Lafayette, California Population 2019

Lafayette, California's estimated population is 26,521 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lafayette, California is the 262nd largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1762.76 people/mi² (680.60 people/km²).

The overall median age is 45.1 years, 45.4 years for males, and 44.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.69 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Lafayette, California is $152,609, while the mean household income is $218,525.

Lafayette Ca Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lafayette Ca was:

  • White: 82.61%
  • Asian: 9.85%
  • Two or more races: 5.64%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%

How Many People Live in Lafayette, California?

26,521
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201826,5211470.56%
201726,3742200.84%
201626,1543541.37%
201525,8003631.43%
201425,4374011.60%
201325,0364581.86%
201224,5782871.18%
201124,2914151.74%
201023,876-32-0.01%
200023,9084070.17%
199023,5012,6641.21%
198020,8373530.17%
197020,48413,37011.16%
19607,1140.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White21,307
Asian2,540
Two or More Races1,454
Black or African American248
Some Other Race183
American Indian and Alaska Native49
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Lafayette Ca Population Pyramid 2019

Lafayette Ca Median Age

45.1


Total

45.4


Male

44.7


Female

Lafayette Ca Adults

There are 19,220 adults, (4,702 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette Ca.

Lafayette Ca Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette Ca Sex Ratio

Female

13,386

51.90%

Male

12,406

48.10%

Lafayette Ca Households and Families

Lafayette Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lafayette Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
Female75.9%24.1%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family50.1%49.9%
Male45.9%54.1%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5302.6973.2
Married6,2013.1683.2
Non Family2,4001.3750.1
Female6222.9775.9
Male3073.0545.9

3.08

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lafayette Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2091.17%
9th to 12th Grade2171.22%
High School Graduate1,0635.97%
Some College2,54514.30%
Associates Degree9945.59%
Bachelors Degree6,87938.67%
Graduate Degree5,88433.07%

Lafayette Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,38114,18010,604
Asian1,7781,6451,323
Hispanic1,030962469
Multiple Races523510350
Black15814760
Other Race969329
Native American178
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$85,205$125,154$54,821
Less Than High School$71,719$$
High School Grad$25,789$25,757$30,208
Some College$58,563$84,643$40,187
Bachelors Degree$82,331$112,891$60,214
Graduate Degree$124,453$185,263$78,617

$85,205

Average Earnings

$125,154

Average Male

$54,821

Average Female

Lafayette Ca Language

Lafayette Ca Language by Age

Lafayette Ca Language

85.26% of Lafayette Ca residents speak only English, while 14.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 5.09% of the population.

Lafayette Ca Poverty

Lafayette Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,6526013.06%
Hispanic1,90227814.62%
Asian2,5361807.10%
Other1835429.51%
Black2274720.70%
Multiple1,454140.96%
Native4924.08%

4.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.49%

Male Poverty Rate

5.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette Ca is Other, with 29.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette Ca is Multiple, with 0.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.07%.

Name Poverty
High School12.16%
Less Than High School10.19%
Some College3.76%
Bachelors or Greater2.47%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.03%
Male Unemployed6.74%
Female Employed4.39%
Male Employed2.83%

Lafayette Ca Income

Lafayette Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$152,609$218,525
Families$189,507$255,693
Married Families$208,599-
Non Families$67,159$103,651

Lafayette Ca Marital Status

Lafayette Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette Ca Married by Age and Sex

Lafayette Ca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lafayette Ca Marital Status by Race

Lafayette Ca Veterans

940

Number of Veterans

939

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam425
World War II106
Korea99
First Gulf War70
Second Gulf War46

Lafayette Ca Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9075.60%
Asian331.66%
Hispanic201.65%

Lafayette Ca Veterans by Education

0.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette Ca Employment Status

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

58.28%

Born in California

86.53%

Native Born

13.47%

Foreign Born

5.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.53% of Lafayette Ca residents were born in the United States, with 58.28% having been born in California. 5.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.