La Fayette, IL Population

Population: 227. Estimated population in July 2020: 221 (-2.6% change)
Males: 103 (45.4%), Females: 124 (54.6%)

Zip code: 61449

Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $26,563
Median house value: $40,000

Races in La Fayette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

Ancestries: English (18.9%), Irish (11.9%), German (8.4%), Scottish (4.8%), Swedish (4.4%), United States (4.0%).

Land area: 0.2 square miles

 

Population

For population 25 years and over in La Fayette

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 18.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in La Fayette village

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-1.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near La Fayette:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to La Fayette:

  • GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL (about 38 miles; PEORIA, IL; Abbreviation: PIA)
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 43 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 48 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)
Other public-use airports nearest to La Fayette:

  • KEWANEE MUNI (about 7 miles; KEWANEE, IL; Abbreviation: EZI)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 24 miles; GENESEO, IL; Abbreviation: 3G8)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 25 miles; YATES CITY, IL; Abbreviation: 2C6)
Amtrak station near La Fayette:

  • 10 miles: KEWANEE (3RD & DEPOT ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to La Fayette:

  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 31 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 45 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 49 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 51 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)

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