Lafe, Arkansas Population 2024

416

Lafe is a city located in Clay County and Greene County Arkansas. Lafe has a 2024 population of 416. Lafe is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -0.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 418 in 2020.

The average household income in Lafe is $49,363 with a poverty rate of 40.91%. The median age in Lafe is 40.1 years: 45.3 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Lafe Demographics

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

  • White: 99.29%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
204.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.48% (-2)
The current population of Lafe, Arkansas is 416 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 418.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White41899.29%
Two or more races20.48%
Native American10.24%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lafe Population by Race

Lafe Population Pyramid 2024

Lafe Median Age

40.1

Total

45.3

Male

34.9

Female

Lafe Adults

There are 310 adults, (66 of whom are seniors) in Lafe.

Lafe Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafe Sex Ratio

Female21751.54%
Male20448.46%

Lafe Population by Age

Lafe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1502.819010
Married863.1295.34.7
Non Family451.621000
Female154.453.346.7
Male43.50100

3.25

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

90.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lafe Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade217.24%
Associates Degree237.93%
Bachelors Degree217.24%
Graduate Degree20.69%
High School Graduate16857.93%
Less Than 9th Grade124.14%
Some College4314.83%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lafe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White28925623
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.96%.

Lafe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$47,813
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,500$30,357$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$11,406$0$0
Overall$26,528$30,139$25,865
Some College$27,386$41,250$26,023

$26,528

Average Earnings

$30,139

Average Male

$25,865

Average Female

Lafe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lafe Language

98.2% of Lafe residents speak only English, while 1.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.8% of the population.

Lafe Language

Lafe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White41516840.48%
Multiple22100%
Native11100%

40.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.35%

Male Poverty Rate

49.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafe is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafe is White, with 40.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.3%.

Lafe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60.61%
High School36.9%
Some College19.7%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lafe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed24.05%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed16.67%
Female Unemployed14.29%

Lafe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$37,917$57,566
Households$33,182$49,363
Married Families$42,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,250$28,884

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lafe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lafe 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 35-44.

Lafe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lafe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam13
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Lafe Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5412
65 to 7411
55 to 648
75+7
18 to 340

Lafe Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3812.3%

Lafe Veterans by Race

Lafe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

26.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lafe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lafe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lafe 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

73.4%

Born in Lafe

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Lafe residents were born in the United States, with 73.4% having been born in Arkansas. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lafe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202941500%
202841500%
2027415-1-0.24%
202641600%
202541600%
2024416-1-0.24%
2023417-1-0.24%
2022418-3-0.71%
202142130.72%
2020418-43-9.33%
2019461-4-0.86%
201846520.43%
201746310.22%
201646210.22%
201546140.88%
201445730.66%
2013454-4-0.87%
201245840.88%
201145420.44%
201045200%

Lafe Population by Year