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Lafayette County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2019: 8,875 (all rural); it was 7,022 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 928
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,027
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,723
Renter-occupied apartments: 625 (it was 419 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

33%

Land area: 543 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lafayette County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.0%), Retail trade (16.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.8%), Public administration (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lafayette County, FL (2019)
    • 5,77465.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,44016.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,40315.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1581.8%Two or more races
    • 370.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 130.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Florida median age:

42.4 years
Males: 5,263  (59.3%)
Females: 3,612  (40.7%)
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Average household size:
Lafayette County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,379 ($30,651 in 1999)
This county:

$53,379
Florida:

$59,227

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $470 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $681)
This county:

$470
State:

$1097


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,192 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$119,192
Florida:

$245,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,480 - $188,087
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,104
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $325

Institutionalized population: 2,086

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 2

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 56
  • Auto thefts: 6
Lafayette County, FL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $233,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Lafayette, FL residents
Average permit cost in Lafayette, FL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,143 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $642 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Lafayette, FL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lafayette, FL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lafayette, FL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.6%
Lafayette County:

11.6%
Florida:

12.7%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 37.7 years old
(Males: 36.1 years old, Females: 39.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.8 years old, Black residents: 34.9 years old, Asian residents: 92.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.0 years old, Other race residents: 44.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lafayette County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.

Cities in this county include: Day, Mayo.

Lafayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year in Lafayette, FL
County total employment by year in Lafayette, FL
County average yearly wages by year in Lafayette, FL

Current college students: 226
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 636 (44.8% naturalized citizens)

Lafayette County:

7.2%
Whole state:

21.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 662010 or later
  • 2672000 to 2009
  • 1551990 to 1999
  • 721980 to 1989
  • 381970 to 1979
  • 37Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.3%

Lafayette County marital status for males Lafayette County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,608
  • One, attached: 14
  • 3 or 4: 65
  • 5 to 9: 18
  • 20 to 49: 58
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 1,407
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 86

Housing units in Lafayette County with a mortgage: 699 (34 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,208

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

56.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lafayette County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,95315
Catholic4601
Black Protestant1781
Mainline Protestant1633
None5,116-
Lafayette County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Lafayette County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Lafayette County:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lafayette County:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

31.6%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Lafayette County:

Average size of farms: 472 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $246,751
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $476.24
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $221,428
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.66%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 44.61%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,413
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.08%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.93
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 53.99%
Vegetables: 241 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 63 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lafayette County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 333.9 miles away from Lafayette County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 255.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 270.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 268.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 342.1 miles away from Lafayette County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 335.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Florida Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4486, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Florida Hurricane Irma, Incident Period: September 4, 2017 - October 18, 2017, FEMA Id: 4337, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Hermine, Incident Period: August 31, 2016 to September 11, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4280: September 28, 2016, FEMA Id: 4280, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Tropical Storm Debby, Incident Period: June 23, 2012 to July 26, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4068: July 03, 2012, FEMA Id: 4068, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to May 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1831: April 21, 2009, FEMA Id: 1831, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1561: September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: 1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to October 08, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1545: September 04, 2004, FEMA Id: 1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1539: August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lafayette

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,308 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 202 (12.9%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 17 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 17 (1.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (25%)
  • Brazil (21%)
  • Cuba (18%)
  • Honduras (17%)
  • Jamaica (10%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (4%)
  • Micronesia (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lafayette County


  • American (18%)
  • English (8%)
  • Brazilian (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lafayette County, Florida in 2000:

  • 1,190 people in state prisons
  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 41 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Lafayette County, Florida in 2010:

  • 2,018 people in state prisons
  • 50 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,816.

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Florida average:

7.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.15% relocated from other counties in Florida ($33,187 average AGI)
1.75% relocated from other states ($8,154 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

1.75%
Florida average:

3.87%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Suwannee County, FL  2.15% ($24,279 average AGI)


6.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Florida average:

6.59%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.56% relocated to other counties in Florida ($32,581 average AGI)
1.19% relocated to other states ($4,221 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

1.19%
Florida average:

2.71%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suwannee County, FL  2.28% ($37,413 average AGI)
to Columbia County, FL  0.99% ($38,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Lafayette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Lafayette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lafayette County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lafayette County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lafayette County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lafayette County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lafayette County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lafayette County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lafayette County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 830 (666 aged, 164 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 432 (27%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lafayette County, Florida in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (20)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,257
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,107

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 16
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 25

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,875
  • Male householders: 1,048 (196 living alone), Female householders: 1,173 (393 living alone)
  • 1,260 spouses (1,206 opposite-sex spouses), 104 unmarried partners, (104 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,443 children (2,254 natural, 59 adopted, 129 stepchildren), 636 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 129 parents, 0 foster children, 398 other relatives, 156 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,515

Size of family households: 682 2-persons, 236 3-persons, 284 4-persons, 195 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 590 1-person, 51 2-persons, 14 3-persons.

