Income/capita 45%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 3%
IndexLafayette PlaceFort WayneIndiana
Income per capita$16,394$24,135$26,117
Median household income$38,289$44,449$50,433
Median income owner occupied$0$57,760$62,593
Median income renter occupied$0$28,097$29,285
Median earnings male$26,439$33,448$36,194
Median earnings female$20,417$23,580$23,580
Unemployment rate4.8%5.2%4.4%
Poverty leveln/a18.3%15.0%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lafayette Place is 45% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lafayette Place is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lafayette Place is 3% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lafayette Place is equal to the national average

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      Lafayette Place employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector40.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services19.0%7.8%
      Public administration1.8%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%3.0%
      Education, health & social services8.5%40.0%

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      Harlan, IN1,486$57,3614%
      Uniondale, IN309$56,2502%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%

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      Jersey City, NJ261,666$60,70310%
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      Orlando, FL263,306$44,00720%
      St. Petersburg, FL253,585$48,18313%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%
      Source: The Lafayette Place, Fort Wayne, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).