La Fayette demographics profile

StatisticLa FayetteAlabamaNational
Population2,9754,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3369291
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%
La Fayette, AL has a population of 2,975 and is the 8,865th largest city in the United States. The population density is 336 per sq mi which is 265% higher than the Alabama average and 271% higher than the national average. The median age in La Fayette is 43 which is approximately 11% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In La Fayette, 43% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 88% of La Fayette residents were born in Alabama, 11% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in La Fayette is 265% 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 or African American.
  • In La Fayette 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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La Fayette population breakdown by race

RaceLa FayetteAlabamaNational
White26.89%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American72.97%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.

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