La Fayette, Illinois Population 2024

165

La Fayette is a city located in Stark County Illinois. La Fayette has a 2024 population of 165. La Fayette is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 162 in 2020.

The average household income in La Fayette is $67,002 with a poverty rate of 7.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in La Fayette is 43.8 years, 40.5 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

La Fayette Demographics

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

  • White: 81.29%
  • Two or more races: 16.13%
  • Black or African American: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
873.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.85% (3)
The current population of La Fayette, Illinois is 165 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 162.

La Fayette, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12681.29%
Two or more races2516.13%
Black or African American31.94%
Native American10.65%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

La Fayette Population by Race

La Fayette Population Pyramid 2024

La Fayette Median Age

43.8

Total

40.5

Male

48.8

Female

La Fayette Adults

There are 126 adults, (38 of whom are seniors) in La Fayette.

La Fayette Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

La Fayette Sex Ratio

Female5636.13%
Male9963.87%

La Fayette Population by Age

La Fayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All841.8592.97.1
Non Family561.0492.97.1
Married213.621000
Male536040
Female231000
showing: 5 rows

3.43

Average Family Size

1.85

Average Household Size

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

La Fayette Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

La Fayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

La Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 2.75%.

La Fayette Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,462

Average Earnings

$48,646

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

La Fayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

La Fayette Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

La Fayette Language

100% of La Fayette residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

La Fayette Language

La Fayette Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11665.17%
Multiple25520%
showing: 2 rows

7.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.06%

Male Poverty Rate

8.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in La Fayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in La Fayette is Multiple, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in La Fayette is White, with 5.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.08%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.07%.

La Fayette Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School8.54%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

La Fayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.85%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

La Fayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

La Fayette Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

La Fayette Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

La Fayette Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

La Fayette Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

La Fayette Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11

Number of Veterans

11

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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La Fayette Veterans by War

count

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La Fayette Veterans by Age

count

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La Fayette Veterans by Race

La Fayette Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

La Fayette Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

La Fayette Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

La Fayette Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

La Fayette Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.61%

Born in La Fayette

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of La Fayette residents were born in the United States, with 91.61% having been born in Illinois. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917521.16%
202817321.17%
202717121.18%
202616921.2%
202516721.21%
202416521.23%
202316321.24%
202216121.26%
2021159-3-1.85%
2020162-36-18.18%
2019198-2-1%
2018200-2-0.99%
2017202-2-0.98%
201620410.49%
2015203-6-2.87%
2014209-2-0.95%
2013211-3-1.4%
2012214-4-1.83%
2011218-4-1.8%
2010222
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La Fayette Population by Year