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Lafayette Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
126,476
Unemployment Rate
3.3%
Poverty Rate
18.9%
Non-Citizens
3.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 30 responses
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  • Friendly
    40%
  • Friendly to your face.
    20%
  • Neighborly
    20%
  • Welcoming
    10%
  • Familiar, nobody is much of a stranger
    7%
  • Moody, sometimes friendly and sometimes uppity
    3%

Lafayette Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    60%
  • African American
    32%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Asian
    2%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    51%
  • Male
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%

Income

Median Household Income
$48,533
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    28%
  • $25-$44k
    20%
  • $45-$74k
    19%
  • $75-$149k
    21%
  • $150k+
    12%
Median Individual Income
$25,738
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    32%
  • $15-$34k
    30%
  • $35-$64k
    21%
  • $65k+
    17%

Community

Poll
87%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.31 responses
Poll
70%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.30 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 28 responses
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  • Be prepared to be friendly with you neighbors!
    54%
  • Know when to avoid roads because of traffic
    25%
  • Be prepared for people too look at you weird .
    14%
  • Get involved in the community
    4%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    4%
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