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People

Total Population 2,350
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,180
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $99,138
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 9.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 12.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,369
Median House Value $365,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0.2%
English 13.8%
Irish 25%

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

Lafayette Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles NW of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 07848
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.098
Longitude -74.688

Lafayette 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 NEWTON ST PAULS ABBEY
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches
Station HIGH POINT PARK
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station CHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Branchville 889 $73,438
Franklin 4,944 $70,938
Hamburg 3,209 $93,077
Newton 8,036 $66,625
Ogdensburg 2,432 $94,550
Sparta 19,440 $142,727

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

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