Livability Score

90
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (8) A+
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Cannon Mine Coffee
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Hannah's Specialty Foods
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
East Simpson Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
MeCo Coffee Collective
Coffee Shop
Ziggi's Coffee
Coffee Shop
Bittersweet Cafe and Confections
Coffee Shop
Espresso Vino by Brewing Market
Coffee Shop
Vics
Coffee Shop
Lamar's Donuts
Coffee Shop
Paul's Coffee
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (8) A+
pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio
Art Gallery
The Collective
Art Gallery
Miners Museum
Museum
WOW! Children's Museum
Museum
Unknown Name
Theatre Arts
The Arts HUB
Theatre Arts
Howard Spangenburg Stadium
Stadium
Great Outdoor Water Park
Water Park
Louisville Historical Museum
Museum
My Nature Lab
Zoo
Louisville Center for the Arts
Theatre Arts
The Ballpark at Erie
Stadium
Food and Drink (33) A+
Cellar West, Artisan Ales
Bar
Liquid Mechanics
Bar
Wine and Spirits
Alcohol
Eats and Sweets
Sweets
McDonald's
Fast Food
Taco Wagon Food Truck
Fast Food
South Boulder Liquour Store
Alcohol
Good Times
Fast Food
Chocolatgerie Stam
Sweets
Unknown Name
Alcohol
Deluxe Liquors
Alcohol
William Oliver's Publick House
Bar
Mici Italian
Fast Food
Menchie's
Sweets
Wendy's
Fast Food
Romero's K9 Club and Tap House
Bar
Firehouse Subs
Fast Food
The Simple Greek
Fast Food
Chipotle
Fast Food
Cosmo's Pizza
Fast Food
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Fast Food
Arby's
Fast Food
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Fast Food
MOD Pizza
Fast Food
Taco Bell
Fast Food
Fitness (6) A+
Schilz Martial Arts & Kickboxing
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Crossfit Buff & 303 Barbell
Gym
Soul Tree Yoga
Gym
Sister Carmen Community Center
Community Centre
24 Hour Fitness
Gym
Planet Fitness
Gym
Mecha
Gym
CorePower Yoga
Gym
Unknown Name
Community Centre
The Exercise Coach
Gym
Floyd Godwin Gym
Gym
Yoga Hive
Gym
Louisville Community Yoga
Gym
Unknown Name
Gym
evo kids
Gym
Aspen Lodge
Community Centre
Wildgrass
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Fitness 1440
Gym
Gym
Gym
Groceries (5) B
King Soopers
Grocery Store
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Bakery
Vitamin Cottage
Grocery Store
Walmart Supercenter
Grocery Store
King Soopers
Grocery Store
Safeway
Grocery Store
Old Sausage Style
Butcher
Moxie Bread Company
Bakery
Safeway
Grocery Store
Parks (84) A+
Romero Park
Park
John Breaux Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Sunset Maple Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Ofelia Miramontes Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Lafayette City Park
Park
Silver Creek Park
Park
Spruce Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Waneka Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Waneka Lake Park (playground)
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Whispering Meadows Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Shops (31) A+
Bark Avenue Pet Boutique
Pets
My Goods Market
Convenience Store
Foxtrot Wheel and Edge
Bicycle
Demaj Salon
Hairdresser
Supercuts
Hairdresser
Elite Nails
Beauty
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Valero
Convenience Store
El Mercado
Convenience Store
Dollar Tree
Discount Store
Elizabeth's Embellishments
Clothing
Lafayette Mini Stop
Convenience Store
Coal Creek Barbers
Hairdresser
Hunter Floor and Carpet
Interior Decoration
Sport Clips
Hairdresser
Pearl's Salon and Spa
Hairdresser
T-Mobile
Electronics
Nails & Lashes
Beauty
Floyds 99
Hairdresser
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Metro by T-Mobile
Electronics
Circle K
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Hairdresser
Bark Ave.
Pets
Joe's Bike Shop
Bicycle
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 5.1% take public transportation in Lafayette.
Public Transit Stops (110)
Stops & Stations
A+
Baseline Rd & Crossing Dr
Bus Stop
W Baseline Rd & N Carr Ave
Bus Stop
Baseline Rd & Caria Dr
Bus Stop
Baseline Rd & Aspen Ridge Dr
Bus Stop
S Public Rd & W Chester St
Bus Stop
S Public Rd & E Chester St
Bus Stop
W Baseline Rd & N Cornelius St
Bus Stop
Aspen Ridge Dr & Black Diamond Dr
Bus Stop
W Baseline Rd & N Cornelius St
Bus Stop
Aspen Ridge Dr & Black Diamond Dr
Bus Stop
S Public Rd & W Spaulding St
Bus Stop
Baseline Rd & Anna Thomas Pkwy
Bus Stop
Baseline Rd & Anna Thomas Pkwy
Bus Stop
N Public Rd & W Geneseo St
Bus Stop
N Public Rd & E Geneseo St
Bus Stop
S Public Rd & E Spaulding St
Bus Stop
E Spaulding St & S Public Rd
Bus Stop
South Boulder Rd & Minotaur Dr
Bus Stop
E Spaulding St & S Public Rd
Bus Stop
South Boulder Rd & Minotaur Dr
Bus Stop
Lafayette
Bus Stop
South Boulder Rd & Coal Creek Dr
Bus Stop
US 287 & Diamond Cir
Bus Stop
South Boulder Rd & Angevine Way
Bus Stop
South Boulder Rd & Coal Creek Dr
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
5.1%
B
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cost of living D-

