Lafayette, CO Demographics

The total population of Lafayette is estimated to be 30,295 with 14,949 males (49.34%) and 15,346 females (50.66%). There are 397 more females than males in Lafayette.
The median household income in Lafayette was $102,722 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 5,375(5.52%) from $97,347 in 2020. This income is 137.69% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Lafayette sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $121,930. Overall, the median household income for the city of Lafayette stands at $102,722.
In Lafayette, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $66,070 for males and $47,501 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $84,531 for males and $67,676 for females.
In Lafayette, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $155,521, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $65,530.
In 2022, the population of Lafayette was 30,699, a 0.06% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Lafayette's population was 30,717, an increase of 0.97% compared to a population of 30,422 in 2020.
The median age in Lafayette, CO is 39.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.86% were under the age of 15, 17.17% aged 15 to 29, 49.26% aged 30 to 64, 12.49% aged 65 to 84, and 1.23% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Lafayette population: 83.54% are White, 0.67% are Black or African American, 0.19% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.06% are Asian, 0.34% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.07% are some other race and 8.13% are multiracial.