Lafayette County AR Information


Lafayette County Subdivisions

Lafayette County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,693
Population in Households 7,582
Population in Familes 6,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density2 15
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $32,597
Average Household Income $51,517
Per Capita Income $21,644


Total Housing Units 4,374 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,231 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 960 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,183 (27.0%)
Median Home Value $61,832
Average Home Value $98,935


Total Households 3,191
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,108
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% -0.4%
Households 0.16% -0.36%
Families -0.11% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.67%


Lafayette County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lafayette County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 72 5th
Population Density # 66 13th
Diversity Index # 22 72nd
Median Household Income # 69 9th
Per Capita Income # 44 43rd

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