Lafayette, California

Lafayette is a city located between Berkeley (in Alameda County) and Walnut Creek, in Contra Costa County.

A mild climate, low crime rate, and excellent schools, make the city a perfect place for families to relocate. Residents and visitors appreciate the wonderful surroundings that offers a wide choice of outdoor activities such as windsurfing, kayaking, hiking, and biking. Lafayette is also in close proximity to many major highways and has its own Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (BART).


Lafayette Real EstateReservoir in Lafayette, California- courtesy of Buyer's Broker Inc, specializing in Lafayette California Real Estate.

In April 2008, the average home price in Lafayette, California was $1,400,012. While this data is collected from the MLS and is deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.


Lafayette Schools

There are two high schools in the city with a student-teacher ratio of 21:1. 99% of the schools' seniors graduate from high school and 93% of those students go on to pursue higher education options.

Find out more about schools in Lafayette here.


Points of Interest in Lafayette, California:

- Lafayette Hillside Memorial - a collection of crosses placed on a hill overlooking Highway 24, intended to serve as a memorial for United States soldiers killed in the Iraq War.
Lafayette Facts:
  • Area - 15.4 sq mi 
  • Population - 24,765
  • Median income - $120,364
  • Median age of residents - 42 years old