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Population (year 2000): 23,908. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,767 (+3.6% change)
Males: 11,671 (48.8%), Females: 12,237 (51.2%)

Contra Costa County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.3 years
Median household income: $102,107 (year 2000)
Median house value: $583,000 (year 2000)

Lafayette, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lafayette:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Chinese (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.3%)
  • Japanese (1.2%)
  • Korean (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (19.4%), German (17.7%), Irish (15.3%), Italian (7.6%), Scottish (4.5%), French (4.2%).

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Elevation: 302 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles

Lafayette,

For population 25 years and over in Lafayette

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 69.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

10.6% Foreign born (4.5% Asia, 3.7% Europe, 1.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +574 (+2.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Creek, CA Walnut (4.6 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Oakland, (10.4 miles pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (367.6 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA Moraga, (3.4 miles CA Orinda, (4.4 miles Creek, CA Walnut (4.6 miles CA (4.7 miles Waldon, Hill, CA (5.0 miles Pleasant CA Alamo, (5.9 miles CA Pacheco, (7.2 miles CA (7.6 miles Martinez,

Latitude: 37.89 N, Longitude: 122.11 W

Area code: 925


Lafayette, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (22.4%), Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,432 (-6.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,517 (22.2%)


 

Crime in Lafayette by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 3 0 2 9
    per 100,000 12.5 12.5 0.0 8.4 37.6
Robberies 6 13 14 11 16
    per 100,000 25.1 54.4 58.6 46.0 66.9
Assaults 12 8 9 15 9
    per 100,000 50.2 33.5 37.6 62.7 37.6
Burglaries 103 75 103 98 171
    per 100,000 430.8 313.7 430.8 409.9 715.2
Thefts 350 322 394 447 610
    per 100,000 1463.9 1346.8 1648.0 1869.7 2551.4
Auto thefts 35 27 58 65 61
    per 100,000 146.4 112.9 242.6 271.9 255.1
123.0 112.9 140.6 154.9 215.2


Average climate in Lafayette, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Justin Argenal - College basketball player (UC Riverside Highlanders).


Main business address for: BEDFORD PROPERTY INVESTORS INC/MD (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Lafayette:
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • JOHN MUIR MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; WALNUT CREEK, CA)
  • CONTRA COSTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; MARTINEZ, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Lafayette, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lafayette:
  • BUCHANAN FIELD (about 8 miles; CONCORD, CA; ID: CCR)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 15 miles; OAKLAND, CA; ID: OAK)
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; ID: SFO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lafayette:
  • HAYWARD EXECUTIVE (about 17 miles; HAYWARD, CA; ID: HWD)
  • NAPA COUNTY (about 24 miles; NAPA, CA; ID: APC)
  • LIVERMORE MUNI (about 25 miles; LIVERMORE, CA; ID: LVK)

Amtrak stations near Lafayette:
  • 9 miles: MARTINEZ (401 FERRY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: OAKLAND (245 2ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: EMERYVILLE (5885 LANDREGAN ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2 $9,635 $57,810 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $4,572 $54,864 3 $1,282
Parks and Recreation 3 $13,997 $55,988 34 $21,507
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8 $43,545 $65,317 2 $3,297
Other and Unallocable 1 $5,274 $63,288 6 $7,067
Other Government Administration 5 $22,698 $54,475 4 $6,086
Streets and Highways 10 $52,173 $62,607 0 $0
Totals for Government 30 $151,894 $60,757 49 $39,239


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lafayette:
  • DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; PLEASANT HILL, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,029)
  • MERRITT COLLEGE (about 9 miles; OAKLAND, CA; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY (about 10 miles; BERKELEY, CA; FT enrollment: 29,690)
  • COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA (about 14 miles; ALAMEDA, CA; FT enrollment: 2,450)
  • SAINT MARYS COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA (about 14 miles; MORAGA, CA; FT enrollment: 3,545)
  • LANEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; OAKLAND, CA; FT enrollment: 5,549)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-HAYWARD (about 17 miles; HAYWARD, CA; FT enrollment: 9,988)
Public high school in Lafayette:
  • ACALANES HIGH (Students: 1,316; Location: 1200 PLEASANT HILL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lafayette:
  • M. H. STANLEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,313; Location: 3455 SCHOOL ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BURTON VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 759; Location: 561 MERRIEWOOD DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SPRINGHILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 452; Location: 3301 SPRINGHILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HAPPY VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 442; Location: 3855 HAPPY VALLEY ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY (Students: 423; Location: 950 MORAGA ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Lafayette:
  • WHITE PONY-MEHER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 999 LELAND DRIVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST PERPETUA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 3445 HAMLIN ROAD; Grades: KG - 9)
  • DIABLO VALLEY MONTESSORI SCHOO (Students: 203; Location: 3390 DEERHILL ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE CHILD DAY SCHOOLS LLC (Students: 102; Location: 1049 STUART STREET; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in Lafayette: Lafayette Branch Contra Costa County Library (A), Lafayette Town Hall (B).

Cemetery: Lafayette Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs: Brookwood Reservoir (A), Leland Reservoir (B), Lafayette Reservoir (C).

Creeks: Lafayette Creek (A), Grizzly Creek (B).

Park in Lafayette: Brook Street Park (1).


Lafayette compared to California state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KABN (1480 AM; 5 kW; CONCORD, CA; Owner: CONCORD AREA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • K209BZ (89.7 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFTL (Channel 64; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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