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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lafayette Township, Minnesota give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Male:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 9 years : 37

10 to 14 years : 28

15 to 17 years : 8

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 5

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 7

35 to 39 years : 69

40 to 44 years : 21

45 to 49 years : 17

50 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 21

80 to 84 years : 10

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 9 years : 48

10 to 14 years : 30

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 8

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 39

40 to 44 years : 21

45 to 49 years : 20

50 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 14

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 22

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 544

Multiple ancestry : 167

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 8

Ancestry not reported : 4


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 723

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Total:

Under 5 years : 48

5 to 17 years : 157

18 to 24 years : 22

25 to 34 years : 40

35 to 44 years : 150

45 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 67

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 72

75 years and over : 47

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 17 years : 122

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 40

35 to 44 years : 133

45 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 53

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 63

75 years and over : 44

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 7

5 to 17 years : 35

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 17

45 to 54 years : 14

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 3

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 344

Female : 273

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 48

Female : 58

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence : 613

Born in other state in the United States : 106

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 49

Now married, except separated : 400

Divorced : 17

Separated : 0

Widowed : 2

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 52

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 3

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Speak only English : 625

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

  • German: 527   (62.1%)
  • Norwegian: 94   (11.1%)
  • Swedish: 56   (6.6%)
  • Irish: 35   (4.1%)
  • United States Or American: 20   (2.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 15   (1.8%)
  • Other Groups: 12   (1.4%)
  • English: 12   (1.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 11   (1.3%)
  • Czech: 10   (1.2%)
  • Italian: 8   (0.9%)
  • Polish: 8   (0.9%)
  • Scottish: 7   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.8%)
  • Dutch: 7   (0.8%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 5   (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.5%)
  • European: 2   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lafayette Township, Minnesota is 723



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lafayette Township, Minnesota: 392
Female Population in Lafayette Township, Minnesota: 331


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lafayette Township, Minnesota: 39.1
Median Female Resident Age in Lafayette Township, Minnesota: 39.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Minnesota is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lafayette Township, Minnesota


White


Both sexes

44.2

Male

42.7

Female

45.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

8.8

Male

36.5

Female

8.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

3.5

Male

19.5

Female

3.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.3

Male

42.8

Female

45.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Lafayette Township, Minnesota


  • White: 719
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 4



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Lafayette Township, Minnesota citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.41%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 22   (9.05%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (1.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (2.06%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.65%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 92   (37.86%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (7.82%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 24   (9.88%)
  • Associate Degree: 28   (11.52%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 29   (11.93%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (4.53%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 16   (7.14%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (0.89%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (0.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 72   (32.14%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 19   (8.48%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 19   (8.48%)
  • Associate Degree: 38   (16.96%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 54   (24.11%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (0.89%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lafayette Township, Minnesota

  • Lafayette Public Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Box 125, Lafayette, MN 56054, Phone: (507) 228-8943, Students: 94 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Lafayette Township, Minnesota

  • Lafayette Public Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Box 125, Lafayette, MN 56054, Phone: (507) 228-8943, Students: 87 )

  • Starland El.


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: Box 125, Lafayette, MN 56054, Phone: (508) 228-8943, Students: 7 )



Museums Near Lafayette Township, Minnesota


  • Lafayette Natural History Museum


    637 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette, LA 70503

  • Lafayette Science Museum Foundation Inc


    433 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501
    http://www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org

  • Louisiana Historical Association


    Po Box 42808, Lafayette, LA 70506

  • Louisiana Military Hall Of Fame & Museum Inc


    Po Box 61930, Lafayette, LA 70506

  • Macon County Historical Society


    Po Box 231, Lafayette, TN 37083

  • Paul And Lul Hillard Art Msm


    710 E Saint Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503
    http://museum.louisiana.edu

  • Poston Community Alliance Inc


    956 Hawthorne Dr, Lafayette, CA 94549

  • Preservation Alliance Of Lafayette


    220 W Willow Street No B, Lafayette, LA 70501

  • Purdue University Galleries


    Physics Building,room 205, 525 Northwestern Ave., Lafayette, IN 47901

  • Robert & Ellen Haan Museum Of Indiana Art Inc


    Po Box 970, Lafayette, IN 47904

  • Tippecanoe County Historical Association


    1001 South St, Lafayette, IN 47901
    http://www.tcha.mus.in.us

  • University Of Louisiana At Lafayette


    104 University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70501
    http://www.louisiana.edu

  • Uss Myles C Fox Dd 829 Association Inc


    106 Young Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506

  • Vermilionville


    , Lafayette, LA 70501

  • Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation


    300 Fisher Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508
    http://www.vermilionville.org

  • Wabash Valley Trust For Historic Preservation


    14 N 3rd Street, Lafayette, IN 47901

  • Wow Childrens Museum World Of Wonder Ltd


    110 N Harrison Ave, Lafayette, CO 80026
    http://www.wowmuseum.com

  • Yamhill County Historical Society


    Po Box 484, Lafayette, OR 97127

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Lafayette Township, Minnesota affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Lafayette Township, Minnesota.

