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The Village of Lafayette had a population of 435 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lafayette is located at latitude 40.7589 and longitude -83.9499 in Allen County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lafayette (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 928 feet.

The Village of Lafayette (GNIS ID: 2398373) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lafayette is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allen County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lafayette population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lafayette: Herring, La Fayette.

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Lafayette, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 435
Population in Households 435
Population in Familes 377
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,870
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 123
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $119,118
Average Home Value $139,231


Median Household Income $47,359
Average Household Income $56,475
Per Capita Income $21,375
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.18%
Households -0.2% -0.13%
Families 0.4% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lafayette, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lafayette to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 893 27th
Population Density1 # 316 74th
Diversity Index2 # 793 35th
Median Household Income # 666 45th
Per Capita Income # 825 32nd

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