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  2. Housing
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  3. Nightlife
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  4. Good for Families
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  5. Diversity
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  6. Jobs
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  7. Weather
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  8. Cost of Living
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  9. Health & Fitness
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  10. Outdoor Activities
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  11. Commute
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Lafayette County is located in Wisconsin with a population of 16,715. In Lafayette County, most residents own their homes. Residents of Lafayette County tend to have moderate political views.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$140,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$713
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Lafayette County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    160.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    160.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    777.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    41%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Lafayette County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,691
National
$62,843

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