Lafayette, Colorado 

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Population

27,440

+13.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$71,038

Median Home Price

$486,200

Best Places to Live in Lafayette, Colorado

College town / suburban complex - 25 miles northwest of Denver at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Lafayette, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Attractive downtown
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Traffic and sprawl
-Economic cycles

Local Listings in Lafayette
 $450,000 
960 Homer Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1550 SqFt
 $489,000 
204 Lucerne Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1858 SqFt
 $429,000 
607 W Lucerne Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1246 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Colorado
County: Boulder County
Metro Area: Boulder Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Lafayette
Zip Codes: 80026
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 5332 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lafayette is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette's cost of living is 33.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lafayette's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Lafayette, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Boulder county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lafayette's population is 27,440 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 13.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lafayette is $486,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lafayette 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Lafayette

It's a good time to buy in Lafayette. Home Appreciation is up 7.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Lafayette Real Estate

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Reviews for Lafayette   1 Reviews
300 days of sunshine and outdoor lover's paradise - 9/14/2011
can't say enough good things about Lafayette - it is next to Louisville CO which has been voted the best place to live by Money Magazine. ... Read More

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NEW LISTINGS IN LAFAYETTE
$450,000
960 Homer Cir
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$489,000
204 Lucerne Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$429,000
607 W Lucerne Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$479,900
957 Clover Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$450,000
1103 Alsace Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$545,000
2885 N 107th St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$749,000
2822 Cascade Creek Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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