Lake Lafayette employment information

IndexLake LafayetteMissouriNational
Income per capita$16,214$26,006$28,555
Median household income$37,500$47,764$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,214$60,313$68,142
Median income renter occupied$21,250$27,902$33,219
Median earnings male$25,000$33,503$36,116
Median earnings female$16,000$23,943$25,692
Unemployment rate10.7%5.3%5.8%
Poverty level17.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Lafayette is 43% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Lafayette is 30% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Lafayette is 83% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Lafayette is 14% higher than the national average.

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Lake Lafayette median earnings by income bracket

Lake Lafayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%6.1%
Manufacturing sector31.7%4.1%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
Wholesale & retail services27.0%14.3%
Public administration6.3%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%4.1%
Education, health & social services0.0%32.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lone Jack, MO983$61,58715%
Napoleon, MO257$57,9178%
Odessa, MO5,237$57,6148%
Grain Valley, MO13,037$57,1687%
Oak Grove, MO7,747$50,3256%
Lake Lafayette, MO372$37,50030%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Big Chimney, WV372$46,79712%
Payne Gap, KY372$56,0635%
Iago, TX372$121,573127%
New Douglas, IL372$58,75010%
Terral, OK372$31,56341%
Lake Lafayette, MO372$37,50030%
Source: The Lake Lafayette, MO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.