Lafayette County, Mississippi (MS)

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County population in 2012: 49,495 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 38,744 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,398
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,940
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,710
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,018 (it was 5,663 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

30%

Land area: 631 sq. mi.

Water area: 48.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lafayette County: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (19.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lafayette County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (23.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  27.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 23,384  (40.2%)
Females: 23,967  (59.8%)
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Lafayette County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lafayette County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,981 ($28,517 in 1999)

This county:

$42981
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $499, upper quartile is $941)
This county:

$670
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $159,084 (it was $83,900 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$159,084
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,488 - $264,372
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,252
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $386

Institutionalized population: 764
Lafayette County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2002: 60 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 143 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2005: 310 buildings, average cost: $182,800
  • 2006: 193 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2007: 239 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2008: 235 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $150,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,222 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $813 (0.7%)

Lafayette County household income distribution in 2009 Lafayette County home values distribution Lafayette County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.0%
(24.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.3% for American Indian residents, 56.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 66.9% for other race residents, 7.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.9%
Lafayette County:

27.9%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.9% for Black residents, 44.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.6% for American Indian residents, 56.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 73.2% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 28 years old
(Males: 27 years old, Females: 29 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 29 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lafayette County is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $593 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $710 a month.

Cities in this county include: Oxford, University, Abbeville, Taylor.

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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lafayette County: Bluff Springs Camp (A), Cambridge (B), Camp Hopewell (C), Camp Lake Stevens (D), University of Mississippi Seismic Station (E), College Hill Station (F), Orwood (G), Oxford Work Center (H), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 14 (I), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (J), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 6 (K), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (L), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 12 (M), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 4 (N), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 10 Headquarters (O), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 15 (P), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 11 (Q), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 16 (R), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (S), Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lafayette County include: New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (A), New Hope Baptist Church (B), New Salem Church (C), North Hopewell Church (D), Oak Grove Church (E), Old Antioch Church (F), Pearly Gate Church (G), Pilgrim Rest Church (H), Pine Flat Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holt Cemetery (1), Shiloh Cemetery (2), Old Dallas Cemetery (3), Cypress Cemetery (4), Pine Grove Cemetery (5), Keel Cemetery (6), Lammey Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: LT-14a-4 Reservoir (A), Russell Lake (B), Bagley Lake (C), Cambridge Lake (D), Puskus Lake (E), Stephens Lake (F), Sardis Lake (G), Cypress Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ox Branch (A), Blackwater Creek (B), Berry Branch (C), Spence Branch (D), Cataract Branch (E), Lafomby Creek (F), Hoke Creek (G), Taylor Creek (H), Zion Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lafayette County include: Graham Wildlife Management Area (1), Clear Creek Landing Public Use Area (2), Coontown Crossing Public Use Area (3), Hurricane Landing Public Use Area (4), Prophet Bridge Recreation Area (5), State Migratory Waterfowl Refuge (6), Tallahatchie Experimental Forest (7), Puskus Lake Recreation Area (8), Redmans Bluff Public Use Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County , Marshall County , Panola County , Pontotoc County , Tate County , Union County , Yalobusha County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 9,856
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 918 (27% naturalized citizens)

Lafayette County:

2.4%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 462
  • 1990 to 1994: 155
  • 1985 to 1989: 62
  • 1980 to 1984: 118
  • 1975 to 1979: 30
  • 1970 to 1974: 36
  • 1970 to 1974: 26
  • 1965 to 1969: 29

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.7%

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

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Lafayette County with a mortgage: 3,733 (469 second mortgage, 145 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,106

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lafayette County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,19443
Mainline Protestant5,59822
Black Protestant2,39310
Catholic1,1041
Other8404
None28,222-
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: 3
Lafayette County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lafayette County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

10.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lafayette County:

9.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

30.9%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Lafayette County:

Average size of farms: 236 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $9,646
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $159.43
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.62%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,294
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.70%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,132
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.53
Corn for grain: 1053 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6109 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2545 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 66 acres

Tornado activity:

Lafayette County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 2242484.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 18 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/5/2008, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 14 people and caused $35 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lafayette County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from Lafayette 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 153.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from the 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 145.3 miles away from the 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 194.5 miles away from Lafayette County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (15%)
  • India (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Pakistan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lafayette County (%):

  • United States or American (16%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

Lafayette County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,513 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 2,336 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 113 (1%)
  • Walked: 794 (5%)
  • Other means: 56 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 439 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 3,970 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 326 people in nursing homes
  • 319 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 125 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 4,243 people in college/university student housing
  • 596 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 168 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,607.

