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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Lafayette Township is a suburb of Cleveland with a population of 5,740. Lafayette Township is in Medina County. Living in Lafayette Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Lafayette Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lafayette Township are above average.
About Lafayette Township...
Population
5,740

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$174,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$736
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Lafayette Township

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$73,142
National
$55,322
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Lafayette Township Reviews

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General atmosphere: beautiful, friendly, lots of small businesses

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It is a very family based community. Sports are very competitive. Parks are great and it is close to Cleveland.
The square/downtown area has a lot of life.