Most Expensive Lafayette Neighborhoods
Lafayette is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 27,081 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lafayette is the 26th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Lafayette are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Lafayette is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lafayette is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lafayette who work in management occupations (14.99%), sales jobs (11.65%) and office and administrative support (10.08%).
Also of interest is that Lafayette has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Lafayette is also a city of artists. Lafayette has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lafayette’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Lafayette telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.01% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Lafayette, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Lafayette is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.63% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lafayette in 2010 was $39,288, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,152 for a family of four. However, Lafayette contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lafayette is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lafayette home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lafayette residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lafayette also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.71% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lafayette include German, Irish, English, Italian, Scottish and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lafayette is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||10,482|
|LAFAYETTE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||72.10%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||27.90%|
|TYPE OF LAFAYETTE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||60.30%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||14.38%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.63%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||13.62%|
|SIZE OF LAFAYETTE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||8.83%|
|AGE OF LAFAYETTE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.23%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||72.74%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||7.33%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.70%|
|LAFAYETTE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$375,731|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,795|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||7.52%|
|$71,001 - $142,000||2.00%|
|$142,001 - $284,000||15.78%|
|$284,001 - $426,000||33.85%|
|$426,001 - $569,000||13.47%|
|$569,001 - $711,000||12.91%|
|$711,001 - $1,066,000||10.69%|
|$1,066,001 - $1,422,000||2.12%|
|PEOPLE OF LAFAYETTE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.61%|
|5 TO 17||16.76%|
|18 TO 24||7.76%|
|25 TO 34||13.55%|
|35 TO 54||31.67%|
|55 TO 64||14.18%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.48%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.66%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$71,038|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,288|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||9.23%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.44%)
Information Technology (4.18%)
Public Service (2.85%)
Real estate (2.04%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.52%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.50%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.09%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.25%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.85%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.71%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (23.14%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.80%)
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