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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    B+
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B-
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    B
  8. Cost of Living
    A+
  9. Health & Fitness
    D+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C
  11. Commute
    C+
Lafayette County is located in Arkansas with a population of 6,915. In Lafayette County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Lafayette County and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$63,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$377
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    23%
  • Own
    77%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    76.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    38.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    266.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    609.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    152.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Working in Lafayette County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$32,412
National
$55,322
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