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Data Research in Lafayette, LA

Lafayette by the Numbers

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PERSONAL PER CAPITA INCOME
$58,963
LAFAYETTE PARISH, 2022
RETAIL SALES
$2,786,996,301
YTD ESTIMATED TAXABLE SALES, APRIL 2024
UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
3.0%
LAFAYETTE PARISH, APRIL 2024

DEMOGRAPHICS
CITY
PARISH/COUNTY
MSA
2023 Population
123,274
249,400 483,381
Median Age
36.8
36.6
37.5
Educational Attainment:
For population 25+

• High School Graduate/GED
27.3% 30.1%
37.2%
• Some College / Associate Degree
22.9% 24.4%
24.0%
• Bachelor’s Degree 25.5% 24.3%
18.3%
• Advanced Degree
14.8% 11.8%
8.1%
Households
53,723
100,780 191,865
Average Household Income
$87,015
$91,431
$81,494
Households > $100K Income
25.5%
30.0%
25.8%

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