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Lafayette is 20th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Female residents

Lafayette is 20th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - Asian

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 25,733 26th 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.5 48th 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,584.1 35th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 59th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.4% 61st 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.1% 75th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.1% 53rd 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 51.3% 24th 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Race - White 85.6% 57th 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.1% 58th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9% 52nd 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.8% 20th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 96th 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.2% 40th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 18.2% 46th 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 74.4% 60th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Female residents 51.1% 20th 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 12.5% 26th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Housing units 9,997 30th 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 14.1% 71st 25.7% 25.9%
Households 9,758 30th 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 74.5% 38th 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $257,000 44th $236,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 69th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $36,616 32nd $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $69,840 38th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.8% 53rd 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lafayette Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,057 29th 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $203,434 46th $65,896,788 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,086 62nd $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,638 42nd $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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