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Lafayette County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2016: 33,080 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 32,960 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,930
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,528
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,478
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,564 (it was 3,091 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

31%

Land area: 629 sq. mi.

Water area: 9.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lafayette County: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.9%), Construction (13.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 45%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 53%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Lafayette County, MO (2017)
    • 30,28691.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9362.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8242.5%Two or more races
    • 6522.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1760.5%Asian alone
    • 730.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 320.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Missouri median age:

38.5 years
Males: 16,280  (49.2%)
Females: 16,800  (50.8%)
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Average household size:
Lafayette County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,914 ($38,235 in 1999)
This county:

$54,914
Missouri:

$53,578

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $500 (lower quartile is $389, upper quartile is $639)
This county:

$500
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,914 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$141,914
Missouri:

$156,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,653 - $192,269

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $164,015
Here:

$164,015
State:

$204,558

Townhouses or other attached units: $98,045
Here:

$98,045
State:

$195,769

In 2-unit structures: $203,110
Here:

$203,110
State:

$129,380

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,073
Here:

$97,073
State:

$235,831

Mobile homes: $56,141
Here:

$56,141
State:

$68,427

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,108
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $443

Institutionalized population: 512

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 103
  • Thefts: 111
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 92
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 99 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 1998: 105 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 1999: 110 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2002: 124 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2003: 132 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2004: 141 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2005: 126 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2006: 113 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2008: 49 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $213,700
  • 2014: 27 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $237,000
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $202,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Lafayette, MO residents
Average permit cost in Lafayette, MO
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,308 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,275 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Lafayette, MO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lafayette, MO in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lafayette, MO in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.7%
Lafayette County:

10.7%
Missouri:

13.4%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.8% for Black residents, 37.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 34.5% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.3 years old
(Males: 41.2 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 50.6 years old, American Indian residents: 62.6 years old, Asian residents: 40.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.3 years old, Other race residents: 27.5 years old)

Area name: Kansas City, MO-KS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lafayette County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $951 a month.

Cities in this county include: Odessa, Higginsville, Lexington, Concordia, Waverly, Wellington, Corder, Alma, Lake Lafayette, Mayview.

Lafayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Harford County, Maryland , Campbell County, Kentucky , Howard County , Sutter County, California .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%

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

Current college students: 947
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 507 (50.7% naturalized citizens)

Lafayette County:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 592010 or later
  • 2092000 to 2009
  • 511990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 421970 to 1979
  • 50Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,485
  • One, attached: 129
  • Two: 281
  • 3 or 4: 606
  • 5 to 9: 409
  • 10 to 19: 86
  • 20 to 49: 242
  • 50 or more: 202
  • Mobile homes: 1,504

Housing units in Lafayette County with a mortgage: 5,410 (130 second mortgage, 218 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,549

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

61.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lafayette County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,73345
Mainline Protestant4,72726
Other1,7336
Catholic1,3783
Black Protestant7616
None12,049-
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: 8
Lafayette County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lafayette County:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lafayette County:

9.4%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

30.7%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Lafayette County:

Average size of farms: 282 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $59,010
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $199.03
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 35.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,903
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 67.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $80,942
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.37%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.13
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.38%
Corn for grain: 99137 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 8750 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 113215 harvested acres
Vegetables: 93 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,739 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lafayette County-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.8 miles away from Lafayette County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 266.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 318.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 304.5 miles away from Lafayette County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 281.3 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:

  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3325: June 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 3325, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Missouri Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2011 to August 01, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4012: August 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4012, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to July 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1934: August 17, 2010, FEMA Id: 1934, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2007 to May 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1708: June 11, 2007, FEMA Id: 1708, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3232: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3232, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lafayette

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,110 (80.1%)
  • Carpooled: 974 (8.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 212 (1.9%)
  • Walked: 320 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 796 (7.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (34%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (19%)
  • Honduras (17%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (11%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Malaysia (5%)
  • Thailand (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lafayette County


  • German (34%)
  • American (18%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 635 people in nursing homes
  • 199 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 38 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 362 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 114 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 97 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 67 people in college/university student housing
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 17 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,871.

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,209 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.92% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($30,906 average AGI)
1.48% relocated from other states ($9,303 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

1.48%
Missouri average:

2.68%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, MO  2.55% ($45,541 average AGI)
from Johnson County, MO  0.51% ($33,222)
from Saline County, MO  0.30% ($31,757)
from Ray County, MO  0.24% ($31,800)
from Clay County, MO  0.21% ($31,692)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.00% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($31,644 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($7,733 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

1.28%
Missouri average:

2.80%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, MO  2.42% ($43,406 average AGI)
to Johnson County, MO  0.72% ($32,438)
to Clay County, MO  0.34% ($54,619)
to Saline County, MO  0.23% ($32,571)
to Ray County, MO  0.22% ($28,519)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Lafayette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Lafayette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lafayette County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.1%
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: 6,193 (5,158 aged, 1,035 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 753 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (672)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (375)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (325)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (321)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (193)
  • Unspecified dementia (189)
  • Congestive heart failure (161)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (136)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (122)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (113)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,791
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 75
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,335

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,374
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,066
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,080
  • In family households: 27,677 (5,288 male householders, 4,074 female householders)
    7,070 spouses, 8,803 children (8,099 natural, 221 adopted, 480 stepchildren), 662 grandchildren, 111 brothers or sisters, 271 parents, 342 other relatives, 1,000 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,675 (1,941 male householders (1,649 living alone)), 2,035 female householders (1,820 living alone)), 680 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 698

Size of family households: 4,807 2-persons, 1,812 3-persons, 1,689 4-persons, 675 5-persons, 286 6-persons, 120 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,469 1-person, 396 2-persons, 82 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

4,230 married couples with children.
2,401 single-parent households (873 men, 1,528 women).

