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Lafayette County, AR


Designated Market Area: Shreveport, LA-AR-OK-TX
USDA County Type (2015): Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 6,101   ( 1,544 from 2010)
Land area: 529.5 square miles
Population density: 11.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:3,588 58.81% 21.7%
Black:2,09434.32% 26.2%
Indian:270.44% 145.5%
Asian:420.69% 61.5%
2+ races:981.61% 78.2%
Hispanic:2524.13% 92.4%
Total non-White:2,51341.19% 17.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:146 11.6
Deaths:28522.6
Net Migration: -94-7.4
Net Immigration: 272.1
Change in White population:-995 -13.0
Change in Non-White pop.:-549 -7.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
7,645
4,58359.95%
2,83737.11%
110.14%
260.34%
550.72%
1311.71%
3,06240.05%

2000
8,559
5,26261.48%
3,10636.29%
310.36%
200.23%
520.61%
881.03%
3,29738.52%

1990
9,643
5,85660.73%
3,72538.63%
100.10%
110.11%
n/a
410.43%
3,78739.27%

1980
10,213
5,93758.13%
4,14040.54%
450.44%
00.00%
n/a
910.89%
4,27641.87%

1970
10,018
5,65556.45%
4,34743.39%
120.12%
00.00%
n/a
00.00%
4,363 43.55%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
871 10.2
91310.7
-1,025-12.0
520.6
-679 -7.9
-235 -2.7
1990's
NumberRate
1,220 12.7
1,16012.0
-861-8.9
120.1
-594 -6.2
-490 -5.1
1980's
NumberRate
1,425 14.0
1,331 13.0
-608 -6.0
n/a
-81 -0.8
-489 -4.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-441 -4.4
n/a
282 2.8
-87 -0.9

Age, Family & Household Data for Lafayette County, AR

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
48.3
1,191 19.5%
4,910 80.5%
1,518 24.9%
2,547
2.42
1,739 68.3%
1,152 66.2%
167 9.6%
808 31.7%

2010
NumberPercent
43.3
1,776 23.2%
5,869 76.8%
1,483 19.4%
3,150
2.39
2,127 67.5%
1,439 67.7%
259 12.2%
1,023 32.5%

2000
NumberPercent
39.4
2,162 25.3%
6,397 74.7%
1,510 17.6%
3,406
2.48
2,358 69.2%
1,738 73.7%
199 8.4%
1,048 30.8%

1990
NumberPercent
35.1
2,692 27.9%
6,951 72.1%
1,707 17.7%
3,534
2.70
2,569 72.7%
1,967 76.6%
236 9.2%
965 27.3%

1980
NumberPercent
32.4
3,221 31.5%
6,992 68.5%
1,810 17.7%
3,608
2.80
2,660 73.7%
2,209 83.0%
150 5.6%
948 26.3%

2022 Housing Data for Lafayette County, AR

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units3,948 
Median Value$70,900 
Occupied2,54764.5%
Vacant1,40135.5%
Owned1,96077.0%
Rented58723.0%
Median Rent$659 
Single-Family Units2,63166.6%
    Detached2,61266.2%
    Attached190.5%
Buldings with 5+ Units802.0%
Mobile Homes1,17629.8%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lafayette County, AR

