Lafayette County, Missouri Population 2018

Lafayette County, Missouri's estimated population is 32,641 with a growth rate of -0.45% 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
201732,641-148-0.45%
201632,7892470.76%
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
White30,905
Two or More Races844
Black or African American655
Asian153
Some Other Race127
American Indian and Alaska Native83
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lafayette County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lafayette County, Missouri Median Age

42.1


Total

40.9


Male

43.5


Female

Lafayette County, Missouri Adults

There are 25,116 adults, (5,836 of which are seniors) in Lafayette County, Missouri.

Lafayette County, Missouri Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

16,668

50.83%

Male

16,121

49.17%

Lafayette County, Missouri Households and Families

Lafayette County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lafayette County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family62%38%
Male61.8%38.2%
Female43.2%56.8%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,3012.4174.1
Married7,0802.8988.5
Non Family3,9071.1662
Female1,4373.0643.2
Male8773.0761.8

2.83

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade8903.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,6117.14%
High School Graduate9,64242.72%
Some College4,70920.87%
Associates Degree1,5817.01%
Bachelors Degree2,86112.68%
Graduate Degree1,2745.65%

Lafayette County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,10819,0843,896
Black531426129
Hispanic4452184
Multiple Races28321961
Asian1225421
Other Race11757
Native American776024
Islander1919

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 31.17%.

Lafayette County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,950$40,896$23,763
Less Than High School$23,459$36,528$12,941
High School Grad$28,162$38,459$19,487
Some College$31,722$42,625$23,365
Bachelors Degree$40,153$55,060$37,566
Graduate Degree$41,905$60,338$35,196

$31,950

Average Earnings

$40,896

Average Male

$23,763

Average Female

Lafayette County, Missouri Language

Lafayette County, Missouri Language by Age

Lafayette County, Missouri Language

97.44% of Lafayette County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.81% of the population.

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,6993,24010.91%
Hispanic86048055.81%
Multiple82518121.94%
Other1266148.41%
Black566457.95%
Native701927.14%
Asian14410.69%

12.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.41%

Male Poverty Rate

14.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 55.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Missouri is Asian, with 0.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.26%.

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.42%
Some College10.51%
High School9.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Lafayette County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.02%
Male Unemployed16.95%
Female Employed7.67%
Male Employed4.98%

Lafayette County, Missouri Income

Lafayette County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,830$61,157
Families$61,635$70,114
Married Families$72,201$
Non Families$27,466$35,503

Lafayette County, Missouri Marital Status

Lafayette County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Lafayette County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by War

2,508

Number of Veterans

2,449

Male Veterans

59

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam810
First Gulf War453
Korea383
Second Gulf War354
World War II152

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+779
35 to 54626
65 to 74548
55 to 64442
18 to 34113

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3369.78%
Black10118.00%
2 or More4312.95%
Indian2836.36%
Hispanic132.49%

Lafayette County, Missouri Veterans by Education

4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette County, Missouri Employment Status

Lafayette County, Missouri Employment by Age

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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