In 2020, Lafayette County, MS had a population of 54.1k people with a median age of 30.5 and a median household income of $53,318. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lafayette County, MS grew from 53,590 to 54,059, a 0.875% increase and its median household income grew from $50,272 to $53,318, a 6.06% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lafayette County, MS are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), White (Hispanic) (1.54%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.18%).
None of the households in Lafayette County, MS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.6% of the residents in Lafayette County, MS are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lafayette County, MS are University of Mississippi (6,211 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Lafayette County, MS was $217,900, and the homeownership rate was 60.8%. Most people in Lafayette County, MS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Lafayette County, MS was 2 cars per household.