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Where is Lafourche Parish, Louisiana?

location of Lafourche county on a map

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

With a total 3,804.52 sq. km of land and water area, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana is the 457th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 98,020 people, Lafourche Parish has a total 39163 households earning 50572 on average per year.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 22057
Area Codes 985
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Thibodaux (population: 43,312), Raceland (population: 14,433), Cut Off (population: 9,826), Larose (population: 7,193), Lockport (population: 7,177), Galliano (population: 4,967), Golden Meadow (population: 3,065), Gheens (population: 1,048), Mathews (population: 125)
Land Area 37,846 sq miles
Water Area 1,068 sq miles
Household Income $50,572
Housing Units 39,163
Median Home Value $126,500
High School Grads 74% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 15% of population
Retail Spending $9,878 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $106,618 per capita
Universities and Colleges Nicholls State University, Louisiana Technical College-Lafourche Campus

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.