Lafayette is located in northwest Georgia. Lafayette is part of Walker County. Lafayette has 8.17 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lafayette population is 7,105, which has grown 6.01% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lafayette median household income is $30,492 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.04% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lafayette median house value is $85,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 45.64% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 33.09% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lafayette is better than the state average in quality.