1,175 married couples with children.
148 single-parent households (11 men, 137 women).

77.7% of residents of Lafayette speak English at home.
18.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 83% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $26,096,000 ($3,488 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,778,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $11,986,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,067,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $466,000
Federal grants: $5,220,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,413,000 ($1,181,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $944,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $164,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,193,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,451,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 492
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 325
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +129
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +652
Here:

+82 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lafayette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.20 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Year house built in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 1252014 or later
  • 1022010 to 2013
  • 4702000 to 2009
  • 4511990 to 1999
  • 8511980 to 1989
  • 6521970 to 1979
  • 2311960 to 1969
  • 831950 to 1959
  • 461940 to 1949
  • 2321939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 391 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 463 rooms
  • 2254 rooms
  • 5515 rooms
  • 3646 rooms
  • 2587 rooms
  • 1588 rooms
  • 2289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 201 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1173 rooms
  • 944 rooms
  • 425 rooms
  • 216 rooms
  • 347 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 55no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 3842 bedrooms
  • 1,0023 bedrooms
  • 3484 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 20no bedroom
  • 721 bedroom
  • 922 bedrooms
  • 1523 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 33no vehicle
  • 4921 vehicle
  • 7332 vehicles
  • 5113 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 855+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 76no vehicle
  • 1991 vehicle
  • 612 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.6% of Lafayette County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 97% lived in Florida.

Lafayette County:

86.6%
State average:

84.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,375
  • Other state: 2,286
  • Northeast: 375
  • Midwest: 476
  • South: 1,293
  • West: 137
Year householders moved into unit in Lafayette County, FL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lafayette County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 83.1%Electricity
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 100.0%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 56
Here:

7.7%
Florida:

14.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Florida:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 99
Here:

36.8%
Florida:

19.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lafayette County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,336,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    Regular Highways: $885,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Health - Other: $701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $489,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Central Staff Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $140,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $463,000
    General Revenue - Other: $316,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $215,000
    Rents: $139,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $431,000
    Regular Highways: $384,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    General - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $948,000
    Housing and Community Development: $350,000
    Highways: $319,000
    Sewerage: $138,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,206,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $360,000
    Other Selective Sales: $197,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $27,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $15,000

Lafayette County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,336,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    Regular Highways: $885,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Health - Other: $701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $489,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Central Staff Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $140,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $463,000
    General Revenue - Other: $316,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $215,000
    Rents: $139,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $431,000
    Regular Highways: $384,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    General - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $948,000
    Housing and Community Development: $350,000
    Highways: $319,000
    Sewerage: $138,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,206,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $360,000
    Other Selective Sales: $197,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $27,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $15,000

Lafayette County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,336,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    Regular Highways: $885,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Health - Other: $701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $489,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Central Staff Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $140,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $463,000
    General Revenue - Other: $316,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $215,000
    Rents: $139,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $431,000
    Regular Highways: $384,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    General - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $948,000
    Housing and Community Development: $350,000
    Highways: $319,000
    Sewerage: $138,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,206,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $360,000
    Other Selective Sales: $197,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $27,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $15,000

Lafayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $355,000
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,336,000
    Police Protection: $937,000
    Regular Highways: $885,000
    Correctional Institutions: $811,000
    Health - Other: $701,000
    Solid Waste Management: $489,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $330,000
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000
    Central Staff Services: $229,000
    Libraries: $140,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $121,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $97,000
    Financial Administration: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $500,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $78,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $92,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $463,000
    General Revenue - Other: $316,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $215,000
    Rents: $139,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $431,000
    Regular Highways: $384,000
    Police Protection: $114,000
    General - Other: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $688,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $948,000
    Housing and Community Development: $350,000
    Highways: $319,000
    Sewerage: $138,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,206,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $360,000
    Other Selective Sales: $197,000
    Other License: $40,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $27,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $15,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 128
  • Number of aged recipients: 14
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 114
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 69
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 26
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 42
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 53
Most common first names in Lafayette County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4972.3 years
John3474.2 years
William3176.1 years
Mary2177.1 years
Robert1872.3 years
Thomas1273.8 years
David1267.7 years
Joseph1274.6 years
Willie1073.5 years
Henry967.4 years
Most common last names in Lafayette County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Land3279.0 years
Jackson3176.3 years
Hart2477.7 years
Williams2276.9 years
Osteen2176.9 years
Buchanan1977.8 years
Jones1882.4 years
Folsom1876.8 years
Smith1779.5 years
Thomas1476.6 years

Businesses in Lafayette County, FL

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