Lafayette, CO

27,053 Population
9.3 square miles 2,902.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
 
Population Density
2,902.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.3%
was 40.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
10.6%
was 10.7%
 
Percent Under 18
23.4%
was 23.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.6%
was 9.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.4
was 3.1
Ranked 1st Lowest in CO
Percent Living in Poverty
8.2%
was 8.4%
 
Median Household Income
$72,895
was $70,714
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.8
43.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
191.2
was 191.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,035.2
was 1,717.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
11,193
was 11,004
 
Median Rent
$1,260
was $1,222
 
Total Building Permits
201
was 366
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,866
was 10,729
 
Homeownership Rate
70.9%
was 71.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
100
was 81
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,198.7
was 1,177.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.4%
was 8.2%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
101
was 285
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
18.6
was 34.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
7.8
was 14.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 96.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
87.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.8%
was 94.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
55.1%
was 55.0%
 

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