For population 25 years and over in LaFayette:
For population 15 years and over in LaFayette town:
198 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 1.0% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (9.5 miles , pop. 147,306).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (78.1 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (183.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Nedrow, NY (2.2 miles ), Pompey, NY (2.5 miles ), Onondaga, NY (2.6 miles ), Otisco, NY (2.7 miles ), Tully, NY (2.8 miles ), Fabius, NY (2.8 miles ), Tully, NY (2.8 miles ), Fabius, NY (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.91 N, Longitude: 76.11 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 315
Work and jobs in LaFayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in LaFayette, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
LaFayette-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 61% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.2 miles away from the LaFayette town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:LaFayette-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from LaFayette center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Onondaga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near LaFayette:
Amtrak station near LaFayette:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to LaFayette:
Public high school in LaFayette:
Public elementary/middle school in LaFayette:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.26. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.439. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in LaFayette and their reported violations in the past:LOG CABIN RESTAURANT (Address: 3417 Sentinel Heights Road , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BUTTERNUT LANDING MHP (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past health violations:LAFAYETTE BATHING BEACH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAFAYETTE COMMONS # 1 (Address: Route 11 N , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in LaFayette that have no violations reported:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
LaFayette compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for LaFayette (based on Onondaga County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 116
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Number of full-service restaurants: 370
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,377 average adjusted gross income)
0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($611 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,044 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($361 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in LaFayette:
Strongest FM radio stations in LaFayette:
TV broadcast stations around LaFayette:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for LaFayette, NY
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $19,819,000
Total average daily traffic: 94,383
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,075
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in LaFayette)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in LaFayette, NY)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in LaFayette)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in LaFayette, NY