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Lafayette, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

Lafayette,CO index of house prices

Total population: 27,081 (Urban population: 23,315, Rural population: 34 (22 farm, 12 nonfarm))

Houses: 11,426 (10,879 occupied: 8,069 owner occupied, 2,928 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

27%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,291 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $273,791.

Median contract rent in 2016: $778 (lower quartile is $579, upper quartile is $983)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $3,210


Median gross rent in Lafayette, CO in 2016: $834

Housing units in Lafayette with a mortgage: 6,137 (211 second mortgage, 809 home equity loan, 42 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,907

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $99,992

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,576

Median monthly housing costs: $1,455


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Lafayette, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $371,210 (it was $181,100 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$371,210
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $273,697 - $515,943
Median year house/condo built: 1990

Median year apartment built: 1992

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,765
  • In family households: 22,902 (3,786 male householders, 3,430 female householders)
    5,768 spouses, 8,006 children (7,484 natural, 147 adopted, 399 stepchildren), 324 grandchildren, 233 brothers or sisters, 264 parents, 270 other relatives, 667 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,762 (1,621 male householders (1,240 living alone)), 2,036 female householders (1,650 living alone)), 1,051 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 18

Size of family households: 3,048 2-persons, 2,280 3-persons, 1,381 4-persons, 486 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,893 1-person, 629 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 18 4-persons.

4,795 married couples with children.
1,177 single-parent households (389 men, 788 women).

82.4% of residents of Lafayette speak English at home.
11.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 3,201 (11.5%)
(38.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lafayette, Colorado:

  • 22no bedroom
  • 1191 bedroom
  • 1,4662 bedrooms
  • 3,7533 bedrooms
  • 1,8004 bedrooms
  • 9015+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lafayette population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette, Colorado:

  • 47no bedroom
  • 5881 bedroom
  • 1,2102 bedrooms
  • 9183 bedrooms
  • 1124 bedrooms
  • 705+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lafayette population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 37no vehicle
  • 2,1931 vehicle
  • 3,9192 vehicles
  • 1,4813 vehicles
  • 2614 vehicles
  • 1745+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lafayette population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lafayette in renter-occupied apartments

  • 272no vehicle
  • 1,0961 vehicle
  • 1,1482 vehicles
  • 2823 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lafayette population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lafayette, Colorado:

  • 81 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 1683 rooms
  • 7474 rooms
  • 1,5205 rooms
  • 1,6526 rooms
  • 1,2917 rooms
  • 7128 rooms
  • 1,9869+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lafayette population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lafayette, Colorado:

  • 521 room
  • 1812 rooms
  • 6873 rooms
  • 6324 rooms
  • 6805 rooms
  • 3886 rooms
  • 777 rooms
  • 438 rooms
  • 1639+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lafayette population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lafayette, CO household income distribution

  • Lafayette, CO household income distribution
  • 367Less than $10,000
  • 291$10,000 to $14,999
  • 209$15,000 to $19,999
  • 651$20,000 to $24,999
  • 288$25,000 to $29,999
  • 370$30,000 to $34,999
  • 458$35,000 to $39,999
  • 746$40,000 to $44,999
  • 417$45,000 to $49,999
  • 796$50,000 to $59,999
  • 977$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,387$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,007$100,000 to $124,999
  • 881$125,000 to $149,999
  • 935$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,142$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lafayette, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Lafayette, CO
  • 81Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 65$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 42$80,000 to $89,999
  • 25$90,000 to $99,999
  • 108$100,000 to $124,999
  • 78$125,000 to $149,999
  • 216$150,000 to $174,999
  • 100$175,000 to $199,999
  • 717$200,000 to $249,999
  • 879$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,720$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,172$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,234$500,000 to $749,999
  • 358$750,000 to $999,999
  • 128$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 46$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 32$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lafayette, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Lafayette, CO
  • 27Less than $100
  • 6$100 to $149
  • 17$200 to $249
  • 30$350 to $399
  • 137$400 to $449
  • 10$450 to $499
  • 31$500 to $549
  • 75$550 to $599
  • 32$600 to $649
  • 26$650 to $699
  • 22$700 to $749
  • 32$750 to $799
  • 131$800 to $899
  • 109$900 to $999
  • 738$1,000 to $1,249
  • 484$1,250 to $1,499
  • 644$1,500 to $1,999
  • 109$2,000 to $2,499
  • 45$2,500 to $2,999
  • 38$3,000 to $3,499
  • 180No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3692010 or later
  • 9952000 to 2009
  • 8411990 to 1999
  • 6791980 to 1989
  • 2931970 to 1979
  • 146Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Lafayette population
Lafayette commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 319
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,037
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,448
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,000
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,156
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,342
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,336
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 218
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 478
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 653
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 463
  • 90 or more minutes: 137
Lafayette, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.2%
Number of people working at home: 1,564 (10.4% of all workers)

Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,632 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 1,184 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 76 (1%)
  • Taxi: 65 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 144 (1%)
  • Walked: 322 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,564 (12%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,349
 American: 1,210
 Irish: 978
 English: 783
 European: 531
 Italian: 318
 Polish: 286
 Scottish: 189
 Russian: 156
 Norwegian: 131
 Scotch-Irish: 122
 Eastern European: 122
 French (except Basque): 102
 British: 100
 Scandinavian: 94
 Croatian: 88
 Dutch: 88
 Swedish: 86
 French Canadian: 85
 Australian: 70
 Czech: 69
 Welsh: 55
 Ukrainian: 41
 Northern European: 29
 Lithuanian: 27
 Hungarian: 26
 Canadian: 24
 Swiss: 23
 Danish: 22
 Greek: 21
 Slovene: 18
 Slovak: 14
 Iranian: 12
 Lebanese: 12
 Finnish: 12
 Yugoslavian: 8
 Basque: 7
 Luxemburger: 5
 African: 5
 Belgian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 34%Mexico
  • 4%Philippines
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Germany
  • 4%Peru
  • 4%England
  • 4%Laos

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,428
  • Other state: 14,817
  • Northeast: 3,361
  • Midwest: 5,073
  • South: 2,740
  • West: 3,641

86% of Lafayette residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Colorado.

Lafayette:

85.7%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 37
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 14
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 36
  • 9th grade: 89
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 112
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 98
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,549
  • Less than 1 year of college: 295
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,059
  • Associate degree: 804
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,101
  • Master's degree: 1,412
  • Professional school degree: 304
  • Doctorate degree: 418

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 90
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 32
  • 7th and 8th grade: 33
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 89
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 62
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,612
  • Less than 1 year of college: 473
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,039
  • Associate degree: 713
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,385
  • Master's degree: 1,595
  • Professional school degree: 270
  • Doctorate degree: 336

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.0%Males
Lafayette marital status for males
Lafayette marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,095
  • One, attached: 1,623
  • Two: 95
  • 3 or 4: 449
  • 5 to 9: 553
  • 10 to 19: 412
  • 20 to 49: 330
  • 50 or more: 205
  • Mobile homes: 565

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,554

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lafayette:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lafayette
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.4%)
  • Electricity (18.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (58.1%)
  • Electricity (35.4%)
  • Other fuel (6.0%)
  • Solar energy (3.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 145
Here:

5.5%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 177
Here:

10.3%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 203
Here:

23.0%
Colorado:

14.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)