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People

Total Population 3,824
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 8.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,829
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 58%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,472
% Above Poverty Level 85.4%
% Below Poverty Level 14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.8%
Median Gross Rent $897
Median House Value $167,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 16.3%

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

Lafayette Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles S of Hillsboro, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles SW of Portland, Oregon
County Yamhill
Standard Zip Codes 97127
Phone Area Codes 503
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.244
Longitude -123.113

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 MC MINNVILLE
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 51 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station N WILLAMETTE EXP STN
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Station FOREST GROVE
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 46 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carlton 1,869 $58,750
Dayton 2,539 $56,375
Dundee 3,184 $73,750
McMinnville 33,185 $53,715
St. Paul 386 $81,667
Yamhill 1,132 $70,521

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

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