Lafayette, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 490 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 261  (53.3%)
Females: 229  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Minnesota median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 56054.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,822 (it was $36,719 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$48,822
MN:

$60,702

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,657 (it was $15,347 in 2000)

Lafayette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $79,267 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$79,267
MN:

$180,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $176,197; Detached houses: $185,324; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,780; In 2-unit structures: $132,905; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $148,163; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $61,316; Mobile homes: $37,056

Median gross rent in 2013: $525.

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  • Races in Lafayette, MN (2010)

    Lafayette races chart
    • 48796.6%White alone
    • 122.4%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Lafayette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lafayette: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.7%), Swedish (10.0%), Norwegian (8.3%), United States (3.5%), Irish (3.3%), Czech (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1014 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 425 people per square mile   (low).

Lafayette,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city:

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Minnesota:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $889 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $971 (1.2%)

Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (53.9 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (65.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (383.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Winthrop, MN (2.6 miles ), Gibbon, MN (3.0 miles ), New Ulm, MN (3.2 miles ), Gaylord, MN (3.4 miles ), Courtland, MN (3.6 miles ), Searles, MN (3.9 miles) , Nicollet, MN (4.0 miles ), Fairfax, MN (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $138,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $71,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.45 N, Longitude: 94.39 W

Area code: 507

Lafayette household income distribution Lafayette home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +67 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lafayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lafayette, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lafayette-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Lafayette city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 tornado 30.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 125.7 miles away from Lafayette center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 248.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 253.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from Lafayette center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nicollet County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lafayette topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lafayette:

  • LAFAYETTE GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (251 SEVENTH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lafayette:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - WINTHROP (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WINTHROP, MN)
  • MBW ON CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; NEW ULM, MN)
  • IMMANUEL ST JOSEPHS - NEW ULM (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; NEW ULM, MN)
  • BROWN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; NEW ULM, MN)
  • GAYLORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 12 miles away; GAYLORD, MN)
  • GAYLORD COMM LAKEVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GAYLORD, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lafayette:

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 23 miles; Saint Peter, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Central College (about 26 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 29 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Ridgewater College (about 59 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Normandale Community College (about 59 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • St Olaf College (about 60 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)

Public elementary/middle school in Lafayette:

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Notable location: Lafayette Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lafayette include: First Lutheran Church (A), Saint Gregory's Catholic Church (B), First Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Gregory Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Lafayette: Lund Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Nicollet County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.2%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
39 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lafayette (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank Minnesota: Lafayette Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $314.2 mil, Deposits: $269.4 mil, headquarters in New Ulm, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorporation Of New Ulm, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

Lafayette travel time to work - commute Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lafayette city (based on Nicollet County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,19810
Evangelical Protestant5,75013
Catholic5,7415
Other101
None15,028-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Nicollet County:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Nicollet County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

5.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Nicollet County:

28.3%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.7%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lafayette:

52.2%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Lafayette:

28.9
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lafayette:

19.1%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lafayette:

11.9%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lafayette:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

40.8%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Lafayette:

79.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lafayette, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$2,130
Sewerage 1$8,180$98,1602$2,152
Totals for Government 1$8,180$98,1603$4,282

Lafayette government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $194,000 ($395.92)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($165.31)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($142.86)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($97.96)
    Fire Protection: $41,000 ($83.67)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($65.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($48.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($42.86)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($36.73)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($34.69)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($10.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $260,000 ($530.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($28.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $76,000 ($155.10)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($36.73)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($6.12)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.08)
    Liquor Stores: $1,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $259,000 ($528.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Lafayette government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($126.53)
    All Other: $26,000 ($53.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($51.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($16.33)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $12,000 ($24.49)
    From Other Government: $7,000 ($14.29)
    From Local Government: $3,000 ($6.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $26,000 ($53.06)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($12.24)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($2.04)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $199,000 ($406.12)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($112.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $126,000 ($257.14)
    All Other: $9,000 ($18.37)
  • Tax - Property: $107,000 ($218.37)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.04)

Lafayette government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $219,000 ($446.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $60,000 ($122.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $114,000 ($232.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $45,000 ($91.84)

Lafayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $572,000 ($1167.35)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $25,000 ($51.02)

8.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.42%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Blue Earth County, MN  3.30% ($34,046 average AGI)
from Le Sueur County, MN  0.58% ($30,096)
from Brown County, MN  0.48% ($38,557)


9.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Blue Earth County, MN  3.39% ($37,176 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.66% ($34,143)
to Le Sueur County, MN  0.57% ($33,151)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K230AI (93.9 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: NEW ULM CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K206DI (89.1 FM; NICOLLET, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:

  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)

Lafayette fatal accident list:

May 3, 2001 04:00 PM, Sr-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lafayette)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lafayette Water Tower (Lat: 44.450250 Lon: -94.387750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Call Sign: KNAI326
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.350 MHzGrant Date: 10/27/2011, Expiration Date: 01/08/2022Registrant: Alpha Wireless Communications Co., 1115 Cross St., North Mankato, MN 56003, Phone: (507) 625-6720, Fax: (507) 625-6725, Email:
  • 32589 561st Avenue (Lat: 44.475889 Lon: -94.558444), Call Sign: WQTP573
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.162 MHz, 464.162 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2014, Expiration Date: 03/19/2024, Certifier: Mark HagbergRegistrant: Two Way Communications, Inc., 426 1st Avenue, Hutchinson, MN 55350, Phone: (320) 587-9656, Fax: (320) 587-9724, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 840 Pioneer Ave (Lat: 44.447444 Lon: -94.393861), Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WNTU664
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.862 MHz, 928.862 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 07/26/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2009Registrant: Phone: (515) 228-2183
  • Winthrop N, Lat: 44.473583 Lon: -94.471083, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQKH680
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2009, Expiration Date: 05/22/2019, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr.Registrant: Dickstein Shapiro LLP, 1825 Eye St., Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-3042, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:
  • Winthrop S, Lat: 44.473583 Lon: -94.471083, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQKH680
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2009, Expiration Date: 05/22/2019, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr.Registrant: Dickstein Shapiro LLP, 1825 Eye St., Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-3042, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:
  • LAFAYETTE, 34043 571 Avenue (Lat: 44.455833 Lon: -94.411056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.5 m, Call Sign: WQPX255
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • A1P0784A, Rr1, County Road 88 - Box 220 (Lafayette - 050102) (Lat: 44.419306 Lon: -94.380472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92 m, Overall height: 93.6 m, Call Sign: WQVV218
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2015, Expiration Date: 05/18/2025, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0WZW, Grant Date: 05/18/1993, Expiration Date: 05/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2005, Registrant: Roger J Hanggi, 480 10th St, Lafayette, MN 56054

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lafayette that have no violations reported:

  • LAFAYETTE (Population served: 504, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Most common first names in Lafayette, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Anna1587.9 years
John978.8 years
Carl778.1 years
Albert683.5 years
Esther680.5 years
Richard668.6 years
Robert677.2 years
Emma587.0 years
Donald568.4 years
Henry578.8 years
Most common last names in Lafayette, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3178.0 years
Anderson982.4 years
Swenson978.0 years
Flygare882.9 years
Hacker881.9 years
Youngblom885.4 years
Nelson782.8 years
Malmberg780.0 years
Isenberg681.7 years
Maidl680.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (0%)

Lafayette compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2016.