Lafayette, Colorado Population 2020

28,924

Lafayette, Colorado's estimated population is 28,924 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lafayette, Colorado is the 27th largest city in Colorado based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3069.51 people/mi² (1185.14 people/km²).

The overall median age is 38.8 years, 36.7 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

The median income for households in Lafayette, Colorado is $, while the mean household income is $.

Lafayette Co Demographics

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

  • White: 89.57%
  • Two or more races: 3.70%
  • Asian: 3.56%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Lafayette, Colorado?

28,924
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201828,9244851.71%
201728,4393071.09%
201628,1326312.29%
201527,5015702.12%
201426,9312570.96%
201326,6748753.39%
201225,7999423.79%
201124,8572941.20%
201024,5631,3660.57%
200023,1978,6494.78%
199014,5485,5634.94%
19808,9855,4879.89%
19703,4988862.96%
19602,6125121.10%
19402,1001,7004.23%
19004000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,08289.57%
Two or More Races1,0353.70%
Asian9973.56%
Some Other Race6192.21%
Black or African American1870.67%
American Indian and Alaska Native820.29%

Lafayette Co Population Pyramid 2020

Lafayette Co Median Age

38.8


Total

36.7


Male

41.1


Female

Lafayette Co Adults

There are 21,595 adults, (3,379 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette Co.

Lafayette Co Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette Co Sex Ratio

Female

14,136

50.48%

Male

13,866

49.52%

Lafayette Co Households and Families

Lafayette Co Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lafayette Co Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All71%29%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Female56.7%43.3%
Male53.6%46.4%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4182.4571
Married5,8693.0580
Non Family4,0441.3363.6
Female1,0893.1356.7
Male4163.0853.6

3

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lafayette Co Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2581.31%
9th to 12th Grade5152.61%
High School Graduate2,74513.90%
Some College3,32716.84%
Associates Degree1,7789.00%
Bachelors Degree6,99835.43%
Graduate Degree4,13120.91%

Lafayette Co Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,15215,8769,836
Hispanic2,2981,887566
Asian782696405
Other Race541418104
Multiple Races316291213
Black18718762
Native American222213

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 67.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,346$60,029$37,316
Less Than High School$30,321$30,868$20,625
High School Grad$26,364$32,668$20,768
Some College$35,693$42,442$29,782
Bachelors Degree$53,859$73,343$45,608
Graduate Degree$82,813$111,000$59,323

$48,346

Average Earnings

$60,029

Average Male

$37,316

Average Female

Lafayette Co Language

Lafayette Co Language by Age

Lafayette Co Language

86.07% of Lafayette Co residents speak only English, while 13.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.65% of the population.

Lafayette Co Poverty

Lafayette Co Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,7081,7277.96%
Hispanic3,94664516.35%
Asian99711411.43%
Multiple1,035545.22%

9.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette Co

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette Co is Hispanic, with 16.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette Co is Multiple, with 5.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.85%
High School14.93%
Some College9.30%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.27%
Male Unemployed13.37%
Female Employed6.39%
Male Employed2.69%

Lafayette Co Income

Lafayette Co Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,297$107,205
Families$96,294$129,557
Married Families$115,161-
Non Families$48,315$63,086

Lafayette Co Marital Status

Lafayette Co Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette Co Married by Age and Sex

Lafayette Co 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 35-44.

Lafayette Co Marital Status by Race

Lafayette Co Veterans

1,258

Number of Veterans

1,183

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam374
First Gulf War298
Second Gulf War193
Korea134
World War II52

Lafayette Co Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1525.90%
Hispanic1194.64%
2 or More418.25%
Other376.54%
Asian202.52%
Black84.28%

Lafayette Co Veterans by Education

8.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette Co Employment Status

73.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette Co 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

36.74%

Born in Colorado

90.85%

Native Born

9.15%

Foreign Born

5.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.85% of Lafayette Co residents were born in the United States, with 36.74% having been born in Colorado. 5.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.