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Demographics

People

Total Population3,885
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens7.8%
Employed Population 16+1,941
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married55%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.1%
Median Earnings25+$25,432
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,936
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,165

Wealth

Median Family Income$57,443
% Above Poverty Level84.5%
% Below Poverty Level15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone13.5%
Median Gross Rent$962
Median House Value$170,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.8%
German11.4%
Irish11.2%
English8.6%
Norwegian2.7%
Italian1.8%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.5%
Swedish1%
Dutch0.9%
Portuguese0.9%
Welsh0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Polish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Russian0.3%
African0.1%
Czech0.1%
South African0.1%
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Lafayette Almanac

CategoryValue
County Yamhill County
Standard Zip Codes97127
Phone Area Codes971
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude45.24
Approximate Longitude-123.11

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)

StationMC MINNVILLE
Distance3.2 miles
Jan Temp33 to 46 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp51 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip41.6 inches
StationN WILLAMETTE EXP STN
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp33 to 47 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp53 to 80 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip42.6 inches
StationFOREST GROVE
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp32 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp54 to 83 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carlton1,891$67,750
Dayton2,567$57,708
Dundee3,203$73,981
McMinnville33,724$55,440
St. Paul389$86,167
Yamhill1,174$75,368

Lafayette Public Schools

Wascher Elementary School
986 7th St Ext
ZIP: 97127
(503) 565-5400
Primary
Total Enrollment 384
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