StatisticLa FayetteAlabamaNational
Population2,9754,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3369791
Median age43.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%40%43%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in La Fayette is 246% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in La Fayette is 11% higher than Alabama
  • In La Fayette 26.89% of the population is White
  • In La Fayette 72.97% of the population is Black
  • In La Fayette 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare La Fayette, AL Demographics

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      La Fayette population breakdown by race

      RaceLa FayetteAlabamaNational
      White26.89%68.68%73.35%
      Black72.97%26.48%12.63%
      Asian0.00%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race0.13%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.28%4.75%
      In La Fayette, 0.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      La Fayette age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The La Fayette, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).