Lake Lafayette, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Lafayette, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Lafayette had a population of 310 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Lafayette is located at latitude 38.9458 and longitude -93.9713 in Lafayette County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Lafayette (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Lafayette County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 866 feet.

The City of Lake Lafayette (GNIS ID: 2395592) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lake Lafayette is located within Township of Sni-A-Bar, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lafayette County.

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Lake Lafayette, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 310
Population in Households 310
Population in Familes 260
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 484
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $61,420
Average Household Income $77,131
Per Capita Income $28,665


Total Housing Units 167 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (29.9%)
Median Home Value $167,105
Average Home Value $179,950


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.65% -0.46%
Households -0.7% -0.52%
Families 0.29% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Lake Lafayette, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Lafayette to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 621 40th
Population Density # 723 30th
Diversity Index # 561 46th
Median Household Income # 164 84th
Per Capita Income # 211 80th

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