StatisticLafayetteColoradoNational
Population27,0535,758,736328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,8715691
Median age38.536.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%45%43%
Speak English83%83%79%
Speak Spanish11%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lafayette is 5027% higher than Colorado
  • The median age in Lafayette is 6% higher than Colorado
  • In Lafayette 86.93% of the population is White
  • In Lafayette 0.38% of the population is Black
  • In Lafayette 5.05% of the population is Asian

Compare Lafayette, CO Demographics

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      Lafayette population breakdown by race

      RaceLafayetteColoradoNational
      White86.93%84.28%73.35%
      Black0.38%4.09%12.63%
      Asian5.05%2.94%5.22%
      American Indian0.47%0.94%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.14%0.18%
      Mixed race3.53%3.43%3.06%
      Other race3.60%4.18%4.75%
      In Lafayette, 14.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Lafayette age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lafayette, CO demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).