Lafayette Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lafayette, LA

General Lafayette Information

State: Louisiana

County: Lafayette Parish

Close cities: Breaux Bridge, LA, Milton, LA, Broussard, LA, Scott, LA, Carencro, LA, Youngsville, LA, Church Point, LA, Maurice, LA

Lafayette Population (census data)
Total 113,544 (+3.6% since 2000)
Male 54,742 (48.2%)
Female 58,802 (51.8%)

Population Density: 2,386 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.9 (US Avg is 100)

Lafayette Elevation: 41 feet above sea level

Land Area: 47.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,630

Zip Codes: 70508, 70507, 70501, 70596, 70504, 70593, 70505, 70503, 70509, 70502, 70598, and 70506.

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Lafayette Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (67.1%)
  • Black (28.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (16.9%)
  • United States (8.9%)
  • French Canadian (8.4%)
  • German (7.1%)
  • Irish (6.1%)
  • English (6.0%)
Foriegn Born: 3,536 people (3.1%)
  • Asia (53.6%)
  • Latin America (25.0%)
  • Europe (21.4%)

Local Lafayette Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: , Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: University of Louisiana, , Southern University, , Louisiana State University

Lafayette School Information

High Schools
Acadiana High School (315 Rue Du Belier, Lafayette, LA, 70506 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Acadiana High School AOF (315 Rue du Be'lier, Lafayette, LA, 70506 - Lafayette Parish School System District)
Carencro High School (721 West Butcher Switch Road, Lafayette, LA, 70507 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Carencro High School AOIT (721 West Butcher Switch, Lafayette, LA, 70507 - Lafayette Parish School System District)
Lafayette Charter High School (516 East Pinhook Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Lafayette High School (3000 West Congress Street, Lafayette, LA, 70506 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Northside High School (301 Dunand Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
O. Comeaux High School (100 West Bluebird Drive, Lafayette, LA, 70508 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Middle Schools
Acadian Middle School (4201 Moss Street, Lafayette, LA, 70507 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Edgar Martin Middle School (401 Broadmoor Boulevard, Lafayette, LA, 70503 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
L. J. Alleman Middle School (600 Roselawn Boulevard, Lafayette, LA, 70503 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Lafayette Middle School (1301 West University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, 70506 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
N. P. Moss Middle School (805 Teurlings Drive, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Paul Breaux Middle School (1400 South Orange Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Alice N. Boucher Elementary School (400 Patterson Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Broadmoor Elementary School (609 Broadmoor Boulevard, Lafayette, LA, 70503 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Evangeline Elementary School (610 East Butcher Switch Road, Lafayette, LA, 70507 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
J. W. Faulk Elementary School (711 East Willow Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Live Oak Elementary School (3020 North University Avenue, Lafayette, LA, 70507 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Myrtle Place Elementary School (1100 Myrtle Place Boulevard, Lafayette, LA, 70506 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Ossun Elementary School (400 Rue Scholastique, Lafayette, LA, 70507 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Plantation Elementary School (1801 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, LA, 70508 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Prairie Elementary School (2910 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette, LA, 70506 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
S. J. Montgomery Elementary School (600 Foreman Drive, Lafayette, LA, 70506 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Truman Elementary School (200 Clara Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Woodvale Elementary School (100 Leon Drive, Lafayette, LA, 70503 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
Other/Private Schools
W. D. Smith Career Center (200 18th Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School Board District)
W.D. Smith Career Center AOHT (200 18th Street, Lafayette, LA, 70501 - Lafayette Parish School System District)

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