Lafayette, New Jersey

Lafayette: Township in Sussex County, New Jersey

About

Lafayette is a township located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,538 and a population density of 141 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,352 inhabitants.

The township was created 179 years ago in 1844.

Lafayette locator map
Location of Lafayette on New Jersey map.

Quick Facts about Lafayette

Population : 2,352 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 07848
Area : 18.05 km2
Altitude : 1,755 feet / 535 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1845 (179 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:40:55 (13th April 2024)
Density : 130 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.91% (2010-2020)
County Route 648  Lafayette Township  New Jersey image
County Route 648 Lafayette Township New Jersey
County Route 648  Lafayette Township  New Jersey image

Geography

Lafayette is located at 41°5'54"N 74°41'19"W (41.0984300, -74.6885000). It has 2 neighbors: Sparta and Wantage.

Lafayette map

Lafayette has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lafayette decreased by 7.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,538 - census
2011 2,494 -1.76% estimation process
2012 2,468 -1.05% estimation process
2013 2,439 -1.19% estimation process
2014 2,445 0.25% estimation process
2015 2,419 -1.07% estimation process
2016 2,400 -0.79% estimation process
2017 2,393 -0.29% estimation process
2018 2,376 -0.72% estimation process
2019 2,363 -0.55% estimation process
2020 2,352 -0.47% estimation process

Lafayette zip code is 07848. County name: Sussex, County fips: 34037

La Fayette, Lafayette

People born in Lafayette (1)

Introduced polygraph or "lie-detector" tests, worked in the CIA. Later performed experiments and theorized "plant perception". (1924-2013) Cleve Backster was born in Lafayette

Schools in Lafayette

College & universities near Lafayette, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
247603 Sussex County Community College Newton (NJ) 07860

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lafayette, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Lafayette

Post Office Name City ZIP
Augusta Post Office Augusta (NJ) 07822

Other places with the same name (14)

  • Lafayette , Louisiana The third most populous city in Acadiana, Louisiana. It is located on the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Lafayette is known for its many cajun and creole restaurants, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Lafayette Museum and the Lafayette Grand Opera House. with a population of 126,535 people.
  • Lafayette , Indiana The most populous city in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. It is located on the Wabash River in north-central Indiana. Lafayette is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Purdue University campus and the Lafayette Public Library. with a population of 71,484 people.
  • Lafayette , Colorado city in Colorado with a population of 28,579 people.
  • Lafayette , California city in California with a population of 25,992 people.
  • LaFayette , Georgia city in and the county seat of Walker County, Georgia with a population of 7,508 people.
  • Lafayette , Ohio village in Ohio, United States with a population of 5,927 people.
  • Lafayette , Tennessee human settlement in Macon County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 5,271 people.
  • LaFayette , New York city in Onondaga County, New York, United States of America with a population of 4,794 people.
  • Lafayette , Oregon city in Oregon, USA with a population of 4,258 people.
  • Lafayette , Pennsylvania township of Pennsylvania with a population of 2,023 people.
  • Lafayette , Minnesota human settlement in Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 705 people.
  • LaFayette , Kentucky human settlement in Christian County, Kentucky, United States of America with a population of 161 people.
  • Lafayette , Illinois township in Ogle County, Illinois with a population of 161 people.

Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Sussex County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Sparta 18,598 Township of New Jersey
Hopatcong Hills 16,267 City in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Hopatcong 14,145 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Wantage 10,899 Township of New Jersey
Lake Mohawk 9,916 City in Byram Township, New Jersey, United States of America
Newton 7,977 Town in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Highland Lake 4,933 Town
Stillwater 3,855 Township of New Jersey
Montague 3,630 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Stanhope 3,288 Borough of New Jersey
Fredon 3,145 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Hamburg 3,121 Borough of New Jersey
Ogdensburg 2,245 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey
Sussex 1,979 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey
Vernon Valley 1,626 Census designated place
Crandon Lakes 1,178 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Lafayette distances to largest New Jersey cities