Lafe, AR Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lafe, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Lafe had a population of 513 as of July 1, 2015. Lafe ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lafe is located at latitude 36.2092 and longitude -90.5044 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lafe (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 315 feet.

The Town of Lafe (GNIS ID: 2405966) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Lafe is located within Township of Breckenridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lafe population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lafe: Loulyma, Newberry, Ramers Chapel, Upper Lafe.

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Lafe, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 513
Population in Households 513
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 245
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 180
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 200 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (76.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $85,500
Average Home Value $113,889


Median Household Income $36,717
Average Household Income $44,950
Per Capita Income $17,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.18% 1.73%
Households 2.27% 1.72%
Families 1.75% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lafe, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lafe to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 300 45th
Population Density1 # 382 30th
Diversity Index2 # 504 7th
Median Household Income # 239 56th
Per Capita Income # 386 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.