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Lafayette Square
  • Neighborhood in St. Louis, MO

Report Card

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

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Lafayette Square is a neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri with a population of 6,646. Lafayette Square is in St. Louis City County. Living in Lafayette Square offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lafayette Square there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Lafayette Square and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Lafayette Square...
Population
6,646

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$255,335
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$935
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    78.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    124.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    140.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,717.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    265.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$57,194
National
$62,843
Families with Children
34%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%

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