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People

Total Population 252
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 63
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,833
% Above Poverty Level 72.6%
% Below Poverty Level 27.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.6%
Median Gross Rent $563
Median House Value $37,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.9%
US/American 0.4%
English 11.1%
Irish 18.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • 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
Station PRINCETON
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bishop Hill 136 $63,750
Galva 2,543 $50,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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