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Lafayette County, FL


Designated Market Area: Tallahassee-Thomasville, FL-GA
USDA County Type (2015): Government
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 7,786   ( 1,084 from 2010)
Land area: 543.3 square miles
Population density: 14.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:5,621 72.19% 10.3%
Black:85210.94% 39.0%
Indian:280.36% 40.0%
Asian:380.49% 153.3%
2+ races:1481.90% 64.4%
Hispanic:1,09914.12% 2.1%
Total non-White:2,16527.81% 16.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:139 8.4
Deaths:24214.7
Net Migration: -326-19.8
Net Immigration: 20.1
Change in White population:-645 -7.3
Change in Non-White pop.:-439 -4.9




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
8,870
6,26670.64%
1,39615.74%
200.23%
150.17%
901.01%
1,07612.13%
2,60429.36%

2000
7,022
5,28675.28%
98914.08%
330.47%
90.13%
560.80%
6429.14%
1,73624.72%

1990
5,578
4,54781.52%
78514.07%
110.20%
30.05%
n/a
2324.16%
1,03118.48%

1980
4,035
3,70291.75%
2907.19%
60.15%
30.07%
n/a
340.84%
3338.25%

1970
2,892
2,55088.17%
32911.38%
00.00%
10.03%
n/a
130.45%
342 11.83%

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

2000's
NumberRate
891 12.7
6198.8
4466.4
2573.7
980 14.0
868 12.4
1990's
NumberRate
708 12.7
4748.5
67712.1
561.0
739 13.2
705 12.6
1980's
NumberRate
585 14.5
404 10.0
1,485 36.8
n/a
845 20.9
698 17.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
913 31.6
n/a
1,152 39.8
-9 -0.3

Age, Family & Household Data for Lafayette County, FL

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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
40.6
1,476 19.0%
6,310 81.0%
1,553 19.9%
2,555
2.64
1,791 70.1%
1,177 65.7%
161 9.0%
764 29.9%

