The table below compares Lafayette Parish to the other 64 parishes and parish equivalents in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 6||92nd|
|Population Density1||# 4||95th|
|Diversity Index2||# 35||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 13||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 3||97th|
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|Population in Households||227,558|
|Population in Familes||177,147|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||5,150|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||99,685 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||56,881 (57.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||35,504 (35.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||7,300 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$171,242|
|Average Home Value||$207,916|
|Median Household Income||$50,129|
|Average Household Income||$70,461|
|Per Capita Income||$28,263|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.21%|
|Per Capita Income||2.36%|
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