Lafayette strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):
Walking and Biking to Work
Low Rate of Poverty
Comparing Lafayette to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||53 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||66 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Standard Zip Codes||56054|
|Phone Area Codes||507|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||NEW ULM 2 SE|
|Jan Temp||5 to 24 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||29.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||1 to 20 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 55 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||28.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||1 to 21 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||29 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.04|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||1.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||514|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.7%|
|French (except Basque)||0.5%|
According to the US Postal Service, Lafayette, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:La Fayette (56054)
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