Lafayette employment information

Income per capita$67,896$29,906$28,555
Median household income$138,073$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$174,911$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$64,761$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$100,980$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$43,750$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level4.7%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lafayette is 138% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lafayette is 158% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lafayette is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lafayette is 70% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lafayette median earnings by income bracket

Lafayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.9%0.6%
Manufacturing sector6.6%0.6%
Financial & insurance services11.9%7.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%7.8%
Public administration3.8%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%1.5%
Education, health & social services15.2%38.3%

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Lafayette, CA24,685$138,073158%

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Junction City, KS24,691$45,10616%
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Temescal Valley, CA24,714$89,25967%
Columbine, CO24,724$82,00053%
Lafayette, CA24,685$138,073158%
Source: The Lafayette, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.