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Lake Lafayette, Missouri
Location of Lake Lafayette, Missouri
Location of Lake Lafayette, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Lafayette
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
860 ft (262 m)
 • Total 327
 • Estimate 
 • Density 524.18/sq mi (202.49/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-39952
GNIS feature ID 1669612

Lake Lafayette is a city in Lafayette County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 327 at the 2010 census.


Lake Lafayette is located at 38°56′56″N 93°58′11″W / 38.94889°N 93.96972°W / 38.94889; -93.96972 (38.948781, -93.969721).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), of which, 0.64 square miles (1.66 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 346
2010 327 −5.5%
2019 (est.) 336 2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 327 people, 124 households, and 82 families living in the city. The population density was 510.9 inhabitants per square mile (197.3/km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 260.9 per square mile (100.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 2.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 124 households, of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.9% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.17.

The median age in the city was 43.8 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.6% were from 25 to 44; 32.7% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.9% male and 47.1% female.

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