Lafayette Parish, LA

Population 227,055

Lafayette Parish, LA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 11.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.9%

Registered Offenders

15.22% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

850 Found nearby

Unemployment

Moderate 8.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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48 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 48 K-12 public schools in Lafayette Parish, LA and 19 private schools. Homefacts rates Lafayette Parish's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

481 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$212,000 compared to August 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11.8%
  • Rented
    30.8%
  • Owned
    57.4%

1,812 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lafayette Parish, LA issued 1,812 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,812 permits, 1697 were issued for single family homes and 115 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lafayette Parish, LA issued 1,323 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,323 permits, 1180 were issued for single family homes and 143 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Lafayette Parish , LA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $618
  • 1 Bedroom: $751
  • 2 Bedrooms: $865
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,127
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,259

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Environmental Hazards

850 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Lafayette Parish, LA
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Lafayette Parish, LA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Lafayette Parish, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.73 Average
    Lafayette Parish, LA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 53.18°
  • February 56.23°
  • March 62.73°
  • April 69.78°
  • May 76.53°
  • June 83°
  • July 83.3°
  • August 83.94°
  • September 78.93°
  • October 69.38°
  • November 60.7°
  • December 53.05°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lafayette Parish, LA

Earthquakes
Lafayette Parish, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Lafayette Parish, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Lafayette Parish, LA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Lafayette Parish, LA has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lafayette Parish, LA: $49,969

Unemployment

Unemployment in Lafayette Parish is 8.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 8.1% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.86%
White Collar - 58.14%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

115 FCC Towers view all