Lake Lafayette, Missouri

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Lake Lafayette is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, United States. The population was 346 at the 2000 census.


Lake Lafayette is located at 38°56′56″N 93°58′11″W / 38.94889°N 93.96972°W / 38.94889; -93.96972 (38.948781, -93.969721)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), of which, 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (15.79%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 346 people, 125 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 541.3 people per square mile (208.7/km²). There were 156 housing units at an average density of 244.0/sq mi (94.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.46% White, 3.47% African American, 1.45% Native American, 0.87% Asian, and 3.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.89% of the population.

There were 125 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 119.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,750, and the median income for a family was $37,143. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $22,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,683. About 8.2% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


Alma | Bates City | Blackburn‡ | Concordia | Corder | Emma‡ | Higginsville | Lake Lafayette | Lexington | Mayview | Napoleon | Oak Grove‡ | Odessa | Waverly | Wellington

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