Lafayette employment information

Income per capita$39,288$31,674$28,555
Median household income$71,038$59,448$53,482
Median income owner occupied$83,406$76,398$68,142
Median income renter occupied$45,392$36,328$33,219
Median earnings male$44,104$38,288$36,116
Median earnings female$31,389$26,797$25,692
Unemployment rate5.8%5.4%5.8%
Poverty level9.2%13.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lafayette is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lafayette is 33% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lafayette is 1% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lafayette is 41% lower than the national average.

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Lafayette median earnings by income bracket

Lafayette employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.6%0.5%
Manufacturing sector12.7%1.0%
Financial & insurance services2.7%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%13.2%
Public administration3.2%2.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%1.2%
Education, health & social services13.4%32.4%

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Sunshine, CO182$119,803124%
Lafayette, CO25,812$71,03833%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Green, OH25,835$61,66515%
Wakefield, MA25,835$85,15659%
West Memphis, AR25,767$29,76444%
Wasco, CA25,865$39,27327%
Lochearn, MD25,888$55,6734%
Lafayette, CO25,812$71,03833%
Source: The Lafayette, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.