Lafayette

Building an Inclusive Community.

Welcome To Lafayette

The City of Lafayette recognizes that advancing inclusion and belonging for people of all races, nationalities, and ethnicities strengthens our community and purpose. We are all part of what makes our community welcoming. The City values the voice of all residents with City business, planning, and budgeting processes and through input received from inquiries and community surveys. The Lafayette Human Rights Commission also ensures City processes are inclusive and equitable and provides opportunities to engage our community and foster a sense of belonging.

Lafayette was recently named one of the 50 best places to live in the US, the 8th best city in Colorado, the 47th best place to live in America, and the 19th safest City in Colorado.

​​​​​​​Lafayette is open for business and is a strong supporter of economic development. The City is located just northwest of Denver in southeast Boulder County, 10 miles east of Boulder. The community offers a small town atmosphere with the convenience of easy access to a major metropolitan area. Lafayette's location, accessibility, and high quality of life combine to make it a desirable location for residential, commercial, and light industrial development.

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Overview for Lafayette , CO

30,307 people live in Lafayette , where the median age is 39.1 and the average individual income is $53,345. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,307

Total Population

39.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$53,345

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lafayette , CO

Lafayette has 12,552 households, with an average household size of 2.41. 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. 30,307 people call Lafayette home. The population density is 3,286.13 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,307

Total Population

High

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

39.1

Median Age

49.3 / 50.7%

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
12,552

Total Households

2.41

Average Household Size

$53,345

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Lafayette , CO

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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

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 The Crossings Nutrition, MECO Coffee Collective, and Elevated Kinetics.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.64 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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