Lafayette County FL Information


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  1. Lafayette County 2019 Demographic Data
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Lafayette County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 8,212
Population in Households 6,741
Population in Familes 5,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,471
Population Density 15
Diversity Index1 53


Median Household Income $37,449
Average Household Income $57,567
Per Capita Income $19,345
Wealth Index3 55


Total Housing Units 3,328 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,953 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 598 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 777 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $131,500
Housing Affordability Index2 140


Total Households 2,551
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,784
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.83% -0.21%
Households -0.12% -0.3%
Families -0.2% -0.36%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.06%


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, 2019 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 # 27 60th
Median Household Income # 59 13th
Per Capita Income # 55 19th

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