Lafayette Square is home to approximately 15,500 people who work in services, retail and education professions. There are other great apartments in the surrounding area. Even more apartments are available in the adjacent neighborhoods of Waveland Park and Sunset Park.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Lafayette Square is less expensive than surrounding suburban areas in Des Moines, such as Waveland Park. On average a household in Lafayette Square spends $44.8K/year in total expenditures, compared to Waveland Park's $53.0K/year.
The neighborhoods of Lafayette Square and Waveland Park are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 24%.