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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020212026
LaFontaine936875709679

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Population by Age

Population201020212026
0-4432826
5-9603129
10-14643131
15-19553829
20-24404031
25-29344538
30-34554041
35-39542738
40-44574426
45-49574346
50-54564640
55-59424844
60-64434746
65-69323846
70-74303637
75-79393136
80-84433334
85+716463
18+672593574
Median Age434951

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Population by Race

LaFontaine2021
Total709.000
White Alone97.880
Black Alone0.140
American Indian Alone0.280
Asian Alone0.000
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race0.280
Two or More Races1.410
Hispanic Origin1.550
Diversity Index7.100

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Growth Rate

LaFontaine2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population-2%-1%
Households-2%-1%
Families-2%-1%
Median Household Income%1%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020212026
Households362328260248
Housing Units390374304304
Owner Occupied Units181176
Renter Occupied Units7972
Vacant Units4456

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Home Value

LaFontaine20212026
Median Home Value$81,982$85,784
Average Home Value$115,694$116,477
<$50,0001915
$50,000 - $99,999111102
$100,000 - $149,9992021
$150,000 - $199,99977
$200,000 - $249,99967
$250,000 - $299,9991218
$300,000 - $399,99946
$400,000 - $499,99900
$500,000 - $749,99900
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-200917
1990-199936
1980-198929
1970-197944
1960-196935
1950-195931
1940-194919
1939 or Before246

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

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Income
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Income

LaFontaine20212026
Median Household$53,817$56,965
Average Household$61,385$67,636
Per Capita$22,515$24,690

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Household Income Base

LaFontaine2021
<$15,00025
$15,000 - $24,99920
$25,000 - $34,99928
$35,000 - $49,99941
$50,000 - $74,99969
$75,000 - $99,99943
$100,000 - $149,99928
$150,000 - $199,9994
$200,000+2

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+478
In-County Residents262
Out-of-County Residents216
Drive Alone441
Carpooled19
Public Transport0
Work at Home4
Less than 5 minutes8
5-9 minutes31
10-14 minutes44
15-19 minutes63
20-24 minutes198
25-29 minutes38
30-34 minutes54
35-39 minutes1
40-44 minutes0
45-59 minutes26
60-89 minutes5
90+ minutes6
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees174
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction0
Manufacturing8
Wholesale Trade0
  
Retail Trade18
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers3
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip0
Food & Beverage Stores13
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations0
Clothing/Accessory Store2
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse7
Information3
  
Finance & Insurance0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing3
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv0
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services0
HealthCare/Social Assist115
Arts/Entertainment/Rec0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs7
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places7
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin6
Auto Repair/Maintenance0
Public Administration Emp7

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

Educational Attainment (25+)

LaFontaine2021
Some High School35
Graduated High School224
Associates Degree28
Bachelor's Degree69
Graduate Degree17

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses18
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus0
Manufacturing Bus2
Wholesale Trade Bus0
  
Retail Trade Bus4
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus1
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus0
Food & Beverage Stores Bus1
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus1
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus1
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus1
Information Bus1
  
Finance & Insurance Bus0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus1
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus0
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus0
Educational Services Bus0
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus1
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus2
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus2
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus3
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus0
Public Administration Bus3

Source: ESRI, 2021-12-08

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