Find USDA Eligible Properties in Lafayette County

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There are 19 USDA backed residential loans in Lafayette county with an average loan balance of $95,497. Over 78% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 40 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $109,972. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,551 SqFt. Lafayette county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Lafayette County is roughly 1,417 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Lafayette County is 9. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.

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Start your search for USDA loan eligible properties in the cities of Lafayette County, FL   Lafayette QR code
* cities most likely to have USDA loan eligible properties for sale.

Alton   •   Buckville   •   Chancey   •   Cooks Hammock   •   *Day   •   Grady   •   Hatchbend   •   *Mayo   •   Peterson   •   Townsend

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Lafayette County.

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Lafayette County, Florida
USDA Boundary Details

Lafayette County is located in the north-central part of Florida, the "Sunshine State" in the United States of America. Established on December 23, 1856, it was named in honor of General Marquis de Lafayette, an influential French military officer and a key figure in the American Revolutionary War against the British.

The region was originally inhabited by Native American tribes, such as the Timucua and the Seminoles, before being explored and settled by Europeans. Spanish explorer, Pnfilo de Narvez, first visited the area in 1528, during which time the region was under Spanish control.

In the 19th century, the land was ceded to the United States and began to thrive with the growth of agriculture. The economy of Lafayette County was driven primarily by cotton and livestock, with tobacco and timber also being significant industries. The area gained a prominent position in the state, thanks to its abundant natural resources and fertile lands.

In the early 20th century, the county's population began to grow, partially due to the development of communities like Mayo, the county seat, which was established in 1903. Since then, the area has maintained a small population, with its residents relying predominantly on agriculture, forestry, and small businesses for livelihoods.

One fun fact about Lafayette County is that it boasts a unique geological attraction, the Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park. Visitors to this natural wonder can explore a picturesque 120-foot deep sinkhole with lush vegetation, where they can descend 232 steps into a miniature rainforest, surrounded by small waterfalls and a variety of plant and animal species.

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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Lafayette County
1112 SW County Road 534
Mayo, FL

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1015 NE Northwood Dr
Mayo, FL

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27 Vacant Nw County Road 251
Mayo, FL

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600 NW Harlie Lynch Rd
Mayo, FL

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