The city of Lafayette lies in Boulder County and is a Home Rule Municipality.
Welcome to Lafayette
The city of Lafayette lies in Boulder County and is a Home Rule Municipality. As such, Lafayette has a charter as its basic governing document; the charter's goal is to maximize local control and minimize state intervention city spans 9.3 square miles and .1 percent of which is water covered. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city was home to 23,884 residents giving the city a population density of 2,620.9 people per square mile. The same census showed that the median household income $69,840, and the median family income was $76,971.