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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Lafayette County, Mississippi

Lafayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population was 38,744. Its county seat is Oxford. The local pronunciation of the name is "la-FAY-et" or "la-fee-ET," varying by the speaker. Lafayette County is often regarded as the inspiration for Yoknapatawpha County, the fictional setting of many of William Faulkner's stories. The county is named to honor Marquis de Lafayette, a French military hero and American general who fought during the American Revolutionary War. The Oxford Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Lafayette County. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Mississippi State$64,100 Average House Value (as of 2000)
36,471 Population (as of 2000)$30,489 Average House Income (as of 2000)
41,257 Population (current)544.6 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)2.4 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
927 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$61,272,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
11,042 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$256,781,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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Cities in Lafayette County
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