Lafayette County, Florida
Lafayette is a county nestled in Florida and home to the city of Day. The population density is 16 people per square mile within the 543 square miles taken up by the County. The population in 2014 was estimated to be 8,835, and it has declined by -0.4 percent since 2010. Relative to Florida, Lafayette has a typical number of young familes at 5 percent, an average number of children under 18 at 20 percent, and a less than average (17.3) number of retirees at 14 percent. 85 percent of families tend to stay in place, living in the same house more than one year. Approximately 78 percent of the population in Lafayette have graduated high school, with 9 percent having a college degree or higher.
Median Home Price
3 percent of the 3,300 homes are multi-unit buildings, and these homes are used by 2,710 families. Homes have a median value of $116.6k. The percent of homeowners is roughly 80 percent. The median household income is $39.7k, which is greater than the state. The standard commute for citizens to one of the County's 247 firms is 24 minutes.