Lafayette demographics profile

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%
Lafayette, CO has a population of 27,053 and is the 1,598th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,871 per sq mi which is 5027% higher than the Colorado average and 3069% higher than the national average. The median age in Lafayette is 39 which is approximately 6% higher than the Colorado average of 36. In Lafayette, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 35% of Lafayette residents were born in Colorado, 53% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In Lafayette 5.05% of the population is Asian.

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Lafayette population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.38%4.09%12.63%
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.

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