Lafayette, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 26,784 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.5%
 
Males: 13,017  (48.6%)
Females: 13,767  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  40.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80026.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $74,414 (it was $56,376 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$74,414
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,791 (it was $27,780 in 2000)

Lafayette city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $262,944 (it was $181,100 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$262,944
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $417,108; Detached houses: $460,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $251,773; In 2-unit structures: $347,068; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,718; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $209,359; Mobile homes: $35,478

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,279.

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  • Races in Lafayette, CO (2013)

    Lafayette races chart
    • 18,91472.8%White alone
    • 4,29116.5%Hispanic
    • 1,5646.0%Asian alone
    • 8803.4%Two or more races
    • 3671.4%Black alone
    • 740.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.05%American Indian alone
    • 50.02%Other race alone

Races in Lafayette detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lafayette: 110.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.4%), Irish (11.4%), English (11.1%), United States (5.3%), Italian (3.5%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 1/6/1890

Elevation: 5236 feet

Land area: 8.85 square miles.

Population density: 3,026 people per square mile   (average).

Lafayette,CO real estate house value index trend

Lafayette, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

2,706 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 2.7% Asia, 1.7% Europe).

This city:

10.3%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Lafayette, Colorado as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lafayette to the number of sex offenders is 1,029 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,702 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,657 (0.6%)

Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (8.6 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (10.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (590.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Louisville, CO (1.6 miles ), Leyner, CO (1.9 miles) , Erie, CO (2.0 miles ), Paragon Estates, CO (2.0 miles ), Broomfield, CO (2.2 miles ), Superior, CO (2.3 miles ), Valmont, CO (2.6 miles) , Gunbarrel, CO (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 316 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 1998: 384 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2001: 109 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2003: 162 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 115 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2005: 90 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $263,000
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2011: 95 buildings, average cost: $215,900
  • 2012: 81 buildings, average cost: $204,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 105.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,849 (-10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,948 (20.9%)

Lafayette household income distribution Lafayette home values distribution

Crime rates in Lafayette by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 010100101100
per 100,000 0.04.10.04.20.00.04.10.04.03.80.00.0
Rapes 71043144287712
per 100,000 29.441.116.612.54.216.416.48.031.726.927.845.9
Robberies 59452696104115
per 100,000 21.037.016.620.98.324.737.023.939.615.443.619.1
Assaults 100149232524744553931283633
per 100,000 419.7613.1965.0217.4195.1180.8226.0155.4122.7107.5142.8126.2
Burglaries 1051251009611981928180977058
per 100,000 440.7514.3415.9401.4494.0332.8378.0322.8316.6372.3277.7221.8
Thefts 462515501383495404349397328379317374
per 100,000 1,939.12,119.02,083.91,601.32,054.71,660.11,433.91,582.21,298.11,454.61,257.51,430.5
Auto thefts 40364650552923242091617
per 100,000 167.9148.1191.3209.0228.3119.294.595.779.234.563.565.0
Arson 24172814899144658
per 100,000 100.769.9116.558.533.237.037.055.815.823.019.830.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 254.7332.4366.6191.4194.4168.6182.7149.4162.2153.8149.9157.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lafayette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 48 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Colorado average:

2.28

Lafayette tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +8,279 (+55.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Lafayette: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lafayette, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lafayette-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Lafayette city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category F3 tornado 23.8 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is below Colorado state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 424.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from Lafayette center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 528.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 409.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from Lafayette center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 359.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boulder County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lafayette topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Beauprez - Politician, Devon Beitzel - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lafayette:

  • EXEMPLA GOOD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER LLC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 200 EXEMPLA CIRCLE)
  • KIDNEY CENTER OF LAFAYETTE (ARA) (2655 CRESCENT DR STE C)
  • HOSPICECARE OF BOULDER AND BROOMFIELD COUNTIES (2594 TRAILRIDGE DRIVE EAST, #A)

Airports and heliports located in Lafayette:

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Amtrak stations near Lafayette:

  • 11 miles: BOULDER (4401 N. BROADWAY) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 13 miles: LONGMONT (615 N. MAUB ST.) - Bus Station
  • 18 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lafayette:

  • Front Range Community College (about 8 miles; Westminster, CO; Full-time enrollment: 14,756)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 9 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Regis University (about 15 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 19 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 19 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (about 19 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 17,242)
  • Community College of Denver (about 19 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 7,329)

Public high schools in Lafayette:

Private high school in Lafayette:

  • ALEXANDER DAWSON SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 10455 DAWSON DR; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

  • RUNNING RIVER SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 1370 FOREST PARK CIR; Grades: KG - 6)
  • RUNNING RIVER SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 1370 FOREST PARK CIR; Grades: KG - 6)
  • BRIDEUN SCHOOL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (Students: 5; Location: 250 S CHERRYWOOD DR; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Lafayette, School District: BOULDER VALLEY RE 2

