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Lafayette County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2022: 8,335 (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: 15 people per square mile   (low).

March 2022 cost of living index in Lafayette County: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.2%), Public administration (12.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 2%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lafayette County, FL (2022)
    • 5,66668.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,26515.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,13613.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1642.0%Two or more races
    • 20.02%Asian alone
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Florida median age:

42.7 years
Males: 5,060  (60.7%)
Females: 3,275  (39.3%)
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Average household size:
Lafayette County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $59,032 ($30,651 in 1999)
This county:

$59,032
Florida:

$69,303

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $712
This county:

$712
State:

$1367


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $143,724 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$143,724
Florida:

$354,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,719 - $218,131
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,255
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $345

Institutionalized population: 2,086

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 2

Crime in 2019 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 5
Lafayette County, FL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 40 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2021: 36 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2020: 34 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $233,100
  • 2018: 14 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $200,900
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $211,200
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $74,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Lafayette, FL residents
Average permit cost in Lafayette, FL

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,009 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $770 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Lafayette, FL in 2022
Distribution of house value in Lafayette, FL in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lafayette, FL in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 19.1%
Lafayette County:

19.1%
Florida:

12.7%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Black residents, 11.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 40.9 years old
(Males: 41.1 years old, Females: 40.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 37.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.7 years old, Other race residents: 31.0 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 December 2023:
Here:

3.3%
Florida:

2.9%

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: 78.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 617 (54.7% naturalized citizens)

Lafayette County:

7.4%
Whole state:

21.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 382010 or later
  • 1412000 to 2009
  • 2111990 to 1999
  • 721980 to 1989
  • 381970 to 1979
  • 37Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 98.2%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,922
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 78
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 1,389
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 75

Housing units in Lafayette County with a mortgage: 685 (35 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3

Here:

99.6% with mortgage
State:

97.6% 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 2022 - Lafayette

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,631 (76.2%)
  • Carpooled: 309 (14.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 36 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 82 (3.8%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (55%)
  • Cuba (15%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Brazil (5%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • Other Caribbean (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lafayette County


  • American (16%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • 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 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

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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $48,331.

11.49% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($29,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.49%
Florida average:

8.80%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
9.92% relocated from other counties in Florida ($25,406 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($4,373 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

1.57%
Florida average:

4.38%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Suwannee County, FL  1.91% ($34,533 average AGI)
from Leon County, FL  1.61% ($1,763)


11.64% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($17,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.64%
Florida average:

7.45%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10.54% relocated to other counties in Florida ($13,982 average AGI)
1.10% relocated to other states ($3,131 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

1.10%
Florida average:

2.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Leon County, FL  3.26% ($-3,377 average AGI)
to Suwannee County, FL  2.33% ($29,836)

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 2009: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 9.1

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: 1,106

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: 8,335
  • Male householders: 1,410 (328 living alone), Female householders: 1,287 (412 living alone)
  • 1,173 spouses (1,152 opposite-sex spouses), 152 unmarried partners, (152 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,344 children (2,204 natural, 0 adopted, 135 stepchildren), 163 grandchildren, 68 brothers or sisters, 186 parents, 0 foster children, 146 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,378

Size of family households: 956 2-persons, 367 3-persons, 198 4-persons, 239 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 111 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 741 1-person, 64 2-persons.

1,010 married couples with children.
342 single-parent households (48 men, 294 women).

85.9% of residents of Lafayette speak English at home.
12.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European 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:

5.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.2

Year house built in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Year house built in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 02020 or later
  • 3542010 to 2019
  • 4242000 to 2009
  • 7191990 to 1999
  • 5231980 to 1989
  • 6011970 to 1979
  • 3051960 to 1969
  • 3151950 to 1959
  • 391940 to 1949
  • 1261939 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
  • 281 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 573 rooms
  • 3274 rooms
  • 7885 rooms
  • 4516 rooms
  • 1727 rooms
  • 1618 rooms
  • 1889+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 321 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 383 rooms
  • 1374 rooms
  • 2405 rooms
  • 376 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 69+ 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
  • 30no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 5582 bedrooms
  • 1,2403 bedrooms
  • 3484 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette County, Florida
  • 32no bedroom
  • 471 bedroom
  • 1242 bedrooms
  • 3103 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
  • 35no vehicle
  • 7261 vehicle
  • 7832 vehicles
  • 5443 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 325+ 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
  • 15no vehicle
  • 3861 vehicle
  • 902 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.1% 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, 92% lived in Florida.

Lafayette County:

92.1%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 6,014
  • Other state: 1,485
  • Northeast: 317
  • Midwest: 260
  • South: 806
  • West: 96
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
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 96.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 52
Here:

7.6%
Florida:

15.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

7.5%
Florida:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

14.2%
Florida:

23.6%

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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