Lafayette, Ohio Population 2024

394

Lafayette is a city located in Allen County Ohio. Lafayette has a 2024 population of 394. Lafayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 400 in 2020.

The average household income in Lafayette is $65,970 with a poverty rate of 7.04%. The median age in Lafayette is 33.5 years: 36.2 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Lafayette Demographics

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

  • White: 94.71%
  • Two or more races: 5.29%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,694.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.5% (-6)
The current population of Lafayette, Ohio is 394 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 400.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34094.71%
Two or more races195.29%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lafayette Population by Race

Lafayette Population Pyramid 2024

Lafayette Median Age

33.5

Total

36.2

Male

32.6

Female

Lafayette Adults

There are 260 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette.

Lafayette Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette Sex Ratio

Female17949.86%
Male18050.14%

Lafayette Population by Age

Lafayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1492.4169.830.2
Married672.7388.111.9
Non Family481.385050
Female233.3965.234.8
Male112.9154.545.5

2.73

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lafayette Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade124.94%
Associates Degree3916.05%
Bachelors Degree72.88%
Graduate Degree114.53%
High School Graduate12350.62%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College5120.99%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lafayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White24022818
2+ Races330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.5%.

Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$47,500$49,000$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$45,833$48,833$25,000
Some College$45,313$46,071$38,750

$45,833

Average Earnings

$48,833

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Lafayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafayette Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lafayette Language

100% of Lafayette residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Lafayette Language

Lafayette Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White327257.65%

7.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.68%

Male Poverty Rate

8.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette is White, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette is White, with 7.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Lafayette Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.67%
High School3.25%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lafayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed12.66%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lafayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafayette Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$46,250$61,432
Households$49,063$65,970
Married Families$80,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,188$60,510

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lafayette Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lafayette Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

32

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War5
Vietnam5
Korea0
World War II0

Lafayette Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5425
75+7
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740

Lafayette Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3212.45%

Lafayette Veterans by Race

Lafayette Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.6%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lafayette Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lafayette 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

79.94%

Born in Lafayette

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Lafayette residents were born in the United States, with 79.94% having been born in Ohio. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lafayette Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029388-1-0.26%
2028389-1-0.26%
2027390-2-0.51%
2026392-1-0.25%
2025393-1-0.25%
2024394-2-0.51%
2023396-2-0.5%
2022398-4-1%
202140220.5%
2020400-18-4.31%
2019418-1-0.24%
201841920.48%
2017417-5-1.18%
2016422-2-0.47%
2015424-5-1.17%
2014429-1-0.23%
2013430-1-0.23%
2012431-3-0.69%
2011434-5-1.14%
201043900%

Lafayette Population by Year