Library in Lafayette:

  • LAFAYETTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,194,436; Location: 775 W BASELINE RD; 93,099 books; 5 e-books; 9,189 audio materials; 3,079 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 37 other licensed databases; 208 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lafayette: Lafayette Fire Department (A), Lafayette Police Department (B), Miners Museum (C), Lafayette Public Library (D), Lafayette City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Coal Creek Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lafayette include: Eternal Savior Lutheran Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Faith Bible Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Waneka Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Rock Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Lafayette include: Red Oak Park (1), Le Mont Does Park (2), Cottonwood Park (3), Coal Creek Park (4), Wanetka Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Wow Children's Museum World of Wonder (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 110 North Harrison Avenue) (1), Project Yes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 104 1/2 West Baseline Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Circle Motel (200 West Baseline Road) (1), Forest Park (81-D Cydney Lane) (2), Benjamin West (2655 Crescent Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Boulder County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.330. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.330
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 26.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00504
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lafayette and their reported violations in the past:

LARK MEADOWS WA (Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-22-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
MAPLE GROVE WD (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-29-2014 to MAY-29-2014), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-29-2014 to MAY-29-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2009)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.6% for American Indian residents, 32.1% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.0%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2000:

  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Lafayette, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Lafayette compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Lafayette (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Arapahoe & 95th Banking Center Branc, Lafayette Branch, Lafayette King Scoopers Banking Cent. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Great Western Bank: Lafayette - 95th Street at 2695 North Park Drive, Ste. 101, branch established on 2000/02/11; Lafayette Branch at 811 South Public Road, branch established on 1998/06/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Compass Bank: Lafayette Branch at 1200 West South Boulder Road, branch established on 1998/04/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Academy Bank, National Association: Lafayette Branch at 745 Us Highway 287, branch established on 2007/08/08. Info updated 2008/06/10: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $218.0 mil, headquarters in Colorado Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 54 total offices, Holding Company: Dickinson Financial Corporation Ii
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Lafayette Branch at 565 W. South Boulder Road, branch established on 2004/01/13. Info updated 2010/12/21: Bank assets: $1,687.8 mil, Deposits: $1,331.8 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bancorp
  • TCF National Bank: Lafayette Branch at 320 Us Hwy 287, branch established on 2004/08/06. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Colorado average:

11.4

Lafayette travel time to work - commute Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Lafayette:

(Lafayette, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Lafayette city (based on Boulder County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,24011
Evangelical Protestant28,825101
Mainline Protestant19,12643
Other14,35974
Orthodox7184
None172,299-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 45
Boulder County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Boulder County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Boulder County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 287
Here:

9.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boulder County:

12.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

9.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$57,028$76,0370$0
Other Government Administration 6$51,438$102,8767$3,095
Judicial and Legal 1$5,176$62,1122$5,380
Police Protection - Officers 39$284,816$87,6360$0
Police - Other 8$29,787$44,6811$2,032
Firefighters 18$118,075$78,7171$3,255
Fire - Other 1$4,514$54,1680$0
Streets and Highways 15$70,914$56,7311$456
Welfare 3$13,862$55,4485$3,108
Sewerage 7$41,400$70,9711$556
Parks and Recreation 21$108,575$62,043127$74,353
Housing and Community Development(Local) 10$67,020$80,4240$0
Water Supply 21$103,447$59,1131$2,252
Local Libraries 4$23,823$71,46929$47,074
Other and Unallocable 14$66,159$56,70820$19,919
Totals for Government 177$1,046,034$70,918195$161,480

Lafayette government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,302,000 ($160.62)
    Sewerage: $1,344,000 ($50.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,130,000 ($42.19)
    General Public Buildings: $571,000 ($21.32)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $3,980,000 ($148.60)
    Police Protection: $3,091,000 ($115.40)
    Central Staff Services: $1,917,000 ($71.57)
    Water Utilities: $1,760,000 ($65.71)
    Regular Highways: $1,190,000 ($44.43)
    Libraries: $844,000 ($31.51)
    Sewerage: $775,000 ($28.94)
    Financial Administration: $746,000 ($27.85)
    Fire Protection: $375,000 ($14.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $338,000 ($12.62)
    General Public Buildings: $338,000 ($12.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,272,000 ($47.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $1,429,000 ($53.35)
    Water Utilities: $1,168,000 ($43.61)
    Fire Protection: $579,000 ($21.62)
    Sewerage: $210,000 ($7.84)
    Police Protection: $169,000 ($6.31)
    Financial Administration: $130,000 ($4.85)
    Central Staff: $34,000 ($1.27)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($0.78)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($0.63)
    General Public Building: $6,000 ($0.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,127,000 ($228.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $347,000 ($12.96)

