Lafayette County, Florida Population 2021

Lafayette County, Florida's estimated population is 7,884 with a growth rate of -3.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafayette County, Florida is the 67th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 8,808 and has seen a growth of -10.49% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,884-269-3.30%
20208,153-269-3.19%
20198,422-269-3.10%
20188,691891.03%
20178,602-145-1.66%
20168,747230.26%
20158,724-138-1.56%
20148,862430.49%
20138,819280.32%
20128,791-7-0.08%
20118,798-10-0.11%
20108,8083,23057.91%
19905,5781,54338.24%
19804,0351,14339.52%
19702,89230.10%
19602,889-551-16.02%
19503,440-965-21.91%
19404,405441.01%
19304,361-1,881-30.13%
19206,242-468-6.97%
19106,7101,72334.55%
19004,9871,30135.30%
18903,6861,24551.00%
18802,44165836.90%
18701,783-285-13.78%
18602,0680.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-3.30%
County Website
State
Founded
December 23, 1853
County Seat
2010 Population
8,808
Growth Since 2010
-10.49%
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Lafayette County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,93180.25%
Black or African American1,39416.14%
Two or More Races2643.06%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.15%
Some Other Race70.08%
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Lafayette County, Florida Population by Race

Lafayette County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Lafayette County, Florida Median Age

37.3


Total

35.9


Male

39.4


Female

Lafayette County, Florida Adults

There are 6,738 adults, (1,188 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette County, Florida.

Lafayette County, Florida Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

3,512

40.66%

Male

5,125

59.34%

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

Type Owner Renter
Married95.2%4.8%
All84.4%15.6%
Male81.8%18.2%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Female63.2%36.8%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1753.2784.4
Married1,2494.0895.2
Non Family6401.0971.4
Female2424.5163.2
Male445.3981.8

4.06

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

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Lafayette County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5409.09%
9th to 12th Grade92915.64%
High School Graduate2,30838.87%
Some College1,20420.28%
Associates Degree2594.36%
Bachelors Degree3105.22%
Graduate Degree3886.53%
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Lafayette County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafayette County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0553,262426
Hispanic941670240
Black8574918
2+ Races18414539
Islander2828
Native American13
Other Race52

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 25.50%.

Lafayette County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,996$42,588$30,250
Less Than 9th Grade$43,523$40,000$45,747
High School Graduate$32,096$41,563$
Some College$34,896$44,523$26,071
Bachelors Degree$31,413$31,522$27,361
Graduate Degree$39,844$$39,844

$36,996

Average Earnings

$42,588

Average Male

$30,250

Average Female

Lafayette County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafayette County, Florida Language by Age

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Lafayette County, Florida Language

78.89% of Lafayette County, Florida residents speak only English, while 21.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.66% of the population.

Lafayette County, Florida Language

Lafayette County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,20156210.81%
Black76221728.48%
Hispanic1,033848.13%
Multiple1524026.32%
Islander28725.00%

12.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Florida is Black, with 28.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Florida is Hispanic, with 8.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.18%.

Lafayette County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.38%
High School12.00%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%

Lafayette County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed85.19%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed6.76%
Male Employed3.90%

Lafayette County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafayette County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,165$57,595
Families$60,360$67,812
Married Families$69,620-
Non Families$22,077$30,214
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Income by Household Type

Lafayette County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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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645

Number of Veterans

567

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War181
Vietnam156
Second Gulf War140
Korea65
World War II35

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54218
75+175
65 to 74107
18 to 3477
55 to 6468

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White60911.67%
Black292.35%
Hispanic212.18%
2+ Races73.27%

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Race

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Education

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12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette County, Florida Veterans by Education

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39.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

9.8%

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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60.60%

Born in Lafayette County, Florida

92.96%

Native Born

7.04%

Foreign Born

3.97%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.96% of Lafayette County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 60.60% having been born in Florida. 3.97% 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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