La Fayette, Illinois

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La Fayette Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles NW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Stark
Standard Zip Codes 61449
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.11
Longitude -89.96

La Fayette Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GALVA
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
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La Fayette Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 227 100%
Male 103 45.4%
Female 124 54.6%
Under 18 62 27.3%
18+ 165 72.7%
65+ 48 21.1%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 2.98
White 219 96.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 4 1.8%
Mixed Race 3 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 1.8%

Estimated La Fayette Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 221
Growth -6
Growth % -2.6%

La Fayette Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 34.2%
Irish 14%
German 10.5%
US/American 7.9%
Swedish 7%
Pennsylvania German 5.3%
Scottish 4.4%
Italian 4.4%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Belgian 2.6%
Norwegian 2.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
Welsh 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
La Fayette 227 $28,125
Bishop Hill 125 $50,000
Galva 2,758 $45,880
Kewanee 12,944 $37,730
Toulon 1,400 $40,078
Victoria 323 $32,083
Wyoming 1,424 $41,797
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