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Lafayette, CA

  • Population: 25,000
  • Median Household Income: $118,974.00
  • Median Age: 43.4
  • County: Contra Costa
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Monied 'Burb

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 74.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 65.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 10.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 62.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 15.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 69.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $118,974.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 3.0% American Community Survey
Population 25,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 43.4 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 16.0% American Community Survey
White 88.0% American Community Survey
African-American 1.0% American Community Survey
Asian 9.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 5.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 3.3% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $18,224,510.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $1,074,176.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 141 Internal Revenue Service
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.25% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $3,845,003.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $2,386,648.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $763,599.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 16,469 California Secretary of State
Democrats 44.58% California Secretary of State
Republicans 33.09% California Secretary of State
Green Party 0.78% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.39% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 18.4% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Average Commute (minutes) 27.6 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 1.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 46.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 30.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 25 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 58 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 3.5% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 0 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 16.0% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 24 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 4 California Department of Industrial Relations
Landscape Architects 11 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 1 Safeway
Trader Joe's 1 Trader Joe's
Liquor Licenses 14 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Target 0 Target
Wal-Mart 0 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Montessori Schools 1 American Montessori Society
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 1 California State Library
Charter Schools 0 California Department of Education
Private Schools 5 California Department of Education
Public Schools 5 California Department of Education
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Funeral Establishments 3 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 0 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 9,600 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 6.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 21.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 6.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 25.0% American Community Survey
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 0 YMCA Centers

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