Lafayette County Information

Lafayette in Florida occupies 548 square miles and has a 2006 population of 8,045, a change from a 2000 population of 7,022 and 5,578 in 1990. 14.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 19.2% percent is 25-35, and 16.2% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 40 acts of violent crime reported in Lafayette in 2004, a change from reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 78 people: 2.7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4%.

Read more about Lafayette, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyLafayette 
StateFlorida 
Land Area548 sq. milesRanked 2,008 of 3,140
Population 20068,045Ranked 2,590 of 3,140
Population 20057,919 
Population 20007,022Ranked 2,684 of 3,140
Population 19905,578Ranked 2,792 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion82.1% 
African American16.7% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.2% 
Population 5 to 1410.9% 
Population 15 to 2414.7% 
Population 25 to 3419.2% 
Population 35 to 4416.2% 
Population 45 to 5411.7% 
Population 55 to 649.5% 
Population 65 to 746.8% 
Population 75 and up4.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes40 
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes9 
Robberies2 
Aggravated Assaults28 
Total Property Crimes96 
Burglaries34 
Larceny Thefts56 
Motor Vehicle Thefts6 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population2,8572,719
Unemployed Population78110
Unemployment Rate2.7%4%

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