97.4% of residents of Lafayette speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (99% speak English very well, 1% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $185,987,000 ($5,613 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,728,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $86,486,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $47,462,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,085,000
Federal grants: $28,586,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,107,000 ($3,829,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,261,000 ($2,290,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $876,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $27,098,000
Federal Government insurance: $32,351,000

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

Births: 2,110
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,018
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +41
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +55
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lafayette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.91 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • 492014 or later
  • 1882010 to 2013
  • 1,6462000 to 2009
  • 1,7671990 to 1999
  • 1,5481980 to 1989
  • 2,6461970 to 1979
  • 2,1511960 to 1969
  • 1,5971950 to 1959
  • 5721940 to 1949
  • 2,5961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lafayette County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • 11 room
  • 322 rooms
  • 1893 rooms
  • 6184 rooms
  • 2,2645 rooms
  • 2,1946 rooms
  • 1,6477 rooms
  • 1,4298 rooms
  • 1,5429+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • 381 room
  • 2022 rooms
  • 5273 rooms
  • 8764 rooms
  • 7175 rooms
  • 5906 rooms
  • 2257 rooms
  • 1888 rooms
  • 889+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lafayette County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • 3no bedroom
  • 3111 bedroom
  • 1,6332 bedrooms
  • 5,4673 bedrooms
  • 1,9944 bedrooms
  • 5345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Missouri
  • 37no bedroom
  • 6911 bedroom
  • 1,5692 bedrooms
  • 7993 bedrooms
  • 2764 bedrooms
  • 605+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette County, Missouri 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
  • 266no vehicle
  • 2,0591 vehicle
  • 4,0542 vehicles
  • 2,4263 vehicles
  • 8334 vehicles
  • 3505+ 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
  • 530no vehicle
  • 1,7151 vehicle
  • 7362 vehicles
  • 3583 vehicles
  • 774 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles

86.8% of Lafayette County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Missouri.

Lafayette County:

86.8%
State average:

84.6%

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

  • This state: 25,735
  • Other state: 6,634
  • Northeast: 184
  • Midwest: 3,623
  • South: 1,458
  • West: 1,389
Year householders moved into unit in Lafayette County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lafayette County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 27.0%Electricity
  • 22.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.1%Utility gas
  • 35.5%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 455
Here:

13.2%
Missouri:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 160
Here:

9.9%
Missouri:

12.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 241
Here:

26.7%
Missouri:

23.4%

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 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,483,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $138,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,524,000
    Regular Highways: $1,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,242,000
    Financial Administration: $662,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $396,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $643,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $304,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,234,000
    Highways: $597,000
    Other: $504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,596,000
    Property: $1,274,000
    Other Selective Sales: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,287,000

Lafayette County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,483,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $138,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,524,000
    Regular Highways: $1,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,242,000
    Financial Administration: $662,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $396,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $643,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $304,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,234,000
    Highways: $597,000
    Other: $504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,596,000
    Property: $1,274,000
    Other Selective Sales: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,287,000

Lafayette County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,483,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $138,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,524,000
    Regular Highways: $1,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,242,000
    Financial Administration: $662,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $396,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $643,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $304,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,234,000
    Highways: $597,000
    Other: $504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,596,000
    Property: $1,274,000
    Other Selective Sales: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,287,000

Lafayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,483,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $138,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,524,000
    Regular Highways: $1,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,242,000
    Financial Administration: $662,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $103,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Correctional Institutions: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $396,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $643,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,563,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $562,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $304,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,980,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,234,000
    Highways: $597,000
    Other: $504,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,596,000
    Property: $1,274,000
    Other Selective Sales: $432,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,287,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 462
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 437
  • Number of recipients under 18: 63
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 343
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 56
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 192
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 192
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED125$106,312156$87,744618$125,93469$45,5802$632,500105$55,67634$59,971
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$92,8003$130,66746$133,6964$32,7500$01$88,0002$67,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED34$113,61845$123,889251$146,02842$45,6900$014$123,78626$76,846
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$102,37513$80,846120$132,8677$87,4290$08$56,1257$87,143
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$87,0003$90,33333$135,3332$17,5000$00$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$113,00013$197,615
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$171,7143$189,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$177,2003$87,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$107,0001$118,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$282,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lafayette, MO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lafayette, MO - Value
Most common first names in Lafayette County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William30876.9 years
John30775.5 years
Mary27779.9 years
James23673.4 years
Charles19375.4 years
George14977.5 years
Robert14972.1 years
Anna13383.6 years
Helen11379.6 years
Henry10978.2 years
Most common last names in Lafayette County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12676.4 years
Johnson9873.7 years
Barker6675.9 years
Brown6278.3 years
Meyer5979.9 years
Miller5377.6 years
Wilson4472.0 years
Frerking4481.3 years
Martin4275.4 years
Williams4175.1 years
Businesses in Lafayette County, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Nike2
Curves1Pizza Hut4
Days Inn1Rue211
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In3
Ford2Subway5
H&R Block3Super 81
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's5Travelodge1
KFC1U-Haul4
La-Z-Boy1UPS5
McDonald's5Walmart1