9.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.30% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($16,652 average AGI)
4.50% relocated from other states ($20,351 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

4.50%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Panola County, MS  0.60% ($26,469 average AGI)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.44% ($24,433)
from Shelby County, TN  0.43% ($46,610)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.43% ($25,610)
from Lee County, MS  0.34% ($29,913)
from Hinds County, MS  0.26% ($65,257)
from Union County, MS  0.23% ($28,968)


8.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($271 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

0.10%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

4.08% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($12,890 average AGI)
4.79% relocated to other states ($20,529 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

4.79%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  0.50% ($38,029 average AGI)
to Panola County, MS  0.45% ($22,783)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.39% ($27,491)
to Yalobusha County, MS  0.37% ($28,800)
to Hinds County, MS  0.30% ($24,927)
to Madison County, MS  0.27% ($34,865)
to Lee County, MS  0.27% ($35,639)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Lafayette County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Lafayette County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lafayette County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,187 (3,234 aged, 953 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.45
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 21740.09
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 532.580
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 60014.73

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1209.540
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 812.890
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 22.04

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 31.83
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73.45

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.24

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,313

Size of family households: 4,723 2-persons, 2,332 3-persons, 1,833 4-persons, 793 5-persons, 247 6-persons, 110 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,708 1-person, 1,625 2-persons, 709 3-persons, 241 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

4,788 married couples with children.
1,923 single-parent households (271 men, 1,652 women).

95.3% of residents of Lafayette County speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $204,988,000 ($5031 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $27,820,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,471,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,530,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,833,000
Federal grants: $55,693,000
Federal procurement contracts: $26,107,000 ($13,898,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,355,000 ($3,027,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $964,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,438,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,307,000

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

Births: 2,457
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,587
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +418
Here:

+10 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +881
Here +22 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lafayette County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.91 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 403
  • 2000 to 2004: 8,193
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,599
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,114
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,590
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,609
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,300
  • 1940 to 1949: 356
  • 1939 or earlier: 890
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lafayette County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 90
  • 3 rooms: 406
  • 4 rooms: 1,072
  • 5 rooms: 1,911
  • 6 rooms: 2,057
  • 7 rooms: 1,585
  • 8 rooms: 938
  • 9+ rooms: 642
  • 1 room: 127
  • 2 rooms: 414
  • 3 rooms: 1,067
  • 4 rooms: 1,957
  • 5 rooms: 1,253
  • 6 rooms: 560
  • 7 rooms: 171
  • 8 rooms: 56
  • 9+ rooms: 58
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lafayette County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 29
  • 1 bedroom: 200
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,719
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,967
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,497
  • 5+ bedrooms: 298
  • no bedroom: 127
  • 1 bedroom: 1,105
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,708
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,455
  • 4 bedrooms: 241
  • 5+ bedrooms: 27
Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 309
  • 1 vehicle: 2,503
  • 2 vehicles: 3,787
  • 3 vehicles: 1,612
  • 4 vehicles: 383
  • 5+ vehicles: 116
  • no vehicle: 620
  • 1 vehicle: 2,564
  • 2 vehicles: 1,744
  • 3 vehicles: 617
  • 4 vehicles: 109
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

45% of Lafayette County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Mississippi.

Lafayette County:

44.9%
State average:

59.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $74,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lafayette County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38.1%)
  • Electricity (33.3%)
  • Utility gas (25.9%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Electricity (63.3%)
  • Utility gas (21.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 183
Here:

5.2%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

3.6%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 325
Here:

3.8%
Mississippi:

12.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lafayette County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $207,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,909,000
    General - Other: $2,412,000
    Police Protection: $2,383,000
    Financial Administration: $1,230,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,189,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,127,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000
    Health - Other: $884,000
    Correctional Institutions: $833,000
    General Public Buildings: $656,000
    Local Fire Protection: $567,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $69,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,639,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $444,000
    Libraries: $289,000
    General - Other: $209,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $63,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,470,000

Lafayette County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,853,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,003,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $166,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,198,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $675,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $422,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,792,000
    General Local Government Support: $985,000
    Highways: $758,000
    Health and Hospitals: $453,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,303,000
    Other License: $428,000

Lafayette County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,373,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,043,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,930,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $11,334,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,330,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $596,000

Lafayette County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,445,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,334,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Lafayette County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lafayette County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lafayette County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22971.6 years
Mary17278.3 years
William16373.6 years
John15773.4 years
Willie12172.7 years
Robert11972.8 years
Charles7970.5 years
George5474.4 years
Henry4872.8 years
Annie4876.8 years
Most common last names in Lafayette County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13375.1 years
Jones9474.9 years
Johnson6172.3 years
Brown5972.2 years
Williams5571.2 years
Davis5375.6 years
Thompson4877.8 years
White4278.8 years
King4174.1 years
Pegues4170.3 years
Businesses in Lafayette County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins2Nike4
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King2Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A2Payless1
Circle K1Penske1
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
DHL1Pizza Hut2
Domino's Pizza1Popeyes1
FedEx8RadioShack1
Ford1Rue211
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill2Subway3
H&R Block2Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Toyota1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
Jimmy John's1UPS5
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture1

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