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Where is Lafayette, LA?

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Lafayette is a city found in Louisiana, The United States Of America. It is located 30.22 latitude and -92.02 longitude and it is situated at elevation 15 meters above sea level.

Lafayette has a population of 120,623 making it the 6th biggest city in Louisiana. It operates on the CDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as New Orleans.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Louisiana
Population 120,623
Elevation 15 m over sea level
Time Zone CDT
Longitude -92.019840
Latitude 30.224090
Airport Lafayette Regional Airport

Lafayette has a population of around 124982, of which 61137 (48%) are male and 63845 (51%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Lafayette is 36.27, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.04 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Lafayette's 124982 residents, around 122650 (98.10%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 64.30% of the population. Of the remaining population, 38750 are black/African Americans (31.00%), 340 are native Americans (0.30%), 2368 are asians (1.90%), 3 are pacific islanders (0.00%), 808 are other (0.60%).

The median income of households in Lafayette is $46517.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 10.70% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Lafayette, LA Zipcodes

The city of Lafayette has 7 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 70501, 70503, 70506, 70507, 70508, 70518, 70583.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.