Lafayette Parish , Louisiana

Lafayette Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Lafayette Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 221,578 and a population density of 317 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 246,518 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lafayette. The county was created 199 years ago in 1823.

Lafayette Parish Quick Facts

Population : 246,518 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Different from : Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County
Area : 700 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 33 feet / 10 meters
Capital : Lafayette
Establishment : January 01, 1823
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:54:28 (22nd January 2022)
Density : 352 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 29℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Lafayette Parish locator map
Location of Lafayette Parish on Louisiana map.
Lafayette Parish Courthouse image
Lafayette Parish Courthouse
Lafayette Parish Courthouse image

Geography

Lafayette Parish is located at 30°12'24"N 92°3'50"W (30.2067700, -92.0638800). It has 5 neighbors: Acadia Parish, Iberia Parish, Saint Landry Parish, Saint Martin Parish and Vermilion Parish.

Lafayette Parish map

Lafayette Parish Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lafayette Parish.

City Name Population Title
Lafayette 126,535 Fourth-largest city in Louisiana
Youngsville 15,262 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States of America
Broussard 11,303 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette and St.
Carencro 9,945 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States
Scott 8,787 Suburb city of Lafayette, located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States
Duson 1,761 Town of the United States

Weather

Lafayette Parish forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Lafayette Parish has 5 neighbours.

  • Lafayette

Demographics

The population of Lafayette Parish increased by 10.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 221,578 - census
2011 224,673 1.38% estimation process
2012 227,298 1.15% estimation process
2013 231,471 1.8% estimation process
2014 235,695 1.79% estimation process
2015 239,332 1.52% estimation process
2016 241,275 0.81% estimation process
2017 241,756 0.2% estimation process
2018 243,113 0.56% estimation process
2019 244,390 0.52% estimation process
2020 246,518 0.86% estimation process

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People born in Lafayette Parish (1)

American politician (1804-1885) Alexandre Mouton was born in Lafayette Parish

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