The City of La Fayette is a populated place located in Chambers County at latitude 32.8994 and longitude -85.4008. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 843 feet.
The formal official name is the City of La Fayette, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lafayette, Alabama.
The Census Class Code for Lafayette indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the City of La Fayette (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lafayette: Chambersville, La Fayette, LayFayette.
|Population in Households||2,689|
|Population in Familes||2,202|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||222|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,302 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||702 (53.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||401 (30.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||198 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,342|
|Average Home Value||$103,165|
|Median Household Income||$26,092|
|Average Household Income||$37,164|
|Per Capita Income||$14,830|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.66%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
The table below compares Lafayette to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 163||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 218||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 105||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 520||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 527||9th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.