Area Features of Lafayette Township, Minnesota


Building


(1) Lafayette Volunteer Fire Department And Ambulance Service  

Canal


(1) County Ditch Number Eightyfive   (2) County Ditch Number Fiftyone   (3) County Ditch Number Forty A   (4) County Ditch Number Four A   (5) County Ditch Number Seventyseven   (6) Judicial Ditch Number One  

Cemetery


(1) Clear Lake Lutheran Cemetery   (2) Lutheran Cemetery   (3) Methodist Cemetery   (4) New Ulm City Cemetery   (5) Saint George Catholic Cemetery   (6) Saint Gregory Cemetery   (7) Salem Methodist Cemetery   (8) West Newton Cemetery   (9) Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church  

Church


(1) Clear Lake Church   (2) First Lutheran Church   (3) Saint Gregory S Catholic Church   (4) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Lafayette   (2) Township Of Bernadotte   (3) Township Of Lafayette   (4) Township Of West Newton  

Flat


(1) Cottonwood Lakebed  

Hospital


(1) Lafayette Good Samaritan Center  

Lake


(1) Clear Lake   (2) Horseshoe Lake   (3) Mud Lake  

Locale


(1) Klossner Historical   (2) Layfayette Historical   (3) Milford Monument  

Park


(1) Indian Massacre Monument   (2) Lund Park   (3) Pioneer Memorial Marker  

Populated Place


(1) Klossner   (2) Lafayette   (3) Saint George   (4) Traulich Estates  

Post Office


(1) Klossner Post Office   (2) Lafayette Post Office   (3) Saint George Post Office Historical  

School


(1) Lafayette Charter School   (2) School Number 1274   (3) School Number 1287   (4) School Number 181   (5) School Number 186   (6) School Number 53  

Stream


(1) Eightmile Creek   (2) Fritsche Creek   (3) Huelskamp Creek   (4) Little Rock Creek  

Swamp


(1) Rieke Marsh  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

56054 (pop. 1,011)


Cities Nearby Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Lafayette City, MN  (pop. 659) 3.7 Miles
West Newton Township, MN  (pop. 521) 6.2 Miles
New Ulm City, MN  (pop. 13,106) 6.3 Miles
Bernadotte Township, MN  (pop. 291) 6.6 Miles
Brighton Township, MN  (pop. 147) 7.9 Miles
Alfsborg Township, MN  (pop. 420) 8.2 Miles
Milford Township, MN  (pop. 801) 8.7 Miles
Severance Township, MN  (pop. 247) 8.8 Miles
Courtland Township, MN  (pop. 659) 8.9 Miles
Cottonwood Township, MN  (pop. 982) 9.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

507



Elevation in Lafayette Township, Minnesota is 997.0 ft. (304.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Lat: 44.401507 N        Long: -94.433996 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lafayette Township, Minnesota need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Minnesota

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.80 5.98 4.14 6.72 0.00 5.33
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 6.92 6.07 4.26 6.93 0.00 5.46
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.13 4.33 6.94 0.00 5.52
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.09 6.19 4.40 7.17 0.00 5.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
  Total Electric Industry 7.16 6.25 4.41 7.21 0.00 5.63
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 6.19 4.30 7.21 0.00 5.58
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.13 6.14 4.26 7.26 0.00 5.54
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.23 6.23 4.33 7.12 0.00 5.61
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.33 6.28 4.45 7.48 0.00 5.71
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
  Total Electric Industry 7.41 6.31 4.56 7.49 0.00 5.83
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 7.52 6.36 4.57 7.60 0.00 5.87
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
  Total Electric Industry 7.61 6.03 4.34 7.43 0.00 5.97
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.88 4.07 7.36 0.00 5.80
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.12 4.36 0.00 0.00 6.01
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.31 4.63 0.00 6.75 6.24
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 6.59 5.02 0.00 6.21 6.61
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98
  Total Electric Industry 8.70 7.02 5.29 0.00 7.95 6.98

