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  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-
Lafayette Township is located in Iowa with a population of 3,236. Lafayette Township is in Story County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Lafayette Township offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Lafayette Township there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lafayette Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lafayette Township are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$158,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$754
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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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
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Lafayette Township

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,833
National
$55,322
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