Lafayette

The city is surrounded by a greenbelt, making it perfect for an active Colorado lifestyle of biking and open land exploration.

Welcome to Lafayette

Living in Lafayette

Lafayette, an old mining town, is now home to nearly 25,000 people. Locals spend their time enjoying the many beautiful parks and walking around downtown. The city is surrounded by a greenbelt, making it perfect for an active Colorado lifestyle of biking and open land exploration. The city is located just north of Denver, and a few miles east of Boulder and the Rocky Mountains. Just minutes away from the great restaurants and shops in downtown Boulder, Lafayette is a suburb of Boulder county that is perfect for a short commute! Indian Peaks Golf Course is another popular attraction in town, known for spectacular views of the Indian Peaks mountain range. Lafayette has something to offer for everyone and is a true gem of a town!
 

Lafayette Community and Neighborhoods

In downtown Lafayette, locals enjoy the charming old town feel with a mix of new and old businesses. The town has many options for housing, from affordable single-family homes to upscale custom-family homes. For smaller housing options, Lafayette has no shortage of townhomes and condos available. If you're looking for more land and awesome views of the Rocky Mountains, you can find a few rare lakefronts and farmland homes in Lafayette. Popular neighborhoods in town are Indian Peaks, Waneka Lake, White Hawk Ranch, Spring Creek, and Blue Heron.

Overview for Lafayette, CO

30,817 people live in Lafayette, where the median age is 40.3 and the average individual income is $54,523. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,817

Total Population

40.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$54,523

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lafayette, CO

Lafayette has 12,738 households, with an average household size of 2.42. 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. 30,817 people call Lafayette home. The population density is 1,355.78 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

30,817

Total Population

High

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

40.3

Median Age

50.16 / 49.84%

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
12,738

Total Households

2.42

Average Household Size

$54,523

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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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
Alexander Dawson School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Lafayette Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Adventure Montessori Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available

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