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Where is Lafayette Parish, Louisiana?

location of Lafayette county on a map

Lafayette Parish is a county equivalent area found in Louisiana, USA. The parish government of Lafayette is found in the parish seat of Lafayette.

With a total 697.25 sq. km of land and water area, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana is the 2902nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 235,644 people, Lafayette Parish has a total 95876 households earning 51462 on average per year.

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 22055
Area Codes 337
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Lafayette (population: 155,453), Youngsville (population: 19,322), Carencro (population: 18,853), Broussard (population: 12,567), Duson (population: 12,036), Scott (population: 11,967), Milton (population: 137)
Land Area 90,983 sq miles
Water Area 269 sq miles
Household Income $51,462
Housing Units 95,876
Median Home Value $162,500
High School Grads 86% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 28% of population
Retail Spending $18,588 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $584,645 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.