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Where is Lafayette County, Mississippi?

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Lafayette County is a county equivalent area found in Mississippi, USA. The county government of Lafayette is found in the county seat of Oxford.

With a total 1,759.23 sq. km of land and water area, Lafayette County, Mississippi is the 1497th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 52,930 people, Lafayette County has a total 23283 households earning 43328 on average per year.

Lafayette County, Mississippi - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 28071
Area Codes 662
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Oxford (population: 38,360), University (population: 4,388), Abbeville (population: 2,478), Taylor (population: 779), Paris (population: 310), Toccopola (population: 120)
Land Area 20,436 sq miles
Water Area 632 sq miles
Household Income $43,328
Housing Units 23,283
Median Home Value $163,000
High School Grads 86% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 37% of population
Retail Spending $11,711 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $96,237 per capita
Universities and Colleges University of Mississippi Main Campus

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.