Lafayette Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lafayette, CO

General Lafayette Information

State: Colorado

County: Boulder County

Close cities: Gunbarrel, CO, Thornton, CO, Louisville, CO, Northglenn, CO, Niwot, CO, Superior, CO, Eastlake, CO, Erie, CO, Broomfield, CO, Federal Heights, CO

Lafayette Population (census data)
Total 24,888 (+5.7% since 2000)
Male 12,300 (49.4%)
Female 12,588 (50.6%)

Population Density: 2,812 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 99.7 (US Avg is 100)

Lafayette Elevation: 5,236 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1890

Land Area: 8.85 square miles

Median Household Income: $63,840

Zip Codes: 80026.

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Lafayette Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (77.6%)
  • Hispanic (16.4%)
  • Other race (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Other Asian (1.1%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.8%)
  • Irish (13.2%)
  • English (13.0%)
  • Italian (5.1%)
  • United States (4.3%)
  • Scottish (4.1%)
Foriegn Born: 2,282 people (9.2%)
  • Latin America (54.7%)
  • Asia (31.6%)
  • Europe (13.7%)

Local Lafayette Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Colorado, University of Denver

Lafayette School Information

High Schools
Centaurus High School (10300 South Boulder Road, Lafayette, CO, 80026 - Boulder Valley RE 2 District)
Middle Schools
Angevine Middle School (1150 South Boulder Road, Lafayette, CO, 80026 - Boulder Valley RE 2 District)
Elementary Schools
Lafayette Elementary School (101 North Bermont Avenue, Lafayette, CO, 80026 - Boulder Valley RE 2 District)
Pioneer Bilingual Elementary School (101 E Baseline Road, Lafayette, CO, 80026 - Boulder Valley RE 2 District)
Ryan Elementary School (1405 Centaur Village Drive, Lafayette, CO, 80026 - Boulder Valley RE 2 District)
Sanchez Elementary School (655 Sir Galahad Drive, Lafayette, CO, 80026 - Boulder Valley RE 2 District)
Other/Private Schools
Peak To Peak Charter School (800 Merlin Drive, Lafayette, CO, 80026 - Boulder Valley RE 2 District)

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