LaFayette employment information

Income per capita$17,725$23,741$28,555
Median household income$35,000$43,342$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,750$55,166$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,375$24,735$33,219
Median earnings male$16,875$32,091$36,116
Median earnings female$15,625$22,404$25,692
Unemployment rate7.6%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level18.7%18.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in LaFayette is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in LaFayette is 35% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in LaFayette is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in LaFayette is 20% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

LaFayette median earnings by income bracket

LaFayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry20.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.0%18.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%13.5%
Wholesale & retail services26.7%10.8%
Public administration0.0%2.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%0.0%
Education, health & social services10.0%56.8%

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Cadiz, KY2,633$35,48334%
Hopkinsville, KY32,507$34,67035%
LaFayette, KY150$35,00035%

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Renick, MO150$42,29221%
Westcreek, CO150$56,0005%
Hookstown, PA150$60,31313%
Lake Cavanaugh, WA150$30,62543%
Garden Valley, ID150$12,29277%
LaFayette, KY150$35,00035%
Source: The LaFayette, KY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.