Lafayette, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Lafayette, California Info Snack

Population
25,949
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
3.4%
Median Home
$1,557,200
Median Income
$188,140
Median Rent
$2,273

Lafayette SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
4

Lafayette, CA Crime Report

276
Total Crimes
1,023.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.37%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lafayette
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 276 1,023.5 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 15 55.6 442.0 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 10 37.1 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 4 14.8 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 261 967.9 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 32 118.7 369.7 314.2
Larceny 199 738.0 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 30 111.3 427.6 246.0

Lafayette, CA Cost Of Living

236
Lafayette's Overall Cost Of Living
2.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lafayette California National Average
Overall 236 140 100
Services 119 112 100
Groceries 135 113 100
Health 122 115 100
Housing 483 198 100
Transportation 146 134 100
Utilities 137 126 100

Lafayette, CA Photos

Lafayette Reservoir
Source: Public Domain
Sf From Marin Highlands
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Lafayette in California

Map Of Lafayette, CA

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Population over time in Lafayette

Year Population % Change
2020 25,949 -0.4%
2019 26,060 1.0%
2018 25,792 1.6%
2017 25,381 1.2%
2016 25,082 1.6%
2015 24,685 1.4%
2014 24,347 1.1%
2013 24,073 0.9%
2012 23,863 0.4%
2011 23,769 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lafayette

White
76.0% (19,729)
African American
0.7% (184)
American Indian
0.0% (12)
Asian
10.4% (2,703)
Hawaiian
0.0% (12)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
6.2% (1,600)
Hispanic
6.6% (1,709)
Race Lafayette CA USA
White 76.0% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 0.7% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 10.4% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 6.2% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.6% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Lafayette

Female
51.3% (13,307)
Male
48.7% (12,641)
Gender Lafayette CA USA
Female 51.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lafayette for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (259)
High School / GED
4.0% (1,037)
Some College
14.0% (3,632)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,816)
Bachelor's Degree
38.0% (9,860)
Master's Degree
20.0% (5,189)
Professional Degree
11.0% (2,854)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (1,297)
Education Lafayette CA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 4.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 38.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 11.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lafayette, California

Less than $10,000
1.6% (41,649)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.2% (30,141)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.0% (78,915)
$25,000 to $34,999
1.5% (39,183)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.9% (127,963)
$50,000 to $74,999
5.5% (142,486)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (273,190)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.3% (371,287)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.5% (271,546)
$200,000 or more
47.0% (1,218,534)
Income Lafayette CA USA
Less than $10,000 1.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.2% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.0% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 1.5% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.9% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 5.5% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.3% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.5% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 47.0% 13.3% 8.3%

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