Lafayette Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lafayette Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
30,687

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
17.1%
18 - 24:
5.8%
25 - 34:
14.1%
35 - 54:
29.4%
55 - 64:
14.3%
Over 65 Years:
13.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
4.2%
4.2%
High School Graduates
95.1%
95.1%
College Graduated
57.6%
57.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Lafayette
$47,128
$47,128
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Lafayette
$83,342
$83,342
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
6.3%

Employment Industries in Lafayette

 
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Professional, scientific, and technical services
16.6%
16.6%
Healthcare
12.4%
12.4%
Education
11.1%
11.1%
Manufacturing
9.9%
9.9%
Retail
9.6%
9.6%
Accommodation
8.4%
8.4%
Other
4.3%
4.3%
Information Technology
4.0%
4.0%
Finance
3.8%
3.8%
Construction
3.5%
3.5%
Public Service
3.4%
3.4%
Arts
3.0%
3.0%
Transportation
2.7%
2.7%
Wholesale
2.6%
2.6%
Administration
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
74.9%
74.9%
Black Or African American
0.6%
0.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
4.1%
4.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.1%
4.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
16.1%
16.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
18.2%
18.2%
English
12.4%
12.4%
Irish
12.0%
12.0%
Italian
5.8%
5.8%
European
4.3%
4.3%
Polish
3.5%
3.5%
Norwegian
2.7%
2.7%
Scottish
2.4%
2.4%
Swedish
2.4%
2.4%
French
2.4%
2.4%
Russian
1.6%
1.6%
British
1.5%
1.5%
Scots-Irish
1.4%
1.4%
French Canadian
1.3%
1.3%
Dutch
1.2%
1.2%
Croatian
1.0%
1.0%
Welsh
1.0%
1.0%
Czech
0.8%
0.8%
Danish
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
84.1%
84.1%
Spanish
10.7%
10.7%
Miao/Hmong
1.0%
1.0%
Thai
0.6%
0.6%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
West Germanic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Greek
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Lafayette Residents:
10.3%