Lafayette

Lafayette

Lafayette, Colorado has a small-town feel that we think contrasts perfectly with Boulder and Denver.

Welcome to Lafayette

 
Lafayette, Colorado has a small-town feel that we think contrasts perfectly with Boulder and Denver. With its wide array of events throughout the year, where many know one another on a first-name basis and the quaintness of its two older streets of Public Road and Simpson Road display the wide range of small businesses you come to expect from Colorado's small towns. Lafayette has around 29,000 residents. Its schools rate a median of 7 out of 10 and it actually hosts one of the nation's top 50 high schools in Peak to Peak Charter School (K-12).
 
The national average of adults with a college or advanced degree is 22%, but Lafayette is at 56%, more than twice the national average. As far as home ownership, the average annual rate of appreciation is over 6% and this city sits in the top 10% of appreciation in the past ten years with a whopping 90% increase in value. (from neighborhoodscout.com and from IRES statistics). Other highlights include the Oatmeal Festival in January, then in the summer you have the 'Art Night Out' and the Farmer's Markets on Thursday nights, the Peach Festival in August, and the South Town Market around Christmas time.

Lafayette
Lafayette
Lafayette
Lafayette
Lafayette
Lafayette

Overview for Lafayette, CO

38,879 people live in Lafayette, where the median age is 39.8 and the average individual income is $55,757.26. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

38,879

Total Population

39.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$55,757.26

Average individual Income

Around Lafayette, CO

There's plenty to do around Lafayette, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
69
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Amanecer Mexican Food Truck, The Crossings Nutrition, and Old Style Sausage.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.59 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.79 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.48 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.51 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.64 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lafayette, CO

Lafayette has 15,722 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lafayette do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 38,879 people call Lafayette home. The population density is 1,171.23 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

38,879

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.8

Median Age

50.01 / 49.99%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
15,722

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$55,757.26

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lafayette, CO

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Lafayette. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Peak to Peak Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Pioneer Bilingual Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Alicia Sanchez International School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Justice High Charter School
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Lafayette Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Adventure Montessori Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available

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