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Lafayette County, MO
The county was named for the Marquis de Lafayette

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Lafayette County is one of 114 counties in Missouri.

The county is in the Kansas City metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 33,134. This was an increase of  .53% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$38,235
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lafayette County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Lafayette County was $26,959. This was an increase of 20.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 87% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Lexington

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Ancestry & family history

33% of Lafayette County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lafayette County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Lafayette County include Anderson Cemetery, Arnold Cemetery, Barker Cemetery, Bates City Cemetery, Brand Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Campbell Cemetery, Catron Cemetery, Corder Cemetery, Evangelical Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Lafayette County include Alma, Aullville, Bates City, Concordia, Corder, Dover, Ernestville, Higginsville, Lake Lafayette, Lexington ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Lafayette County include Wentworth Military Academy ... View colleges

School districts in Lafayette County include Concordia R-Ii, Lafayette County. C-1, Lexington R-V, Odessa R-Vii, Santa Fe R-X, Wellington-Napoleon R-Ix ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Lafayette County include Concordia Branch, Corder Branch, Lexington Branch, Odessa Branch, Robertson Memorial Library, Waverly Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lafayette County include Odessan ... View newspapers

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Politics

Lafayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lafayette County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Lafayette County include Best Value Inn Concordia, Best Value Inn Higginsville, Days Inn

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