2010
NumberPercent
36.2
1,785 20.1%
7,085 79.9%
1,084 12.2%
2,580
2.63
1,818 70.5%
1,399 77.0%
156 8.6%
762 29.5%

2000
NumberPercent
34.7
1,512 21.5%
5,510 78.5%
852 12.1%
2,151
2.65
1,611 74.9%
1,264 78.5%
114 7.1%
540 25.1%

1990
NumberPercent
32.2
1,412 25.3%
4,166 74.7%
600 10.8%
1,719
2.74
1,375 80.0%
1,111 80.8%
92 6.7%
344 20.0%

1980
NumberPercent
29.8
1,332 33.0%
2,703 67.0%
491 12.2%
1,396
2.89
1,102 78.9%
970 88.0%
58 5.3%
294 21.1%

2022 Housing Data for Lafayette County, FL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units3,403 
Median Value$118,600 
Occupied2,55575.1%
Vacant84824.9%
Owned2,05780.5%
Rented49819.5%
Median Rent$853 
Single-Family Units1,87255.0%
    Detached1,87255.0%
    Attached00.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units270.8%
Mobile Homes1,36240.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Lafayette County, FL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002218.6%
$10,000 to $14,9992188.5%
$15,000 to $19,9991485.8%
$20,000 to $24,9991224.8%
$25,000 to $29,999702.7%
$30,000 to $34,999200.8%
$35,000 to $39,9992138.3%
$40,000 to $44,9991214.7%
$45,000 to $49,999271.1%
$50,000 to $59,99932212.6%
$60,000 to $74,99927110.6%
$75,000 to $99,99945417.8%
$100,000 to $124,9991305.1%
$125,000 to $149,999532.1%
$150,000 to $199,9991385.4%
$200,000 or more271.1%
Median Household Income57,852 
Per Capita Income20,073 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state86 
Compared to U.S.84 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1325.2%
Public Assistance401.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps49919.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed2,08445.3%
Unemployed2645.7%
In Armed Forces230.5%
Total Labor Force2,37151.5%
Not in Labor Force2,23148.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 54.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,11385556.6%
Non-Profit1825875.8%
Self-Employed1094570.8%
Local Government1913212.6%
State Government28510173.8%
Federal Government60100.0%
Total Private + Self1,22290057.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.49229162.8%
Total1,7141,19159.0%
Pct. Govt.18.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts29910.3%
Sales and Office Occupations40513.9%
Professional, Technical40413.9%
Service Occupations92831.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1685.8%
All others86929.9%
White Collar 38.1%
Industry
 Number%
Public administration37212.8%
Health care and social assistance34311.8%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting32511.2%
Construction30410.5%
Accommodation and food services2809.6%
Retail trade2488.5%
Other services2177.5%
Manufacturing2067.1%
Educational services1575.4%
Finance and insurance1053.6%
Wholesale trade1033.5%
Transportation and warehousing802.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.782.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing331.1%
Professional, scientific, technical301.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation240.8%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7198.87%
Puerto Rican560.69%
Cuban1431.76%
Dominican660.81%
Total Central American520.64%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran470.58%
Nicaraguan50.06%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American390.48%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean190.23%
Colombian200.25%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic70.09%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino20.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English6,72286.3%
Spanish1,02313.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun330.4%
Other Indo-European80.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American84510.4%
English6107.5%
German3123.8%
Irish2963.7%
Italian1652.0%
Scottish1191.5%
Dutch811.0%
European811.0%
Haitian650.8%
French640.8%
Jamaican500.6%
Scotch-Irish440.5%
African410.5%
French Canadian300.4%
Brazilian270.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen7,84596.8%
Not a citizen2623.2%
Native7,52192.8%
Foreign-born5867.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Lafayette County, FL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
527 9.0%733 12.5%2,959 50.5%1,171 20.0%332 5.7%142 2.4%
  Average years of education: 11.8
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 527 9.0%
9-12 Years 733 12.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,959 50.5%
Some College 1,171 20.0%
Bach. Degree 332 5.7%
Grad Degree 142 2.4%
Average years of education: 11.8

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Lafayette County, FL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 2,341 2,202 139 5.9% 6.2%
1991 2,276 2,115 161 7.1% 7.6%
1992 2,306 2,161 145 6.3% 8.4%
1993 2,353 2,209 144 6.1% 7.4%
1994 2,461 2,353 108 4.4% 6.5%
1995 2,667 2,573 94 3.5% 5.6%
1996 2,695 2,614 81 3.0% 5.3%
1997 2,892 2,809 83 2.9% 4.9%
1998 2,890 2,807 83 2.9% 4.4%
1999 3,066 2,993 73 2.4% 3.9%
2000 2,744 2,631 113 4.1% 3.8%
2001 2,676 2,536 140 5.2% 4.4%
2002 2,751 2,631 120 4.4% 4.9%
2003 2,782 2,681 101 3.6% 4.5%
2004 2,779 2,702 77 2.8% 3.8%
2005 2,781 2,716 65 2.3% 2.9%
2006 2,831 2,771 60 2.1% 2.5%
2007 2,910 2,839 71 2.4% 3.3%
2008 2,964 2,839 125 4.2% 5.7%
2009 3,046 2,836 210 6.9% 9.6%
2010 3,379 3,141 238 7.0% 10.8%
2011 3,615 3,390 225 6.2% 10.0%
2012 3,460 3,256 204 5.9% 8.6%
2013 3,489 3,300 189 5.4% 7.5%
2014 3,348 3,171 177 5.3% 6.4%
2015 3,217 3,068 149 4.6% 5.5%
2016 2,977 2,846 131 4.4% 4.9%
2017 2,937 2,827 110 3.7% 4.2%
2018 2,825 2,729 96 3.4% 3.6%
2019 2,847 2,760 87 3.1% 3.3%
2020 2,781 2,664 117 4.2% 7.7%
2021 2,811 2,698 113 4.0% 4.6%
2022 2,806 2,719 87 3.1% 2.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com