Lafayette employment information

Income per capita$19,365$33,958$28,555
Median household income$47,989$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,816$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,720$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$56,097$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$6,583$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate15.7%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level17.2%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lafayette is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lafayette is 10% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lafayette is 170% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lafayette is 10% 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 industry8.4%0.0%
Manufacturing sector32.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.9%73.4%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities37.4%26.6%
Education, health & social services0.0%0.0%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Riner, VA766$71,95035%
Cave Spring, VA25,547$65,05322%
Hollins, VA14,844$56,5346%
Boones Mill, VA166$55,0003%
Christiansburg, VA21,427$51,5084%
Lafayette, VA606$47,98910%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bulls Gap, TN606$34,79235%
Binger, OK606$34,28636%
Condon, OR606$32,50039%
Hilshire Village, TX606$171,094220%
Evening Shade, AR606$32,27340%
Lafayette, VA606$47,98910%
Source: The Lafayette, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.