Laporte, CO

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Laporte Profile


Overview

Laporte is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,561 people and just one neighborhood, Laporte is the 110th largest community in Colorado.

Housing costs in Laporte 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.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Laporte, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.19% of Laporte’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Laporte is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laporte who work in office and administrative support (8.74%), business and financial occupations (8.12%), and sales jobs (8.03%).

Also of interest is that Laporte has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Laporte has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Laporte has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Laporte than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Laporte may be for you.

Laporte Demographics

The population of Laporte is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.19% of adults in Laporte have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Laporte in 2018 was $27,475, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,900 for a family of four. However, Laporte contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Laporte is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Laporte home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Laporte residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Laporte also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.33% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Laporte include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Laporte is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Laporte, CO HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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 August 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

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Laporte VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CO* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Cache La Poudre Middle School
3515 W Cr 54 G
Laporte, CO 80535
06-08
Cache La Poudre Elementary School
3511 W Cr 54 G
Laporte, CO 80535
PK-05
Eyestone Elementary School
4000 Wilson Avenue
Wellington, CO 80549
PK-05
Irish Elementary School
515 Irish Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80521
PK-05
Lincoln Middle School
1600 Lancer Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80521
06-08
Poudre High School
201 Impala Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80521
09-12
Wellington Middle School
4001 Wilson Avenue
Wellington, CO 80549
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

POUDRE SCHOOL DISTRICT R-1


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Colorado

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Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.5% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.5% 32.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 8.1%

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