What you need to know about Lafayette, LA

The rolling hills of the Front Range provide a beautiful setting for Lafayette, a city only a short drive from both Denver and Boulder. Attractions for residents and visitors include multiple shopping and dining options, while quality healthcare facilities and good housing choices make Lafayette a great place to live. The city hosts a number of community-based annual events such as an Oatmeal Festival, Peach Festival, Wine Festival and Lafayette Days.

Top 10 Spring Break Cities  2012

Median Home Price

$171,700
Higher than the state average

Housing

Homes Owned 55.45%
55.45% Complete
Homes Rented 44.55%
44.55% Complete

Real Estate

In Lafayette, Louisiana


Ready to move to Lafayette? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Lafayette.

Schools

In Lafayette, Louisiana


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Lafayette rates.

Median Household Income

$45,682
Lower than the national average

Business

In Lafayette, Louisiana


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Lafayette.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Lafayette, Louisiana


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Lafayette.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 33%
33% Complete
Graduated High School 86%
86% Complete

Lafayette, LA's Rankings

Top 10 Spring Break Cities  2012