Lafayette government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $3,444,000 ($128.58)
    Sewerage: $2,153,000 ($80.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $96,000 ($3.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,569,000 ($95.92)
    Interest Earnings: $2,491,000 ($93.00)
    Special Assessments: $242,000 ($9.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,981,000 ($335.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $740,000 ($27.63)
    Public Welfare: $83,000 ($3.10)
    All Other: $12,000 ($0.45)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,729,000 ($288.57)
    Property: $2,431,000 ($90.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,193,000 ($44.54)
    NEC: $561,000 ($20.95)
    Tobacco Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Lafayette government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,925,000 ($258.55)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $25,238,000 ($942.28)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $14,168,000 ($528.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $14,690,000 ($548.46)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $6,485,000 ($242.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,385,000 ($873.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,331,000 ($49.69)
    Water Utilities: $440,000 ($16.43)

Lafayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,540,000 ($468.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $31,721,000 ($1184.33)

9.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.24%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($634 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.07%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Weld County, CO  0.58% ($37,155 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.58% ($47,402)
from Adams County, CO  0.48% ($38,249)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($594 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.12%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.13% ($37,994 average AGI)
to Weld County, CO  0.82% ($47,909)
to Adams County, CO  0.62% ($39,720)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNU (88.5 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CST. ASSN., INC.)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:

  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K17CF (Channel 17; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K54DK (Channel 54; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K11QJ (Channel 11; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FRONT RANGE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lafayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 121m397ftTotal length
  • $280,000Total costs
  • 320,164Total average daily traffic
  • 18,096Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 122000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lafayette, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lafayette)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lafayette, CO)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • DEN1901, 1290 S. Public Road (Lat: 39.987444 Lon: -105.089917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10.4 m, Overall height: 12.7 m, Call Sign: WQEG837, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 23170.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2006, Expiration Date: 01/23/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • DEN1907, 4907 N. 119th Street (Lat: 40.063611 Lon: -105.076333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQEH259
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2006, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2007, Certifier: Eric M Botto
    Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • DENFP19, 1455 Dixon (Lat: 39.986056 Lon: -105.093111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQEI794
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 21970.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2006, Expiration Date: 02/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2007, Certifier: Eric M Botto
    Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • DEN1912, 1958 Washington (Lat: 39.992583 Lon: -105.155111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQEZ805
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2006, Expiration Date: 05/30/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2007, Certifier: Eric M Botto
    Registrant: Fibertower Corporation, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue N.W., Suite 317, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (703) 873-4175, Fax: (202) 315-3415, Email:
  • CO-DEN1103B, Sec 04, T01s, R69 (Lat: 39.998694 Lon: -105.119444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQLR540
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 04/07/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • CO-DEN1107A, 1455 Dixon Ave (Lat: 39.986028 Lon: -105.093556), Type: Building, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQLS312
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2010, Expiration Date: 04/13/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • DN03025A, 1317 Baseline Road (Dn03025a) (Lat: 40.001056 Lon: -105.106472), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 11.6 m, Call Sign: WQRC289, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/12/2013, Expiration Date: 04/12/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

155 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lafayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lafayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED83$211,193140$245,831715$240,08210$129,99732$188,2313$151,497
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$137,3975$232,39451$231,7753$53,1073$176,0530$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$195,84412$226,864126$246,04411$50,61314$178,4502$34,705
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$179,22012$296,363119$228,2496$167,0627$238,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$156,26038$263,2173$63,7973$417,6770$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0129.03 , 0129.04, 0129.05, 0129.06, 0129.07, 0129.08, 0130.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$236,91426$254,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$255,13010$235,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$08$239,109
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$222,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$217,2701$155,350
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0129.03 , 0129.04, 0129.05, 0129.06, 0129.07, 0129.08, 0130.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 67
  • Hazardous Condition: 71
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Lafayette

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lafayette, CO
Most common first names in Lafayette, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6074.4 years
Mary4579.5 years
William4170.1 years
Robert3666.6 years
James3271.5 years
Charles2977.5 years
Joseph2775.0 years
George2576.3 years
Frank2477.8 years
Helen2282.3 years
Most common last names in Lafayette, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1681.9 years
Johnson1675.1 years
Smith1574.5 years
Manzanares1468.9 years
Miller1365.0 years
Garcia1366.5 years
Martinez1170.6 years
Davis1073.8 years
Jones1082.2 years
Lewis972.6 years
Businesses in Lafayette, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T2McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance3
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Cricket Wireless1Starbucks2
Curves1Subway3
DHL1T-Mobile2
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS5
GameStop1Walgreens1
Goodwill1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA3
Kroger1

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