$40,453

Average Male

$26,595

Average Female

Lafayette County, Missouri Language

Lafayette County, Missouri Language by Age

Lafayette County, Missouri Language

97.28% of Lafayette County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,5733,31711.22%
Hispanic88457565.05%
Multiple75112716.91%
Other2229944.59%
Black588447.48%
Native622337.10%

12.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.68%

Male Poverty Rate

14.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 65.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Missouri is Black, with 7.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.11%.

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.56%
High School11.76%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.40%
Male Unemployed19.52%
Female Employed6.89%
Male Employed4.15%

Lafayette County, Missouri Income

Lafayette County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,557$66,982
Families$63,226$76,243
Married Families$74,418$
Non Families$28,019$40,200

Lafayette County, Missouri Marital Status

Lafayette County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Lafayette County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lafayette County, Missouri Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by War

2,403

Number of Veterans

2,348

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam850
First Gulf War442
Second Gulf War407
Korea336
World War II149

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+711
35 to 54599
65 to 74540
55 to 64451
18 to 34102

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2689.56%
Black7713.53%
2 or More3611.54%
Indian2230.56%
Hispanic91.67%

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by Education

3.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette County, Missouri Employment Status

Lafayette County, Missouri Employment by Age

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette County, Missouri Employment by Race

Lafayette County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lafayette County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Oak Grove 782979941652.11%
Odessa53005195-105-1.98%
Higginsville47864651-135-2.82%
Lexington47274584-143-3.03%
Concordia24502385-65-2.65%
Waverly849832-17-2.00%
Wellington812798-14-1.72%
Corder407399-8-1.97%
Alma402394-8-1.99%
Lake Lafayette327322-5-1.53%
Blackburn 249247-2-0.80%
Emma 240237-3-1.25%
Bates City224220-4-1.79%
Napoleon222218-4-1.80%
Mayview212208-4-1.89%
Dover103101-2-1.94%
Aullville10098-2-2.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990