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.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lafayette County, Florida
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.