The region's legendary joie de vivre and Cajun and Creole cultures are known around the globe, creating a unique environment for work and play.
Lafayette is an energy, medical, transportation, finance, technology, entertainment, education and retail hub. The business base of the parish includes energy services, manufacturing, health care, transportation and distribution, education, technology, finance, tourism and other service-related industries.
The resilience of Lafayette's economy is attributed to our strategic growth, entrepreneurial spirit and skilled workforce that demonstrates a strong work ethic influenced by southern values. With this foundation, Lafayette Parish (County) fosters an economy that supports thriving and diverse industry sectors.