Lafayette County, Mississippi's estimated population is 55,450 with a growth rate of 0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafayette County, Mississippi is the 15th largest county in Mississippi. The 2010 Population was 47,568 and has seen a growth of 16.57% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.03%.
94.91% of Lafayette County, Mississippi residents speak only English, while 5.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.76% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Mississippi is Hispanic, with 34.33% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette County, Mississippi is Multiple, with 1.52% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.50%.
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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, Mississippi
96.25% of Lafayette County, Mississippi residents were born in the United States, with 58.06% having been born in Mississippi. 2.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.