Lafourche Parish , Louisiana

Lafourche Parish: Parish in Louisiana, United States

About

Lafourche Parish is a county located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,318 and a population density of 25 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 97,596 inhabitants. Its county seat is Thibodaux. The county was created 215 years ago in 1806.

Lafourche Parish Quick Facts

Population : 97,596 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
Area : 3831 km2
Water as percent of area : 28%
Land as percent of area : 72%
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Capital : Thibodaux
Establishment : January 01, 1807
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:39:19 (17th May 2022)
Density : 25 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.31% (2010-2020)
Lafourche Parish locator map
Location of Lafourche Parish on Louisiana map.
Lafourche Parish Courthouse image
Lafourche Parish Courthouse
Lafourche Parish Courthouse image

Geography

Lafourche Parish is located at 29°30'1"N 90°24'9"W (29.5003300, -90.4025900). It has 2 neighbors: Assumption Parish and Saint James Parish.

Lafourche Parish map

Lafourche Parish Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Thibodaux 14,411 City in and the parish seat of Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States
Raceland 10,193 City in Greenup County, Kentucky, United States of America
Galliano 7,676 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Larose 7,400 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Cut Off 5,976 Census-designated place (CDP) on the Bayou Lafourche in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States
Chackbay 5,177 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Lockport 2,390 Town in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, United States
Mathews 2,209 Human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America
Golden Meadow 1,935 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Lafourche Parish has 2 neighbours.

  • Thibodaux

Demographics

The population of Lafourche Parish increased by 1.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 96,318 - census
2011 97,078 0.78% estimation process
2012 97,177 0.1% estimation process
2013 97,276 0.1% estimation process
2014 97,886 0.62% estimation process
2015 98,314 0.44% estimation process
2016 98,506 0.19% estimation process
2017 98,123 -0.39% estimation process
2018 97,981 -0.14% estimation process
2019 97,614 -0.38% estimation process
2020 97,596 -0.02% estimation process

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People born in Lafourche Parish (5)

People born in Lafourche Parish, including actress Chloe Bridges, politician, lawyer and judge Edward Douglass White, football player Earl Gros, .

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