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Lafayette (zip 80026), Colorado   Add Favorite    1 Reviews | Review This Place




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Pros

-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive downtown
-Educational attainment

Cons

-Cost of living and housing
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles


What Bert Has To Say About Boulder Metro Area


Boulder, home to the University of Colorado, is a lively and classic college town, with liberal politics, alternative social lifestyles and attitudes, and an assortment of trendy small businesses, restaurants, galleries, and entertainment venues. There is plenty to do in this bicycle-friendly town, which has a pedestrian mall downtown and outdoor recreation in the nearby mountains. The area has one of the highest combined 4-year and graduate degree attainment rates in the nation. There are some larger business and government research facilities adding to the area’s economy, and there is a sizeable high tech belt towards Denver.

Highlights


College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Lafayette
Zip Codes: Lafayette (zip 80026)
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Lafayette


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Lafayette (zip 80026) is 3.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette (zip 80026) jobs have Increased by 0.78 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette (zip 80026)'s cost of living is 35.70% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Lafayette (zip 80026)'s Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Lafayette (zip 80026)'s population is 27,389 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 65.57 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Lafayette (zip 80026) is $393,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 32.10%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Lafayette (zip 80026) public schools spend $10,909 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.1 students per teacher in Lafayette (zip 80026). Learn more...

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Lafayette Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Lafayette. Home Appreciation is up 11.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Lafayette Real Estate.
The median home price in Lafayette is $393,800. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  4/6/2009
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Housing in Lafaette is a bit cheaper than most Boulder surrounding areas. You are also away from the chaos that comes with a college town. Close enough to enjoy it but... (Read More)

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