Lafayette, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,213 housing units in Lafayette. This represents a 0.6% decline from 9,270 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 9,213 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lafayette is about 75.8%. Lafayette's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2%. Average household size is 2.58 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lafayette were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.60%
One Bedroom8.60%
Two Bedrooms16.60%
Three Bedrooms39%
Four Bedrooms27.40%
Five Bedrooms or more7.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.8
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$583,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$385,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,554

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage9.40%
Home Equity Loan13%
Simple Mortgage53%
Debt Free24.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19%