Lafayette has a small town feel, suburban community, and large beautiful trees.
Lafayette’s population: 24,073 and only 0.99% population growth rate since 2000. Public schools spend on average: $10,857 per student a
nd there are approximately 19.6 students per teacher. Lafayette offers easy access to the freeway and BART (public transit system).
Lafayette is blessed with many recreational areas which include the Lafayette Reservoir. 925 acres owned by the
East Bay Regional Park District. There are 500 miles of internal trails and 100 miles of interconnecting trails.
The Lafayette Reservoir is just minutes from downtown. You can walk, bike, run and even rent a paddle boat!
Fishing, row boating, kayaking, canoeing and just may be a great summer picnic, are all just a few things the Lafayette Reservoir has to offer.
Lafayette’s downtown area offers some of the best dining around. You can find Postino’s, Cooperage, CHOWS, Yankee Pier,
Pizza Antica, Uncle Yu’s, Millie’s and the Metro Lafayette, just to mention a few of the top restaurants in town.
The people are friendly and the community is one of the best around!
Average median home price: $1,189,000. Average commute time: 28 minutes.
SCHOOLS IN LAFAYETTE ...
Lafayette Elementary District:
Happy Valley Elementary
Burton Valley Elementary
Stanly Middle School
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Acalanes High School
Campolindo High School
Miramonte High School
Las Lomas High School
Acalanes Center for Independent Study