Lafayette

The exclusive and affluent city of Lafayette is located just north of Oakland through the Caldecott Tunnel.

Welcome to Lafayette

Its small-town charm is due to its sense of community
 
The exclusive and affluent city of Lafayette is located just north of Oakland through the Caldecott Tunnel. Its small-town charm is due to its sense of community.
 
If you’re looking for a city through the tunnel that is hustling and bustling in its downtown area—this is where you should move.
 
The city’s vibe is reminiscent of Oakland’s College Avenue or Piedmont, with blocks and blocks of dining and shopping. Great for families, life in this city is heavily centered on the great public K-12 education. Most homes have a swimming pool, hence a large concentration of Olympic swimmers have come from 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

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
63
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Dechen Designs, Beyond Health and Fitness Studio, and Phoenix Rising Institute Of Martial Arts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 3.36 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.36 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.74 miles 34 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.1 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.94 miles 68 reviews 5/5 stars

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

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