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 3   (0.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 23   (6.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 8   (2.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 43   (12.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 77   (23.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 84   (25.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 27   (8.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 8   (2.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 22   (6.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 22   (6.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 320

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 19

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 7

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 45


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Less than 5 minutes : 22

5 to 9 minutes : 52

10 to 14 minutes : 113

15 to 19 minutes : 75

20 to 24 minutes : 29

25 to 29 minutes : 14

30 to 34 minutes : 23

35 to 39 minutes : 2

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 13

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 3


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

With Social Security income : 62

No Social Security income : 202


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

With retirement income : 18

No retirement income : 246


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 13

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 31

$60,000 to $74,999 : 51

$75,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $63,958


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lafayette Township, Minnesota

  • KYSM (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting Co.)
  • KRBI (1310 AM; 0.87 kW; Kasota, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Communications, Llc)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting Co.)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1.0 kW; Essig, MN; Owner: Ingstad Brothers Broadcasting, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Lafayette Township, Minnesota

  • KYSM-FM (103.5 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Lincoln, Inc.)
  • KRBI-FM (105.5 FM; Kasota, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Communications, Llc)
  • KHRS (105.9 FM; Lafayette, MN; Owner: Ketelsen, Matthew L)
  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; Cobden, MN; Owner: Ingstad Brothers Broadcasting, Llc)
  • 980602MC (88.3 FM; Essig, MN; Owner: Minn-iowa Christian Broadcasting Foundation)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Hamburg, MN; Owner: Crown College)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Glencoe, MN; Owner: Nassuna Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Le Sueur, MN; Owner: Interactive Ministry)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Henderson, MN; Owner: Refuge Media Group)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Saint Peter, MN; Owner: Shining Light Ministries)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Gaylord, MN; Owner: Southern Minnesota Catholic Radio)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Buffalo Lake, MN; Owner: The Love Station, Inc.)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Mankato State University)
  • KMSU (89.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Mankato State University)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KNGA (91.5 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Public Radio)
  • KATO-FM (93.1 FM; Lake Crystal, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting)
  • KXLP (94.1 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Radioactive, Llc)
  • KQYK (95.7 FM; Madelia, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)
  • KDOG (96.7 FM; Mankato, MN; Owner: Minnesota Valley Broadcasting Co.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; Madelia, MN; Owner: Three Eagles Of Luverne, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 97  (43.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 7  (3.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 17  (7.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (5.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 37  (16.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 75  (43.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 25  (14.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 50  (28.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (1.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (2.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 106 Farms In Lafayette Township, Minnesota


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Citizens Bank Minnesota - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $334.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lafayette Township, Minnesota

  • New Ulm Municipal


    (about 6.4 miles in Essig, Minnesota; Airport Code: ULM)

  • Downtown Heliport


    (about 26.9 miles in Mankato, Minnesota; Airport Code: JMN)

  • Mankato Regional


    (about 28.3 miles in Madison Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MKT)

  • Windom Municipal


    (about 47.5 miles in Bingham Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MWM)

  • Fairmont Municipal


    (about 52.1 miles in Fairmont, Minnesota; Airport Code: FRM)

  • Flying Cloud


    (about 56.3 miles in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Airport Code: FCM)

  • Willmar Municipal


    (about 59.0 miles in Willmar, Minnesota; Airport Code: ILL)

  • Jackson Airport


    (about 59.7 miles in Alpha, Minnesota; Airport Code: MJQ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.33%

Carpooled

12.37%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.09%

Other Means

1.03%

Worked At Home

14.18%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Lafayette Township, Minnesota, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 228

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 6

Female householder, no husband present : 2

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 28

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 264


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 207

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21

Renter-occupied housing units : 7


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 16

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 16

$35,000 to $39,999 : 16

$40,000 to $44,999 : 16

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 33

$60,000 to $74,999 : 53

$75,000 to $99,999 : 28

$100,000 to $124,999 : 19

$125,000 to $149,999 : 14

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Total : 273


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Occupied : 264

Vacant : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Median number of rooms : 8


