Lafayette County Information

Lafayette in Arkansas occupies 545 square miles and has a 2006 population of 7,896, a change from a 2000 population of 8,559 and 9,643 in 1990. 13.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.6% percent is 25-35, and 12.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 6 acts of violent crime reported in Lafayette in 2004, a change from 7 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 229 people: 7.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.9%.

Read more about Lafayette, Arkansas in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLafayette 
StateArkansas 
Land Area545 sq. milesRanked 2,020 of 3,140
Population 20067,896Ranked 2,601 of 3,140
Population 20058,012 
Population 20008,559Ranked 2,564 of 3,140
Population 19909,643Ranked 2,420 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion63.1% 
African American36.1% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1412.7% 
Population 15 to 2413.1% 
Population 25 to 3410.6% 
Population 35 to 4412.8% 
Population 45 to 5414.6% 
Population 55 to 6413% 
Population 65 to 748.7% 
Population 75 and up8.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes67
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes2 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults2 
Total Property Crimes3261
Burglaries8 
Larceny Thefts20 
Motor Vehicle Thefts4 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population3,1313,455
Unemployed Population229204
Unemployment Rate7.3%5.9%

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