Lafayette, Colorado

Lafayette: City in Colorado


Lafayette is a city located in the county of Boulder in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 24,453. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,579 inhabitants.

The city was created 136 years ago in 1887.

Lafayette locator map
Location of Lafayette on Colorado map.

Quick Facts about Lafayette

Population : 28,579 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Boulder County
Postal code : 80026
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 5,210 feet / 1588 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1888 (136 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 22:11:26 (22nd April 2024)
Population growth : 14.44% (2010-2020)
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Lafayette CO
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Lafayette is located at 39°59'37"N 105°5'23"W (39.9936000, -105.0897100).

Lafayette map


The population of Lafayette increased by 14.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,453 - census
2011 24,874 1.69% estimation process
2012 25,816 3.65% estimation process
2013 26,688 3.27% estimation process
2014 26,945 0.95% estimation process
2015 27,505 2.04% estimation process
2016 28,135 2.24% estimation process
2017 28,434 1.05% estimation process
2018 28,928 1.71% estimation process
2019 30,687 5.73% estimation process
2020 28,579 -7.38% estimation process

Lafayette zip code is 80026. County name: Boulder, County fips: 08013

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People born in Lafayette (8)

People born in Lafayette, including politician Bob Beauprez, pianist and teacher Dalies Frantz, Zachary Grabowksi, .


  • Devon Beitzel (American basketball player) he was born in 24/02/1988
  • Marilyn Sitzman (Witness to the John F. Kennedy assassination) she was born in 14/12/1939
  • Carolyn Nason (American association football player) she was born in 19/03/1985
  • Jeff Linder he was born in 21/06/1977
  • Vladimir Walent (American soccer player) he was born in 22/04/2003

Schools in Lafayette

College & universities near Lafayette, CO

Code Name City ZIP
454838 Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture Louisville (CO) 80027
126605 Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Broomfield (CO) 80021-3465
127200 Front Range Community College Westminster (CO) 80031
482440 DeVry University-Colorado Westminster (CO) 80234
127954 Montessori Education Center of the Rockies Boulder (CO) 80301

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lafayette, CO

Code Name Address Type
BLD Boulder, Colorado 30th & Diagonal Highway BUS
LGM Longmont, Colorado 623 Main St. BUS
DEB Denver (Bus Station), Colorado 1055 19th Street BUS
DEN Union Station 1701 Wynkoop Street RAIL
WIP Fraser – Winter Park 205 Fraser Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Lafayette

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lafay Post Office Lafayette (CO) 80026

Other places with the same name (14)

  • Lafayette , Louisiana The third most populous city in Acadiana, Louisiana. It is located on the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Lafayette is known for its many cajun and creole restaurants, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Lafayette Museum and the Lafayette Grand Opera House. with a population of 126,535 people.
  • Lafayette , Indiana The most populous city in Tippecanoe County, Indiana. It is located on the Wabash River in north-central Indiana. Lafayette is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Purdue University campus and the Lafayette Public Library. with a population of 71,484 people.
  • Lafayette , California city in California with a population of 25,992 people.
  • LaFayette , Georgia city in and the county seat of Walker County, Georgia with a population of 7,508 people.
  • Lafayette , Ohio village in Ohio, United States with a population of 5,927 people.
  • Lafayette , Tennessee human settlement in Macon County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 5,271 people.
  • LaFayette , New York city in Onondaga County, New York, United States of America with a population of 4,794 people.
  • Lafayette , Oregon city in Oregon, USA with a population of 4,258 people.
  • Lafayette , New Jersey township in Sussex County, New Jersey with a population of 2,352 people.
  • Lafayette , Pennsylvania township of Pennsylvania with a population of 2,023 people.
  • Lafayette , Minnesota human settlement in Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 705 people.
  • LaFayette , Kentucky human settlement in Christian County, Kentucky, United States of America with a population of 161 people.
  • Lafayette , Illinois township in Ogle County, Illinois with a population of 161 people.

Other cities in Boulder County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Boulder County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Boulder 107,645 The most populous city in Boulder County, Colorado.
Longmont 98,445 The most populous city in Boulder County, Colorado.
Erie 30,318 Town in Boulder County, Colorado, USA
Louisville 19,060 City in Colorado
Superior 13,413 Statutory Town in Boulder and Jefferson counties in the U.
Niwot 4,006 Census designated place
Lyons 2,058 Town in Boulder County, Colorado, United States
Nederland 1,557 Town in Colorado, United States
Coal Creek 350 Town in Fremont County, Colorado, United States
Jamestown 254 Town in Colorado, USA
Ward 168 Town in Colorado, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Lafayette distances to largest Colorado cities