La Fayette demographics profile

StatisticLa FayetteIllinoisNational
Population22012,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,16522291
Median age44.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%44%43%
Speak English98%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%13%13%
La Fayette, IL has a population of 220 and is the 24,016th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,165 per sq mi which is 424% higher than the Illinois average and 1186% higher than the national average. The median age in La Fayette is 45 which is approximately 19% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In La Fayette, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 92% of La Fayette residents were born in Illinois, 8% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in La Fayette is 424% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in La Fayette is 19% higher than Illinois.
  • In La Fayette 99.09% of the population is White.
  • In La Fayette 0.91% 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 FayetteIllinoisNational
White99.09%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American0.91%14.30%12.63%
Asian0.00%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.00%5.86%4.75%
In La Fayette, 0.0% 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, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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