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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,623

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 79

Female householder, no husband present : 512

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 867

Householder not living alone : 49


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 36

All other households : 3,084


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,357

Renter-occupied housing units : 266

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 73

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 289

Renter-occupied housing units : 223

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 662

Renter-occupied housing units : 254


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 592

$10,000 to $14,999 : 302

$15,000 to $19,999 : 348

$20,000 to $24,999 : 255

$25,000 to $29,999 : 206

$30,000 to $34,999 : 115

$35,000 to $39,999 : 187

$40,000 to $44,999 : 139

$45,000 to $49,999 : 127

$50,000 to $59,999 : 240

$60,000 to $74,999 : 157

$75,000 to $99,999 : 245

$100,000 to $124,999 : 97

$125,000 to $149,999 : 30

$150,000 to $199,999 : 21

$200,000 or more : 69


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Total : 4,801


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Occupied : 3,130

Vacant : 1,671


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 193

Built 1990 to 1999 : 681

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,094

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,135

Built 1960 to 1969 : 423

Built 1950 to 1959 : 456

Built 1940 to 1949 : 190

Built 1939 or earlier : 629


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Utility gas : 1,370

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 243

Electricity : 1,238

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 209

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 63

No fuel used : 7


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Less than $10,000 : 230

$10,000 to $14,999 : 84

$15,000 to $19,999 : 153

$20,000 to $24,999 : 188

$25,000 to $29,999 : 130

$30,000 to $34,999 : 179

$35,000 to $39,999 : 120

$40,000 to $49,999 : 281

$50,000 to $59,999 : 140

$60,000 to $69,999 : 209

$70,000 to $79,999 : 128

$80,000 to $89,999 : 89

$90,000 to $99,999 : 103

$100,000 to $124,999 : 111

$125,000 to $149,999 : 74

$150,000 to $174,999 : 34

$175,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 to $249,999 : 30

$250,000 to $299,999 : 32

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 22

$500,000 to $749,999 : 2

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 38


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

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 : 89

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 920

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,372


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lafayette County, Arkansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $56,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $40,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $38,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $54,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $40,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $33,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $41,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $36,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lafayette County, Arkansas: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Arkansas: 67.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Lafayette County, Arkansas

* 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 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
2002        
  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
2003        
  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
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $90,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $90,000
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 County, AR): $24,831
Median Household Income In 2000 (Arkansas): $32,182


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lafayette County): $33,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Arkansas): $67,400


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lafayette County, Arkansas

Utility Gas: 54.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 13.3%
Electricity: 28.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 3.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Lafayette County, Arkansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 26.13%
  • Juvenile facilities : 27.93%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 45.95%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lafayette County): $319
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Arkansas): $453
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Lafayette County): $517


(updated 2010)



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