Lafayette County FL Information


Lafayette County Subdivisions

Lafayette County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,476
Daytime Population: Workers 2,164
Daytime Population: Residents 4,290
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,454
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 6,752
Population in Familes 5,583
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,724
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $41,036
Average Household Income $57,754
Per Capita Income $18,537


Total Housing Units 3,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,851 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 708 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 853 (25.0%)
Median Home Value $155,254
Average Home Value $190,519


Total Households 2,559
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,793
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.62% -0.19%
Households -0.11% -0.28%
Families -0.19% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


Lafayette County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lafayette County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 67 1st
Population Density # 66 3rd
Diversity Index # 28 60th
Median Household Income # 44 36th
Per Capita Income # 58 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.

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