Lafayette, Minnesota Population 2021

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Lafayette is a city located in Nicollet County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 491, it is the 498th largest city in Minnesota and the 13388th largest city in the United States . Lafayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 504 in 2010. Lafayette reached it's highest population of 504 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lafayette has a population density of 390 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lafayette is $71,921 with a poverty rate of 4.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $93,900. The median age in Lafayette is 34.2 years, 40.7 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Lafayette Demographics

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

  • White: 95.93%
  • Two or more races: 4.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lafayette, Minnesota is 491 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 494.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 504.

Lafayette, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54295.93%
Two or More Races234.07%
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Lafayette Population by Race

Lafayette Population Pyramid $2021

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Lafayette Median Age

34.2


Total

40.7


Male

30.8


Female

Lafayette Adults

There are 418 adults, (64 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette.

Lafayette Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette Sex Ratio

Female

303

53.63%

Male

262

46.37%

Lafayette Population by Age

Lafayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lafayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.2%1.8%
Male93.3%6.7%
All82.5%17.5%
Non Family64.5%35.5%
Female0%100%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2122.6782.5
Married1093.2198.2
Non Family621.1864.5
Male302.7393.3
Female115.450

3.07

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Lafayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.55%
9th to 12th Grade184.92%
High School Graduate14238.80%
Some College10227.87%
Associates Degree328.74%
Bachelors Degree6417.49%
Graduate Degree61.64%
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Lafayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.83%.

Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,086$47,596$26,944
Less Than 9th Grade$$40,417$7,188
High School Graduate$36,488$54,375$25,833
Some College$37,344$42,361$30,833
Bachelors Degree$27,212$60,625$26,154
Graduate Degree$33,750$$

$36,086

Average Earnings

$47,596

Average Male

$26,944

Average Female

Lafayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafayette Language by Age

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Lafayette Language

97.77% of Lafayette residents speak only English, while 2.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Lafayette Language

Lafayette Poverty by Race

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4.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.38%

Male Poverty Rate

7.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette is White, with 4.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette is White, with 4.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.61%.

Lafayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College2.24%
High School0.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Lafayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed11.64%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Lafayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,750$71,921
Families$76,250$78,978
Married Families$84,250-
Non Families$40,556$44,489
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Income by Household Type

Lafayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette Married by Age and Sex

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Lafayette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lafayette Marital Status by Race

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Lafayette Marital Status

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28

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War4
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Lafayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7410
55 to 649
75+5
35 to 542
18 to 342

Lafayette Veterans by Age

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Lafayette Veterans by Race

Lafayette Veterans by Education

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3.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette Veterans by Education

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84.3%

Labor Force Participation

82.9%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette Employment by Age

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Lafayette Employment by Race

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Lafayette 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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87.26%

Born in Lafayette

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lafayette residents were born in the United States, with 87.26% having been born in Minnesota. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lafayette Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021491-1-0.20%
2020492-1-0.20%
2019493-1-0.20%
20184940.00%
201749420.41%
2016492-1-0.20%
2015493-2-0.40%
2014495-1-0.20%
2013496-4-0.80%
2012500-2-0.40%
2011502-2-0.40%
20105040.00%

Lafayette Population by Year