Lafayette

Overview for Lafayette, CA

25,384 people live in Lafayette, where the median age is 44.8 and the average individual income is $97,946. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,384

Total Population

44.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$97,946

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lafayette, CA

Lafayette has 8,917 households, with an average household size of 2.84. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lafayette do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,384 people call Lafayette home. The population density is 1,689.53 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,384

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.8

Median Age

50.98 / 49.02%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,917

Total Households

2.84

Average Household Size

$97,946

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lafayette, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Lafayette. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
The Child Day School - Lafayette
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Diablo Valley Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Contra Costa Jewish Day School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Burton Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Happy Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Lafayette Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
M. H. Stanley Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

Around Lafayette, CA

There's plenty to do around Lafayette, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

96
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
68
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Aduco, Lover of Paris Macarons, and Gillham Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.38 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.49 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.33 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.43 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars


Lafayette enjoys a scenic setting in the East Bay region, surrounded by rolling hills and open spaces. Its proximity to major urban centers, including San Francisco, makes it a desirable residential location. Similar to neighboring cities like Orinda, Lafayette is known for its beautiful neighborhoods, community, and lovely Downtown near San Francisco, Oakland, Walnut Creek, and Danville/San Ramon. The city maintains a sense of community pride and involvement in events and activities throughout the year. Lafayette provides residents with various outdoor recreational opportunities. The Lafayette Reservoir is a popular spot for hiking, jogging, and fishing. 

The city also has parks, sports facilities, and a network of trails for outdoor enthusiasts. The Lafayette Art Gallery showcases local and regional artists, contributing to the city's artistic flair. The Lafayette School District and the Acalanes Union High School District serve the city, offering residents access to quality educational institutions.

Lafayette features a mix of housing styles, including single-family homes and upscale estates. The real estate market reflects the city's desirability and often attracts those seeking an upscale suburban lifestyle. Lafayette has a Bart Station and easy-to-access Highway 24 and 680 to San Francisco, San Ramon Valley, Tri-Valley, and Silicon Valley. 
Lafayette offers a balance of suburban living, natural beauty, and cultural amenities, making it an attractive community for those seeking a fantastic environment in the Bay Area.


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