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Lafayette County
  • County in Arkansas

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade A minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade C minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  11. Commute
    grade C+

editorial

Lafayette County is located in Arkansas with a population of 6,728. In Lafayette County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Lafayette County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lafayette County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$60,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$513
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    24%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    national  11%

Working in Lafayette County

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$33,763
National
$64,994

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