Lafayette, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Lafayette, Colorado Info Snack

Population
28,742
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
6.3%
Median Home
$422,000
Median Income
$83,342
Median Rent
$1,495

Lafayette SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
7

Lafayette, CO Crime Report

794
Total Crimes
2,689.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.59%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lafayette
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 794 2,689.5 2,971.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 63 213.4 381.0 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 3.8 5.0
Robbery 4 13.5 63.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 31 105.0 246.3 250.2
Property Crime 731 2,476.1 2,590.7 2,109.9
Burglary 77 260.8 348.4 340.5
Larceny 605 2,049.3 1,858.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 49 166.0 384.0 219.9

Lafayette, CO Cost Of Living

114
Lafayette's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lafayette Colorado National Average
Overall 114 110 100
Services 104 103 100
Groceries 84 97 100
Health 98 104 100
Housing 157 134 100
Transportation 95 102 100
Utilities 79 86 100

Lafayette, CO Photos

Rankings for Lafayette in Colorado

Map Of Lafayette, CO

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Population over time in Lafayette

Year Population % Change
2019 28,742 2.6%
2018 28,002 2.0%
2017 27,440 1.4%
2016 27,053 2.4%
2015 26,430 2.4%
2014 25,812 2.3%
2013 25,238 2.0%
2012 24,753 1.5%
2011 24,398 0.9%
2010 24,187 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lafayette

White
74.9% (21,535)
African American
0.6% (184)
American Indian
0.1% (41)
Asian
4.1% (1,179)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (137)
Two Or More
3.6% (1,046)
Hispanic
16.1% (4,620)
Race Lafayette CO USA
White 74.9% 68.1% 60.7%
African American 0.6% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 4.1% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.1% 21.5% 18.0%

Gender in Lafayette

Female
50.5% (14,520)
Male
49.5% (14,222)
Gender Lafayette CO USA
Female 50.5% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lafayette for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (574)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (862)
High School / GED
13.0% (3,736)
Some College
17.0% (4,886)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,299)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (10,059)
Master's Degree
15.0% (4,311)
Professional Degree
3.0% (862)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (1,149)
Education Lafayette CO USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 13.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lafayette, Colorado

Less than $10,000
3.4% (97,697)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.6% (45,333)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.4% (155,637)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.9% (226,910)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (355,396)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.4% (384,244)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.3% (469,821)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.8% (482,912)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.1% (289,213)
$200,000 or more
12.8% (367,032)
Income Lafayette CO USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.6% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.4% 7.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.9% 7.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.4% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.3% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.8% 17.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.1% 8.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 12.8% 8.8% 7.7%

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