Lafayette, CO
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

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

Population
27,952
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
5.4%
Median Home
$458,300
Median Income
$85,909
Median Rent
$1,685

Lafayette SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
7

Lafayette, CO Crime Report

708
Total Crimes
2,250.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-4.06%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lafayette
/ 100k People
Colorado
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 708 2,250.7 3,256.9 2,346.0
Violent Crime 61 193.9 423.1 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.1 6.5
Robbery 8 25.4 68.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 40 127.2 286.9 279.7
Property Crime 647 2,056.8 2,833.8 1,958.2
Burglary 85 270.2 400.3 314.2
Larceny 501 1,592.7 1,909.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 61 193.9 524.3 246.0

Lafayette, CO Cost Of Living

118
Lafayette's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Lafayette Colorado National Average
Overall 118 112 100
Services 102 104 100
Groceries 91 103 100
Health 100 103 100
Housing 156 133 100
Transportation 105 108 100
Utilities 80 87 100

Lafayette, CO Photos

Rankings for Lafayette in Colorado

Map Of Lafayette, CO

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Population over time in Lafayette

Year Population % Change
2020 27,952 -0.2%
2019 28,002 2.0%
2018 27,440 1.4%
2017 27,053 2.4%
2016 26,430 2.4%
2015 25,812 2.3%
2014 25,238 2.0%
2013 24,753 1.5%
2012 24,398 0.9%
2011 24,187 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lafayette

White
74.7% (20,893)
African American
0.6% (175)
American Indian
0.1% (22)
Asian
4.0% (1,110)
Hawaiian
0.0% (10)
Other
0.5% (141)
Two Or More
4.4% (1,224)
Hispanic
15.7% (4,377)
Race Lafayette CO USA
White 74.7% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 0.6% 3.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 4.0% 3.1% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.4% 2.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 15.7% 21.7% 18.2%

Gender in Lafayette

Female
49.8% (13,921)
Male
50.2% (14,030)
Gender Lafayette CO USA
Female 49.8% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 50.2% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lafayette for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (838)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (838)
High School / GED
12.0% (3,354)
Some College
15.0% (4,192)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,956)
Bachelor's Degree
38.0% (10,621)
Master's Degree
15.0% (4,192)
Professional Degree
3.0% (838)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (1,118)
Education Lafayette CO USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 12.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 38.0% 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
2.8% (77,670)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.2% (33,458)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.4% (121,644)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.9% (219,629)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (290,370)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (457,422)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.0% (418,706)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.5% (461,963)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.3% (314,985)
$200,000 or more
14.3% (399,348)
Income Lafayette CO USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 4.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.2% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.4% 6.6% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.9% 7.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.0% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.5% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.3% 8.7% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 14.3% 9.6% 8.3%

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