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Demographics

People

Total Population423
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens13.9%
Employed Population 16+270
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married58%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$6,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,188

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,583
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$558
Median House Value$95,500

Ancestry

German70.4%
Norwegian12.3%
Swedish8%
Polish5.9%
Irish5.9%
Czech5%
English2.8%
French Except Basque2.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)2.1%
Danishn2.1%
Russian1.7%
Finnish1.7%
Dutch1.7%
Welsh0.9%
Austrian0.9%
Belgian0.7%
Italian0.5%
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Lafayette Almanac

CategoryValue
County Nicollet County
Standard Zip Codes56054
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.44
Approximate Longitude-94.39

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)

StationNEW ULM 2 SE
Distance10.5 miles
Jan Temp5 to 24 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip29.5 inches
StationGAYLORD
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp1 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 59 F
Annual Precip28.8 inches
StationSTEWART
Distance20 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip29 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Courtland720$76,136
Gaylord2,072$60,000
Gibbon912$58,333

Lafayette Public Schools

Lafayette Public Charter School
351 6th St
ZIP: 56054
(507) 228-8943
Primary
Total Enrollment 75
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