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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of La Fayette is 159. La Fayette, Illinois is the 17,172nd largest city in the US.
The peak population of La Fayette was in 1990, when its population was 231. In 1990, La Fayette was the 16,225th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 17,172nd largest city in the US. La Fayette is currently 31.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
La Fayette has shrunk 29.6% since the year 2000. La Fayette, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|17225||New Grand Chain||156||-32.7%|
|17172||La Fayette, Illinois||159||-29.6%|
|17176||Moore Station, Texas||159||-14.0%|
The total voting age population of La Fayette, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 119. The voting age population is 53.8% male and 46.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.1% of the residents of La Fayette are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of La Fayette are 100.0% White. Additionally, 2.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In La Fayette, 24.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.1%. On a per-household basis, 27.3% of families are below the poverty line in La Fayette.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.6% of La Fayette residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.0% of La Fayette residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.3% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among La Fayette residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in La Fayette is 18.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In La Fayette, 8.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in La Fayette is $32,000.
In La Fayette, 77.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.5% of housing units in La Fayette.
Of all the housing units in La Fayette, 47.8% of them were build before 1940.
In La Fayette, 2.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in La Fayette is $488.
In La Fayette, 73.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.