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Lafayette City, Colorado Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lafayette City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,137

Renter-occupied housing units : 859

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 223

Renter-occupied housing units : 304

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 616

Renter-occupied housing units : 490

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,917

Renter-occupied housing units : 973


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Lafayette City, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 492

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,517

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,907

Householder 55 to 59 years : 819

Householder 60 to 64 years : 616

Householder 65 to 74 years : 591

Householder 75 years and over : 122

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 28

Householder 35 to 44 years : 309

Householder 45 to 54 years : 259

Householder 55 to 59 years : 264

Householder 60 to 64 years : 161

Householder 65 to 74 years : 487

Householder 75 years and over : 321


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Lafayette City, Colorado)

Less than 10.0 percent : 79

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 279

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 249

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 431

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 187

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 272

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 126

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 234

50.0 percent or more : 655

Not computed : 114


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lafayette City, Colorado)

Built 2010 or later : $419,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $408,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $406,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $225,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $176,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $226,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $235,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $216,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $231,600


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Lafayette City, Colorado: 66.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Lafayette City, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Lafayette City, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 173 173 $28,714,723
  Two Family 1 2 $112,752
  Three and Four Family 20 78 $6,318,628
  Five or More Family 13 76 $5,731,590
  Total

207 329 $40,877,693
2000        
  Single Family 58 58 $8,485,559
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 14 51 $4,166,232
  Five or More Family 1 6 $482,532
  Total

73 115 $13,134,323
2001        
  Single Family 109 109 $16,640,107
  Two Family 4 8 $710,436
  Three and Four Family 5 18 $1,648,488
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

118 135 $18,999,031
2002        
  Single Family 97 97 $20,769,786
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 7 24 $2,589,304
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

104 121 $23,359,090
2003        
  Single Family 162 162 $26,729,128
  Two Family 2 4 $391,314
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

164 166 $27,120,442
2004        
  Single Family 115 115 $24,914,855
  Two Family 7 14 $1,491,420
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 27 $3,019,760
  Total

127 156 $29,426,035
2005        
  Single Family 90 90 $16,162,298
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 31 108 $9,952,266
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

121 198 $26,114,564
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 6 12 $1,410,620
  Three and Four Family 5 15 $1,206,175
  Five or More Family 11 67 $5,721,275
  Total

22 94 $8,338,070


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lafayette City, CO): $56,376
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lafayette City): $181,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lafayette City): $834
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lafayette City, Colorado

Utility Gas: 85.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.5%
Electricity: 13.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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