Community Profile

LaFontaine was incorporated in 1873, a product of the inclusion of the railroad through Indiana and its historic downtown still reflects that era.

LaFontaine

Population

Total Population

709

Population
Growth Rate

-1.85%

Median Age

49

Diversity Index

7.100

Housing & Income

Households

260

Total Housing Units

304


Owner Occupied

181

Renter Occupied

79

Vacant

44

Median Home Value

$81,982


Average Home Value

$115,694

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-2.04%


Per Capita Income

1.86%

Income Projection

Median Household

$53,817 $56,965


Average Household

$61,385 $67,636


Per Capita

$22,515 $24,690

Workforce

Total Businesses

18

Total Employed

174

Workers 16+

478

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

115

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

18

2021 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

1

Employed

13

2021 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

8

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

3

Employed

7

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

7

Some
High School

35

Graduated
High School

224

Associates
Degree

28

Bachelor's
Degree

69

Graduate
Degree

17

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

262

Non-Resident Commuters

216

Drive Alone

441

Carpooled

19

Public

0

Work At Home

4