Living in Lafayette, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Lafayette, California Info Snack

Population
26,305
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
3.4%
Median Home
$1,428,900
Median Income
$178,889
Median Rent
$2,222

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

362
Total Crimes
1,347.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-45.61%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lafayette
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 362 1,347.1 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 4 14.9 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 3 11.2 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 0 0.0 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 358 1,332.2 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 42 156.3 386.1 340.5
Larceny 286 1,064.3 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 30 111.6 358.8 219.9

Lafayette, CA Cost Of Living

235
Lafayette's Overall Cost Of Living
2.4x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lafayette California National Average
Overall 235 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 485 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100

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
2019 26,305 0.9%
2018 26,060 1.0%
2017 25,792 1.6%
2016 25,381 1.2%
2015 25,082 1.6%
2014 24,685 1.4%
2013 24,347 1.1%
2012 24,073 0.9%
2011 23,863 0.4%
2010 23,769 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lafayette

White
75.2% (19,788)
African American
0.5% (129)
American Indian
0.1% (16)
Asian
11.2% (2,945)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.4% (1,167)
Hispanic
8.6% (2,251)
Race Lafayette CA USA
White 75.2% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 11.2% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.4% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.6% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Lafayette

Female
52.8% (13,894)
Male
47.2% (12,411)
Gender Lafayette CA USA
Female 52.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lafayette for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (263)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (263)
High School / GED
5.0% (1,315)
Some College
14.0% (3,682)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,841)
Bachelor's Degree
38.0% (9,995)
Master's Degree
19.0% (4,997)
Professional Degree
10.0% (2,630)
Doctorate Degree
5.0% (1,315)
Education Lafayette CA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 5.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 38.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 10.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lafayette, California

Less than $10,000
2.4% (62,232)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.6% (17,023)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.4% (90,697)
$25,000 to $34,999
1.6% (42,976)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.8% (152,929)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.7% (175,255)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (264,277)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.5% (355,254)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.0% (261,766)
$200,000 or more
45.9% (1,208,087)
Income Lafayette CA USA
Less than $10,000 2.4% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.6% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.4% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 1.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.8% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.7% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.5% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.0% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 45.9% 12.2% 7.7%

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