Real Estate Market Update for Lafayette, CA
Welcome to May's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of April. The number of active listings was stable from one year earlier, and up 35% from the previous month. These latest figures mean that buyers had a greater selection of homes to choose from compared to the previous month. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 1.7-million dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 28%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 1.4-million dollars. The number of units sold decreased 24% year-over-year, and increased 19% month-over-month. Despite a slight annual decrease, this upward monthly sales trend indicates positive momentum. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Lafayette, CA
Area Information for Lafayette, CA
  • Population: 23,826
  • Median Age: 46.62 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 28 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 1,615/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 2.01%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: Saint Mary College Of California
  • Closest Jr. College: Carrington College-pleasant Hill
  • Median Household Income: $133,914
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 8%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $1,150,500
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Golden State Warriors
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 26.35%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Lafayette, CA
Median Age: 46.62 Married: 50% Number of Households: 9,247 Households with Children: 3,210
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Lafayette, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Meher Schools 0.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Legacy Academy 0.7 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Acalanes Center For Independent Study 0.8 mi Public 9-12 2 2
      Acalanes Adult Education Center 0.8 mi Public UNGRADE-UNGRADE 0 0
      Tice Creek 1.0 mi Public K-8 0 0
      Contra Costa Jewish Community Center 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Springstone Community High School 1.1 mi Private 9-12 0 0
      The Springstone School 1.1 mi Private 6-12 0 0
      St. Mary Of The Immaculate Conception School 1.1 mi Catholic K-8 0 0
      Diablo Valley Montessori 1.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      The Child Day School Lafayette 1.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Acalanes High School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      Las Lomas High School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 5 4
      St. Perpetua 1.5 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      M. H. Stanley Middle School 1.6 mi Public 6-8 5 0
      Burton Valley Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Springhill Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Lafayette Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Murwood Elementary School 2.1 mi Public K-5 4 0
      Parkmead Elementary School 2.2 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Walnut Heights Elementary School 2.6 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Contra Costa Jewish Day School 2.7 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Happy Valley Elementary School 3.4 mi Public K-5 5 0
      Bentley Upper 3.7 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2015. School Performance data by School Review data by
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.