Lafayette County, Florida Population 2022

Lafayette County, Florida's estimated population is 8,098 with a growth rate of -0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafayette County, Florida is the 66th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 8,870 and has seen a growth of -8.70% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
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Lafayette County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

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Lafayette County, Florida Population by Race

Lafayette County, Florida Population Pyramid 2022

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Lafayette County, Florida Median Age

38.6


Total

37.3


Male

42.2


Female

Lafayette County, Florida Adults

There are 6,879 adults, (1,292 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette County, Florida.

Lafayette County, Florida Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

3,388

39.51%

Male

5,188

60.49%

Lafayette County, Florida Population by Age

Lafayette County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lafayette County, Florida Household Types

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette County, Florida Households and Families

3.77

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

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Lafayette County, Florida Households by Type

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Lafayette County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafayette County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 21.46%.

Lafayette County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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$38,843

Average Earnings

$40,136

Average Male

$30,344

Average Female

Lafayette County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafayette County, Florida Language by Age

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Lafayette County, Florida Language

80.46% of Lafayette County, Florida residents speak only English, while 19.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.79% of the population.

Lafayette County, Florida Language

Lafayette County, Florida Poverty by Race

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17.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.32%

Male Poverty Rate

23.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Florida is Black, with 31.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Florida is Hispanic, with 6.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.79%.

Lafayette County, Florida Poverty

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Lafayette County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Lafayette County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafayette County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Lafayette County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Lafayette County, Florida 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 45-54.

Lafayette County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Lafayette County, Florida Marital Status

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494

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by War

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Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Race

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Education

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26.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Education

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43.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette County, Florida Employment by Age

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Lafayette County, Florida Employment by Race

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Lafayette County, Florida 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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67.85%

Born in Lafayette County, Florida

93.35%

Native Born

6.65%

Foreign Born

3.86%

Non Citizen

2.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.35% of Lafayette County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 67.85% having been born in Florida. 3.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lafayette County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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