The cost of living in Lafayette is 138/100 - which is 24% higher than Colorado.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
C-
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crime C+

Lafayette crime rates are 2,862 per 100k, which is 21% lower than Colorado
Property Crime
2,657 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
205 crimes per 100k
A-
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employment A+

The median income in Lafayette is $85,909 - which is 37% higher than Colorado.
Med. Household Income
$85,909
A+
Unemployment Rate
2.8%
B+
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (17)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
The Dental Shoppe
Dentist
King Soopers Pharmacy
Pharmacy
The Little Clinic
Doctor
Lafayette Eye Associates
Doctor
Lafayette Internal Medicine
Doctor
Lafayette Dentistry
Dentist
Lafayette Fire Department
Fire Station
Comfort Dental
Dentist
Lafayette Police Department
Police
Community Medical Center
Clinic
Unknown Name
Dentist
Complete Care Chiropractic
Doctor
Boulder Valley Center for Dermatology
Clinic
L Town Dental
Dentist
Kings Soopers
Pharmacy
Block Buster
Dentist
AFC Urgent Care
Clinic
Front Range Eye Health Center
Doctor
Alan Reisman, DDS
Dentist
Lafayette Fire Department Station 2
Fire Station
Dental Aid
Dentist
Caraway Orthodontics
Dentist
Louisville Dental Associates
Dentist
Good Samaritan Medical Center
Hospital
Kaiser Permanente Rock Creek
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
D-
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housing A+

Lafayette home prices are $458,300 - which is 73% higher than Colorado
Home Price
$458,300
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
32%
A+
Home Affordability
5.3x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools B-

The Lafayette graduation rate is 92% - which is 5% higher than Colorado
School Test Scores
47%
F
High School Grad. Rates
92%
A
Elementary Schools (9) B-
Lafayette Elementary School
Angevine Middle School
Pioneer Bilingual Elementary School
Alicia Sanchez International School
Justice High Charter School
Ryan Elementary School
Peak To Peak Charter School
Adventure Montessori Learning Center
Louisville Middle School
St Louis Catholic School
Louisville Elementary School
Meadowlark School
Louisville Montessori School
Coal Creek Elementary School
Fireside Elementary School
Aspen Ridge Preparatory School
Thunder Vista P-8
Red Hawk Elementary
Monarch K-8 School
Boulder Explore
High Schools (4) F
Centaurus High School
Justice High Charter School
Peak To Peak Charter School
Holy Family High School
Monarch High School
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ratings A+

Lafayette has an overall rating of 93% from 4 reviews.
User Reviews (1)
From AreaVibes
A+
User Surveys (3)
From AreaVibes
A+
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Lafayette Area Facts

  • Lafayette has a Livability Score of 90/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Lafayette crime rates are 21% lower than the Colorado average
  • Cost of living in Lafayette is 24% higher than the Colorado average
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Lafayette - A Beautiful & Exciting Town 4.5 rating By Anonymous ( May 14, 2018) Lafayette is a beautiful town in Colorado, northeast of Superior. When you get up towards the Rocky Mountains there are truly some of the most breath-taking towns and the sunsets are worth more than a thousand words. Lafayette is one of the best places I have ever lived. The popu ...Read More lation in Lafayette comes at about 130,000 people, however, when in town you feel more as if you’re in a smaller town rather than a large city.

There are many things to do while in Lafayette. Festivals and parades happen frequently and brings everyone together on top of helping promote local and small businesses. Plus, there is a variety of different lakes available to go swimming, fishing, and take small boats out on or jet skis. For those who want to enjoy the scenes in town there are outdoor shopping centers, tons of small family owned businesses and restaurants. And for those who have children there is the WOW! Museum, good schools, a wildlife habitat, trails to walk, skate parks, recreation centers and more. Read Less
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Lafayette? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Romero Park
John Breaux Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Sunset Maple Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Ofelia Miramontes Park

Entertainment

pARTiculars Art Gallery and Teaching Studio
The Collective
Miners Museum
WOW! Children's Museum
Unknown Name
The Arts HUB
Howard Spangenburg Stadium
Great Outdoor Water Park

Food & Drink

Cellar West, Artisan Ales
Liquid Mechanics
Wine and Spirits
Eats and Sweets
McDonald's
Taco Wagon Food Truck
South Boulder Liquour Store
Good Times

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Lafayette? Of all people who commute, 5.1% take public transportation in Lafayette.
Drive to Work
69%

7% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
5%

equal to the US average

Walk to Work
1%

2% lower than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Lafayette a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Good Samaritan Medical Center

Pharmacies

King Soopers Pharmacy

Doctors

Complete Care Chiropractic
The Little Clinic
Lafayette Eye Associates
Lafayette Internal Medicine

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