Lafayette

One of the East Bay's better suburbs for its great quality of life and family friendly atmosphere. Lafayette offers its residents the best of suburbia without sacrificing access to nearby metropolitan life in San Francisco.

Overview for Lafayette, LA

149,541 people live in Lafayette, where the median age is 37.1 and the average individual income is $34,908.13. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

149,541

Total Population

37.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$34,908.13

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lafayette, LA

Lafayette has 58,608 households, with an average household size of 2. 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. 149,541 people call Lafayette home. The population density is 1,735.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

149,541

Total Population

High

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

37.1

Median Age

48.24 / 51.76%

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
58,608

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$34,908.13

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in Lafayette, LA

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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
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Broadmoor Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
Myrtle Place Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
N. P. Moss Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Edward J Sam Accelerated School of Lafayette
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
1/5
Ascension Episcopal School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Cathedral Carmel School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Sts Leo-Seton Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lafayette Renaissance Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
W. D. & Mary Baker Smith Career Center
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Evangeline Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
First Baptist Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Holy Family Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Teurlings Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Lafayette Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
St Genevieve Middle School
PRIVATE
5th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
L.J. Alleman Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
5/5
Alice N. Boucher Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Edgar Martin Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
Live Oak Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Dr. Raphael A. Baranco Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Gethsemane Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
John Paul The Great Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Acadian Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Paul Breaux Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
J.W. Faulk Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
S.J. Montgomery Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Woodvale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
J. Wallace James Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Our Lady Of Fatima School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Pius Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Thomas More High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available

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Lafayette

Around Lafayette, LA

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

70
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
55
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ambassador Wine & Sprits, Deja Brew Coffee House, and Creole Flavor Sno.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.57 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.9 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.65 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.63 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Live

One of the East Bay's better suburbs for its great quality of life and family friendly atmosphere. Lafayette offers its residents the best of suburbia without sacrificing access to nearby metropolitan life in San Francisco. With its vibrant downtown, great public schools, and increasingly cultured dining scene, this is a wonderful place for young professionals and families alike. 

 

Work 

Commute
Highway 24 and BART easily accessible for transport to San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley. 

Schools K-5

Burton Valley Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

Lafayette Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

Schools 6-8

M. H. Stanley Middle School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org

Schools 9-12

Acalanes High School (Public) - Rated 10/10 via GreatSchools.org

 

Play

Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate having Lafayette Reservoir, Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail, and Briones Regional Park all within their backyard. Foodies in search of a bite can head over to Cooperage American Grille in Lafayette Circle for a selection of delectable dishes or Great Wall Restaurant for Asian fare. The trendy downtown area offers more cultural experiences, great eateries, and shops to explore. 

Sources: 

https://www.travellens.co/best-things-to-do-in-lafayette-ca/

https://www.greatschools.org/california/lafayette

https://www.quora.com/What-is-it-like-to-live-in-Lafayette-CA

 


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