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later : 2

Built 2000 to 2004 : 26

Built 1990 to 1999 : 52

Built 1980 to 1989 : 12

Built 1970 to 1979 : 35

Built 1960 to 1969 : 11

Built 1950 to 1959 : 9

Built 1940 to 1949 : 8

Built 1939 or earlier : 118


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Utility gas : 6

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 143

Electricity : 14

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 75

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 8

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 18

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 10

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $174,999 : 26

$175,000 to $199,999 : 17

$200,000 to $249,999 : 22

$250,000 to $299,999 : 34

$300,000 to $399,999 : 37

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 3

$1,000,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 18

Home equity loan only : 29

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 85

Housing units without a mortgage : 104


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lafayette Township, Minnesota)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $309,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $266,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $275,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $138,900

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 : $181,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $320,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $130,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lafayette Township, Minnesota: 75.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Minnesota: 64.6%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 4 4 $470,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $470,000
2002        
  Single Family 4 4 $770,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $770,500
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $89,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $89,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lafayette Township, MN): $51,319
Median Household Income In 2000 (Minnesota): $47,111


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lafayette Township): $129,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Minnesota): $118,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lafayette Township): $325
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Minnesota): $566


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Utility Gas: 0.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 42.9%
Electricity: 7.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 35.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 11.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.9%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Lafayette Township, Minnesota are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Good Sam Hh Of So Cntrl Mn


     Address: 229 West Broadway, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 2/24/2005

Brown County Public Health


     Address: 1117 Center Street, New Ulm, Minnesota 56073
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/26/1971

Sibley County Public Health Dp


     Address: 111 Eighth Street, Gaylord, Minnesota 55334
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/8/1976

Sibley Medical Cntr Home Care


     Address: 601 West Chandler, Arlington, Minnesota 55307
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 10/12/1994

Alliance Health Services


     Address: 1400 Madison Avenue #212, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/7/1995

Hospitals Close To Lafayette Township, Minnesota

New Ulm Medical Center


     Address: 1324 Fifth North Street, New Ulm, Minnesota 56073
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Immanuel-st Josephs-mayo Health System


     Address: 1025 Marsh St, Mankato, Minnesota 56002
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Minnesota Valley Health Center Inc


     Address: 621 South Fourth Street, Le Sueur, Minnesota 56058
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Glencoe Regional Health Services


     Address: 1805 Hennepin Avenue North, Glencoe, Minnesota 55336
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hutchinson Area Health Care


     Address: 1095 Highway 15 South, Hutchinson, Minnesota 55350
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Good Samaritan Society - Winthrop


     Address: 506 High Street, Winthrop, Minnesota 55396
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Oak Hills Living Center


     Address: 1314 Eighth Street North, New Ulm, Minnesota 56073
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 91
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Oak Terrace Health Care Center


     Address: 640 Third Street, Gaylord, Minnesota 55334
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 54
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Good Samaritan Society - Arlington


     Address: 411 Seventh Avenue Northwest, Box 645, Arlington, Minnesota 55307
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Lake Crystal Healthcare Center


     Address: 202 Laclaire Street, Lake Crystal, Minnesota 56055
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 32
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lafayette Township, Minnesota

Name: Monticello
Address: 2807 West Highway 75; Monticello, MN 55362
Distance: 68 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lafayette Township, Minnesota

    Retired Workers: 100
    Disabled Workers: 15
    Widowers Workers: 15
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 10


(updated 2007)



Nicollet County, Minnesota Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.59%
  • Bush & Cheney 48.98%
  • Other 1.43%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Lafayette Township, Minnesota citizens.

Relocation to Nicollet County, MN

11.26 % of Nicollet County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $33,344

Minnesota Average 7.79 %

0.14 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $6,500

Minnesota Average 0.13 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Nicollet County, MN (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Blue Earth County , MN 4.43 % ($32,262 AGI )
  • Le Sueur County , MN 0.82 % ($28,062 AGI )
  • Brown County , MN 0.47 % ($30,291 AGI )

Relocation away from Nicollet County, MN

11.14 % of Nicollet County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,564

Minnesota Average 7.84 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Nicollet County, MN (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Blue Earth County , MN 4.29 % ($33,623 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.75 % ($30,852 AGI )
  • Le Sueur County , MN 0.67 % ($41,785 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Minnesota

Low Bracket: $21,800 (5.35%)
High Bracket: $71,591 (7.85%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Minnesota

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Lafayette Township, Minnesota is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Lafayette Township, Minnesota

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/24/2003, 11:40 pm 0 1 -- --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Lafayette Township, Minnesota directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Minnesota

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
15,819 13,885 14,097 20,336 14,714 15,875 16,207 16,948 17,541 17,859


(updated 2014)



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