Lafayette County FL Information


Lafayette County Subdivisions

Lafayette County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,506
Population in Households 6,798
Population in Familes 5,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,708
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $41,127
Average Household Income $57,857
Per Capita Income $18,581


Total Housing Units 3,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,967 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 605 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 771 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $152,358
Average Home Value $189,743


Total Households 2,572
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,799
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 -0.51% -0.48%
Households -0.04% -0.65%
Families -0.13% -0.71%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.75%


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, 2018 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

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