Lafayette is quickly becoming one of the most popular places to buy a home in Boulder County. Located 12 miles east of the City of Boulder, Lafayette enjoys a cute historic district, tons of newly developed communities including Indians Peaks, a world class golf course and fantastic schools. This community is also gaining popularity with local business and corporations and is home to major industries like health care.
A strong sense of community pride is felt throughout the City of Lafayette which is reflected in how the community takes care of their neighborhoods and encourages residents to participate in town celebrations. Some of the most popular things to do in Lafayette include attending their many annual festivals, shopping in their locally own retail shops, dining at their many awesome restaurants, and enjoying yourself at one of their well planned parks.
Housing options in Lafayette include every kind of life style imaginable and most are very affordable. Some of the newer developments feature luxury homes while the older neighborhoods have mature trees and larger lots. On the outskirts of Lafayette you will even find some gated waterfront communities and ranch properties that boast gorgeous views of both the plains and the Rockies. Lafayette offers Boulder County amenities with a lower cost of living.
More Information about Lafayette
At an elevation of
5,246 feet sits the city of Lafayette, Colorado. The approximate population of Lafayette is
24,753 residents. There are currently
82 properties for sale in Lafayette, CO.
Lafayette residents have a median household income of
$69,759; compared to the surrounding county’s median household income of
$67,403, and the national median household income of
The median age for residents of Lafayette is 37.4 years.
less family-centric than the surrounding county. In Lafayette, 36.16% of households contain married families with children; compared to 36.86% in the surrounding county.
fewer single residents than the national average, with 9.45% compared to the national average of communities with 9.45% of single residents.
The average high temperature in July for Lafayette is 89 degrees. The average low temperature for Lafayette in January is 19.2 degrees. Lafayette sees an average rainfall of approximately 14.3 inches per year, and a snow accumulation of 43 inches per year. There are an average of 246 days of sunlight each year in Lafayette; compared to an average of 253 days across the state, and 205 days across the nation.