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Lafe, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Lafe is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Greene County at latitude 36.2092 and longitude -90.5044. Greene County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 315 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Lafe, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lafe, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lafe indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Lafe, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 511
Population in Households 511
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 244
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $90,306
Average Home Value $113,562


Median Household Income $37,045
Average Household Income $45,493
Per Capita Income $17,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.61% 1.85%
Households 2.68% 1.83%
Families 2.16% 1.68%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   1.44%
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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 299 45th
Population Density1 # 381 30th
Diversity Index2 # 508 6th
Median Household Income # 224 59th
Per Capita Income # 378 30th

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