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Population (year 2000): 23,197. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,884 (+3.0% change)
Males: 11,465 (49.4%), Females: 11,732 (50.6%)

Boulder County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $56,376 (year 2000)
Median house value: $193,700 (year 2000)

Lafayette, CO residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Lafayette:

  • 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%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (22.8%), Irish (13.2%), English (13.0%), Italian (5.1%), United States (4.3%), Scottish (4.1%).Colorado

Elevation: 5236 feet

Land area: 8.9 square miles

Lafayette,

For population 25 years and over in Lafayette

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

9.8% Foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 3.0% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,279 (+55.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CO Westminster, (8.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Denver, (20.8 miles pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: AZ Phoenix, (655.5 miles pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: CO Louisville, (3.3 miles CO Erie, (4.3 miles CO Broomfield, (5.0 miles CO Superior, (6.0 miles CO Gunbarrel, (7.7 miles CO Niwot, (8.3 miles CO Westminster, (8.9 miles CO Northglenn, (10.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 274 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 1997: 316 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 1998: 384 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 1999: 173 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2000: 86 buildings, average cost: $147,800
  • 2001: 109 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2002: 97 buildings, average cost: $214,100
  • 2003: 162 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 115 buildings, average cost: $216,700

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 105.10 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.1%), Manufacturing (14.0%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,282 (-31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,394 (18.2%)

Crime in Lafayette by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.3 0.0 4.3
Rapes 11 7 7 10 4 3
    per 100,000 47.4 30.2 30.2 43.1 17.2 12.9
Robberies 5 5 5 9 4 5
    per 100,000 21.6 21.6 21.6 38.8 17.2 21.6
Assaults 46 109 100 149 232 52
    per 100,000 198.3 469.9 431.1 642.3 1000.1 224.2
Burglaries 112 113 105 125 100 96
    per 100,000 482.8 487.1 452.6 538.9 431.1 413.8
Thefts 481 459 462 515 501 383
    per 100,000 2073.5 1978.7 1991.6 2220.1 2159.8 1651.1
Auto thefts 24 25 40 36 46 50
    per 100,000 103.5 107.8 172.4 155.2 198.3 215.5
190.1 234.4 229.9 300.6 344.5 173.0

Average climate in Lafayette, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lafayette-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Lafayette city center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1975, a category 3 tornado 28.8 miles away from the city center .


Hospitals/medical centers near Lafayette:
  • CENTENNIAL PEAKS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; LOUISVILLE, CO)
  • CENTURA HEALTH-AVISTA ADVENTIST HOSP (about 5 miles; LOUISVILLE, CO)
  • DEVEREUX CLEO WALLACE (about 6 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Lafayette, CO

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lafayette:
  • BUCKLEY AFB (about 32 miles; AURORA, CO; ID: BKF)
  • DENVER INTL (about 32 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: DEN)
  • FORT COLLINS-LOVELAND MUNI (about 33 miles; FORT COLLINS/LOVELAND, CO; ID: FNL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lafayette:
  • ERIE MUNICIPAL (about 5 miles; ERIE, CO; ID: 48V)
  • JEFFCO (about 7 miles; DENVER, CO; ID: BJC)
  • BOULDER MUNI (about 9 miles; BOULDER, CO; ID: 1V5)

Amtrak stations near Lafayette:
  • 12 miles: LONGMONT (615 N. MAUB ST.) - Bus Station
  • 14 miles: BOULDER (4401 N. BROADWAY) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.
  • 19 miles: DENVER (1701 WYNKOOP ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, 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
Other and Unallocable 3 $9,522 $38,088 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $28,583 $42,874 29 $22,682
Police Protection - Officers 35 $178,685 $61,263 0 $0
Streets and Highways 19 $74,488 $47,045 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $6,239 $74,868 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $28,501 $34,201 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,732 $34,392 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $19,125 $45,900 1 $164
Parks and Recreation 31 $110,928 $42,939 129 $55,742
Water Supply 16 $50,096 $37,572 1 $638
Financial Administration 9 $30,152 $40,202 0 $0
Other Government Administration 15 $36,250 $29,000 7 $3,040
Judicial and Legal 3 $6,899 $27,596 0 $0
Totals for Government 157 $585,200 $44,728 167 $82,266
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lafayette:
  • FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; WESTMINSTER, CO; Full-time enrollment: 6,858)
  • REGIS UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 5,898)
  • EMILY GRIFFITH OPPORTUNITY SCHOOL (about 19 miles; DENVER, CO; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES (about 19 miles; GOLDEN, CO; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER (about 20 miles; BOULDER, CO; FT enrollment: 25,355)
  • RED ROCKS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; LAKEWOOD, CO; FT enrollment: 3,835)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF AURORA (about 27 miles; AURORA, CO; FT enrollment: 2,219)
Public high school in Lafayette:
  • CENTAURUS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,005; Location: 10300 SOUTH BOULDER ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Lafayette:
  • ALEXANDER DAWSON SCHOOL (Students: 419; Location: 4801 NORTH 107TH STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lafayette:
  • PEAK TO PEAK CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 1,108; Location: 800 MERLIN DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ANGEVINE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 669; Location: 1150 SOUTH BOULDER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RYAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 1405 CENTAUR VILLAGE DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PIONEER BILINGUAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 365; Location: 101 BASELINE ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LAFAYETTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 101 NORTH BERMONT AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SANCHEZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 655 SIR GALAHAD DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Lafayette:
  • LAFAYETTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $881,072; Location: 775 W BASELINE RD; 102,719 books; 7,025 audio materials; 3,128 video materials; 244 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Lafayette: Lafayette Fire Department (A), Lafayette Police Station (B), Lafayette Public Library (C), Miners Museum (D).

Churches in Lafayette include: First United Methodist Church (A), Eternal Savior Lutheran Church (B), Faith Bible Chapel (C).

Reservoir: Waneka Reservoir (A).

Creek: Rock Creek (A).

Post office: (A).  


Lafayette compared to Colorado state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKFN (950 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KNUS (710 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNU (88.5 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CST. ASSN., INC.)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDEO-LP (Channel 38; AURORA, CO; Owner: PETER B. VAN DE SANDE)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K66FB (Channel 66; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXC-TV (Channel 59; DENVER, CO; Owner: PAXSON DENVER LICENSE, INC.)
  • K17CF (Channel 17; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)

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