Lafayette is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 26,866, it is the 259th largest city in California and the 1430th largest city in the United States. Lafayette is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 12.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,893 in 2010. Lafayette reached it's highest population of 26,866 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Lafayette has a population density of 1,786 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lafayette is $250,550 with a poverty rate of 3.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,222 per month, and the median house value is $1.43 Mn. The median age in Lafayette is 45.3 years, 45.8 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males.