La Fayette, Alabama Population 2022

2,620
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La Fayette is a city located in Alabama. La Fayette has a 2020 population of 2,620. La Fayette is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -2.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,684 in 2010.

The average household income in La Fayette is $47,022 with a poverty rate of 23.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $484 per month, and the median house value is $110,100. The median age in La Fayette is 41.8 years, 41.1 years for males, and 42 years for females.

La Fayette Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of La Fayettewas:

  • Black or African American: 65.06%
  • White: 31.21%
  • Other race: 1.64%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of La Fayette, Alabama is 2,620 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,684.

La Fayette, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91231.21%
Black or African American1,90165.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.62%
Asian431.47%
Some Other Race481.64%
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La Fayette Population by Race

La Fayette Population Pyramid 2022

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La Fayette Median Age

41.8


Total

39.3


Male

43.1


Female

La Fayette Adults

There are 2,206 adults, (446 of whom are seniors) in La Fayette.

La Fayette Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

La Fayette Sex Ratio

Female

1,626

55.65%

Male

1,296

44.35%

La Fayette Population by Age

La Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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La Fayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married77.5%22.5%
All60.3%39.7%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Female36.5%63.5%

60.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

La Fayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1512.2960.3
Married3063.6277.5
Male622.5100
Female3012.9236.5
Non Family4821.0259.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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La Fayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1135.58%
9th to 12th Grade31615.61%
High School Graduate75537.30%
Some College43821.64%
Associates Degree1577.76%
Bachelors Degree1708.40%
Graduate Degree753.71%
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La Fayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race232323
Hispanic282323
White712633153
Black1,26692169
Native American1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

La Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,690$35,403$21,042
Less Than 9th Grade$19,539$28,750$19,013
High School Graduate$18,949$31,083$18,236
Some College$35,714$49,750$31,597
Bachelors Degree$40,962$$41,346
Graduate Degree$83,370$83,804$

$26,690

Average Earnings

$35,403

Average Male

$21,042

Average Female

La Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Fayette Language by Age

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La Fayette Language

100.00% of La Fayette residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

La Fayette Language

La Fayette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,77254630.81%
White758739.63%
OtherNaN%

23.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.24%

Male Poverty Rate

28.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Fayette is Black, with 30.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Fayette is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.18%.

La Fayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.24%
High School18.18%
Some College3.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

La Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed11.09%
Female Unemployed100.00%

La Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Fayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,448$42,767
Families$47,450$57,674
Married Families$57,000-
Non Families$16,066$22,060
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Income by Household Type

La Fayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

22.8%

Female Marriage Rate

La Fayette Married by Age and Sex

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La Fayette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

La Fayette Marital Status by Race

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La Fayette Marital Status

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111

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War29
Vietnam30
Korea
World War II4

La Fayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341
35 to 5454
55 to 6433
65 to 7416
75+7

La Fayette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White546.84%
Black574.14%

La Fayette Veterans by Race

La Fayette Veterans by Education

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29.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Fayette Veterans by Education

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39.9%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

La Fayette Employment by Age

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La Fayette Employment by Race

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La Fayette Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.96%

Born in La Fayette

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of La Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 81.96% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

La Fayette Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,6050.00%
19703,5309253.09%
19803,6471170.33%
19903,151-496-1.45%
20003,234830.26%
20103,003-231-0.74%
20112,971-32-1.07%
20122,939-32-1.08%
20132,907-32-1.09%
20142,875-32-1.10%
20152,843-32-1.11%
20162,811-32-1.13%
20172,779-32-1.14%
20182,747-32-1.15%
20192,715-32-1.16%
20202,684-31-1.14%
20212,652-32-1.19%
20222,620-32-1.21%

La Fayette Population by Year