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002319.1%
$10,000 to $14,9992218.7%
$15,000 to $19,9991867.3%
$20,000 to $24,9991606.3%
$25,000 to $29,9991606.3%
$30,000 to $34,9991596.2%
$35,000 to $39,9991526.0%
$40,000 to $44,999632.5%
$45,000 to $49,999773.0%
$50,000 to $59,9991736.8%
$60,000 to $74,99930011.8%
$75,000 to $99,9991787.0%
$100,000 to $124,9992479.7%
$125,000 to $149,9991315.1%
$150,000 to $199,999813.2%
$200,000 or more281.1%
Median Household Income40,262 
Per Capita Income23,699 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state95 
Compared to U.S.73 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1827.1%
Public Assistance110.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps34913.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,95053.6%
Unemployed2236.1%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force2,17359.7%
Not in Labor Force1,46640.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 46.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector84265356.3%
Non-Profit7778.3%
Self-Employed18910065.4%
Local Government11915044.2%
State Government1611911.9%
Federal Government273543.5%
Total Private + Self1,03175357.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.16938130.7%
Total1,2001,13451.4%
Pct. Govt.20.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts25010.7%
Sales and Office Occupations46519.9%
Professional, Technical47220.2%
Service Occupations36515.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2008.6%
All others78233.5%
White Collar 50.9%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance35315.1%
Retail trade31413.5%
Manufacturing28712.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting26911.5%
Educational services2048.7%
Public administration1868.0%
Construction1566.7%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1295.5%
Transportation and warehousing1074.6%
Other services753.2%
Accommodation and food services622.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.582.5%
Finance and insurance562.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing331.4%
Professional, scientific, technical311.3%
Utilities90.4%
Information30.1%
Wholesale trade20.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Lafayette County, AR

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2153.43%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American60.10%
Costa Rican30.05%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran30.05%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Cambodian310.49%
Mongolian300.48%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English5,77395.5%
Spanish2033.4%
Other Asian611.0%
German, other Germanic60.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American99015.8%
Irish3375.4%
English2584.1%
Scottish1873.0%
German1362.2%
Dutch681.1%
Scotch-Irish631.0%
French280.4%
Italian280.4%
British200.3%
Canadian140.2%
Swedish110.2%
Dutch West Indian110.2%
Danish50.1%
Welsh40.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen6,16698.2%
Not a citizen1111.8%
Native6,07896.8%
Foreign-born1993.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lafayette County, AR

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
422 9.3%433 9.6%2,185 48.4%995 22.0%324 7.2%155 3.4%
  Average years of education: 12.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 422 9.3%
9-12 Years 433 9.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,185 48.4%
Some College 995 22.0%
Bach. Degree 324 7.2%
Grad Degree 155 3.4%
Average years of education: 12.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Lafayette County, AR

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 3,708 3,431 277 7.5% 6.8%
1991 3,644 3,293 351 9.6% 7.3%
1992 3,595 3,283 312 8.7% 7.0%
1993 3,611 3,326 285 7.9% 6.1%
1994 3,635 3,374 261 7.2% 5.4%
1995 3,549 3,298 251 7.1% 4.9%
1996 3,510 3,248 262 7.5% 5.2%
1997 3,520 3,279 241 6.8% 5.1%
1998 3,484 3,224 260 7.5% 5.1%
1999 3,482 3,221 261 7.5% 4.5%
2000 3,455 3,253 202 5.8% 4.2%
2001 3,447 3,275 172 5.0% 4.8%
2002 3,472 3,299 173 5.0% 5.3%
2003 3,398 3,200 198 5.8% 5.8%
2004 3,297 3,065 232 7.0% 5.6%
2005 3,191 2,952 239 7.5% 5.3%
2006 3,115 2,893 222 7.1% 5.2%
2007 3,101 2,866 235 7.6% 5.4%
2008 3,030 2,818 212 7.0% 5.4%
2009 2,978 2,698 280 9.4% 7.7%
2010 3,073 2,785 288 9.4% 7.9%
2011 3,017 2,742 275 9.1% 7.9%
2012 2,925 2,662 263 9.0% 7.3%
2013 2,790 2,531 259 9.3% 7.1%
2014 2,711 2,507 204 7.5% 5.9%
2015 2,658 2,461 197 7.4% 5.0%
2016 2,586 2,435 151 5.8% 4.0%
2017 2,542 2,413 129 5.1% 3.7%
2018 2,490 2,363 127 5.1% 3.7%
2019 2,458 2,345 113 4.6% 3.5%
2020 2,421 2,236 185 7.6% 6.1%
2021 2,314 2,179 135 5.8% 4.1%
2022 2,319 2,208 111 4.8% 3.3%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com