StatisticLafayette SquareSt. LouisMissouri
Population density (sq mi)4,1275,10190
Median age33.334.838.3
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a37%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1859%43%42%
Speak Englishn/a91%94%
Speak Spanishn/a3%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lafayette Square is 19% lower than St. Louis
  • The median age in Lafayette Square is 4% lower than St. Louis
  • In Lafayette Square 46.68% of the population is White
  • In Lafayette Square 50.66% of the population is Black
  • In Lafayette Square 1.15% of the population is Asian

Compare St. Louis, MO Demographics


      Lafayette Square population breakdown by race

      RaceLafayette SquareSt. LouisMissouri
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.42%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.11%
      Mixed race1.16%2.23%2.44%
      Other race0.35%0.89%1.13%
      In Lafayette Square, 3.9% 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

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lafayette Square age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lafayette Square, St. Louis, MO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).