Lafayette, Colorado Population 2022

35,964
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Lafayette is a city located in Boulder County Colorado. Lafayette has a 2020 population of 35,964. Lafayette is currently growing at a rate of 5.14% annually and its population has increased by 46.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,579 in 2010.

The average household income in Lafayette is $113,114 with a poverty rate of 6.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,495 per month, and the median house value is $422,000. The median age in Lafayette is 39.3 years, 37.8 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Lafayette Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lafayettewas:

  • White: 88.68%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Asian: 4.10%
  • Other race: 2.09%
  • Black or African American: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lafayette, Colorado is 35,964 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,964.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,579.

Lafayette, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,48788.68%
Two or More Races1,2004.18%
Asian1,1794.10%
Some Other Race6012.09%
Black or African American1840.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native910.32%
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Lafayette Population by Race

Lafayette Population Pyramid $2022

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Lafayette Median Age

39.3


Total

37.8


Male

42.1


Female

Lafayette Adults

There are 22,101 adults, (3,845 of whom are seniors) in Lafayette.

Lafayette Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette Sex Ratio

Female

14,520

50.52%

Male

14,222

49.48%

Lafayette Population by Age

Lafayette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lafayette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57%43%
Male58.5%41.5%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
All71.8%28.2%
Married81.5%18.5%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lafayette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,8562.4271.8
Married5,7583.1381.5
Non Family4,5131.3164.4
Female1,0533.0357
Male5323.0458.5

3.02

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Lafayette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3361.64%
9th to 12th Grade6603.23%
High School Graduate2,74613.43%
Some College3,37416.51%
Associates Degree1,5457.56%
Bachelors Degree7,22935.37%
Graduate Degree4,55022.26%
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Lafayette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,06015,81510,232
Hispanic2,7742,220691
Asian891807464
2+ Races548418286
Other Race536422117
Black18418460
Native American191919

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lafayette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,013$64,894$42,522
Less Than 9th Grade$31,228$32,295$
High School Graduate$30,806$32,320$21,344
Some College$36,818$44,761$29,504
Bachelors Degree$61,903$78,261$50,052
Graduate Degree$85,110$120,213$65,728

$52,013

Average Earnings

$64,894

Average Male

$42,522

Average Female

Lafayette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lafayette Language by Age

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Lafayette Language

84.06% of Lafayette residents speak only English, while 15.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.67% of the population.

Lafayette Language

Lafayette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,5011,5367.14%
Hispanic4,5752164.72%
Multiple1,200363.00%
Asian1,179211.78%
Other8NaN%

6.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.31%

Male Poverty Rate

7.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lafayette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lafayette is White, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lafayette is Multiple, with 3.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.20%.

Lafayette Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.86%
Some College8.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%
Less Than 9th Grade1.81%

Lafayette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.00%
Male Unemployed16.01%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed1.96%

Lafayette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lafayette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,342$113,114
Families$101,451$138,425
Married Families$119,906-
Non Families$48,725$67,423
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Income by Household Type

Lafayette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lafayette Married by Age and Sex

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Lafayette Marriage

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

Lafayette Marital Status by Race

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Lafayette Marital Status

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1,186

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam396
First Gulf War242
Second Gulf War181
Korea107
World War II34

Lafayette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54309
75+268
65 to 74267
55 to 64244
18 to 3498

Lafayette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0705.42%
Hispanic1223.89%
2+ Races577.81%
Other Race458.24%
Asian91.00%
Black52.72%

Lafayette Veterans by Race

Lafayette Veterans by Education

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8.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lafayette Veterans by Education

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72.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lafayette Employment by Age

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Lafayette Employment by Race

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Lafayette Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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36.46%

Born in Lafayette

89.74%

Native Born

10.26%

Foreign Born

5.82%

Non Citizen

4.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.74% of Lafayette residents were born in the United States, with 36.46% having been born in Colorado. 5.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lafayette Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202235,9641,7595.14%
202134,2051,7595.42%
202032,4461,7595.73%
201930,6871,7596.08%
201828,9284941.74%
201728,4342991.06%
201628,1356302.29%
201527,5055602.08%
201426,9452570.96%
201326,6888723.38%
201225,8169423.79%
201124,8742951.20%
201024,5791,3820.58%
200023,1978,6494.78%
199014,5485,5634.94%
19808,9855,4879.89%
19703,4988862.96%
19602,6125121.10%
19402,1001,7004.23%
19004000.00%

Lafayette Population by Year