Demographics

Lafayette Population

Year Population
1979 8,591
1980 8,985
1981 9,786
1982 10,685
1983 11,751
1984 12,634
1985 13,323
1986 13,750
1987 13,995
1988 14,221
1989 14,405
1990 14,548
1991 14,894
1992 15,364
1993 15,766
1994 16,841
1995 17,616
1996 19,004
1997 19,768
1998 20,703
1999 22,034
2000 23,197
2001 23,556
2002 23,878
2003 24,313
2004 24,711
2005 25,230
2006 25,579
2007 25,665
2008 26,165
2009 24,146
2010 24,453
2011 25,242
2012 26,136
2013 26,629
2014 27,279
2015* 28,278

Population estimates are based on building permits issued by the City of Lafayette except for the followings years: 1990, 2000, and 2010. The numbers for 1990, 2000, and 2010 were obtained from the U.S. Census. *Population is through Jan. 2015.