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

866

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

48

Diversity Index

21.100

Housing & Income

Households

326

Total Housing Units

369


Owner Occupied

253

Renter Occupied

73

Vacant

43

Median Home Value

$90,556


Average Home Value

$178,854

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.09%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,883 $63,590


Average Household

$66,667 $76,976


Per Capita

$24,938 $29,040

Workforce

Total Businesses

20

Total Employed

185

Workers 16+

574

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

115

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

18

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

16

2022 Food & Beverage Stores

N

Businesses

1

Employed

13

2022 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

4

Employed

9

2022 Manufacturing Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

8

Some
High School

36

Graduated
High School

274

Associates
Degree

36

Bachelor's
Degree

93

Graduate
Degree

22

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

360

Non-Resident Commuters

214

Drive Alone

540

Carpooled

20

Public

0

Work At Home

3