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Lafayette Louisiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lafayette Louisiana metro area was $45,409 in 2016, the latest figures available. Lafayette median household income is $263 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $12,208 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Lafayette median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Lafayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Louisiana $45,146 -2.50% -0.79%
Lafayette $45,409 -7.29% -8.39%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lafayette is $45,409. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $53,024 and is now $7,615 (14.36%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2016 $57,617 $45,146 $45,409
2015 $56,480 $46,305 $48,981
2014 $54,398 $45,170 $49,340
2013 $53,838 $45,507 $49,567
2012 $53,701 $44,892 $48,936
2011 $53,879 $44,525 $46,230
2010 $55,093 $46,791 $51,442
2009 $56,180 $47,534 $53,024
2008 $58,000 $48,752 $51,605
2007 $58,736 $47,375 $50,110
2006 $57,677 $46,827 $49,168
2005 $56,832 $45,140 $49,154

Lafayette Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lafayette was $56,101 in 2016. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Lafayette median family income is $1,389 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Louisiana $57,490 -3.72% -0.14%
Lafayette $56,101 -9.83% -11.46%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lafayette is $56,101. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $66,111 and is now $10,010 (15.14%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2016 $71,062 $57,490 $56,101
2015 $69,122 $59,709 $62,214
2014 $66,820 $57,354 $60,572
2013 $65,977 $57,570 $63,359
2012 $65,363 $56,511 $62,846
2011 $65,564 $57,185 $65,825
2010 $66,721 $57,746 $64,302
2009 $68,329 $59,766 $66,111
2008 $70,638 $60,156 $63,612
2007 $70,813 $58,721 $65,358
2006 $69,670 $57,450 $63,011
2005 $68,618 $56,203 $61,275

Lafayette Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lafayette was $24,954 in 2016. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Lafayette median per capita income is $710 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Louisiana $25,664 -0.44% +0.86%
Lafayette $24,954 -8.43% -6.62%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lafayette is $24,954. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,615 and is now $4,661 (15.74%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2016 $31,128 $25,664 $24,954
2015 $30,358 $25,778 $27,250
2014 $29,288 $25,142 $26,788
2013 $29,041 $25,446 $26,722
2012 $28,558 $24,880 $28,900
2011 $28,494 $24,412 $28,399
2010 $28,687 $25,167 $26,320
2009 $29,542 $25,694 $29,210
2008 $30,755 $25,980 $29,219
2007 $30,894 $25,390 $29,615
2006 $30,078 $24,245 $28,803
2005 $30,768 $24,988 $26,770