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Lafayette County Statistics

Population Estimate (2005) 16,310
Male 49.9 %
Female 50.1 %
Median Age 38.1 years
Under 5 Years 5.9 %
18 Years and Over 72.8 %
65 Years and Over 15.8 %
Caucasian 99 %
Average Household Size 2.57
Average Family Size 3.1

High School Graduate or Higher 85.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 13.3 %

Median Household Income (in 1999 Dollars) $37,220
Median Family Income (in 1999 Dollars) $22,326

Mean Travel Time to Work 23.9 Minutes

Total Housing Units 6,674
Owner-Occupied Housing Units 4,813
Renter-Occupied Housing Units 1,398
Vacant Housing Units 463

Demographics of the Four Largest Cities:
Darlington, City - July 2000 Population 2,418
Shullsburg, City- July 2000 Population 1,246
Benton, Village - July 2000 Population 976
Belmont, Village - July 2000 Population 871
For a more complete view of the demographics of Lafayette County, please visit  http://factfinder.census.gov

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