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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 $48,370 in 2015, the latest figures available. Lafayette median household income is $2,643 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $7,405 less than the US median household income. 2016 metro income data (including Lafayette median household income) will be released in September of 2017. Median family and per capita income for Lafayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $55,775 +3.83% +5.17%
Louisiana $45,727 +2.51% +3.15%
Lafayette $48,370 -0.73% +0.09%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lafayette is $48,370. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $52,362 and is now $3,992 (7.62%) lower. From a post peak low of $45,667 in 2011, real median household income for Lafayette has now grown by $2,703 (5.92%).

Real Median Household Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2015 $55,775 $45,727 $48,370
2014 $53,719 $44,606 $48,724
2013 $53,166 $44,939 $48,949
2012 $53,031 $44,332 $48,326
2011 $53,223 $43,983 $45,667
2010 $54,405 $46,207 $50,800
2009 $55,478 $46,940 $52,362
2008 $57,276 $48,143 $50,960
2007 $58,003 $46,784 $49,484
2006 $56,957 $46,243 $48,554
2005 $56,122 $44,577 $48,540

Lafayette Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lafayette was $61,438 in 2015. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Lafayette median family income is $2,474 higher. As with the median household income data, 2016 family income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Median Family Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $68,260 +3.45% +5.75%
Louisiana $58,964 +4.11% +5.66%
Lafayette $61,438 +2.71% -1.01%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lafayette is $61,438. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $65,286 and is now $3,848 (5.89%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,816 in 2014, real median family income for Lafayette has now grown by $1,622 (2.71%).

Real Median Family Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2015 $68,260 $58,964 $61,438
2014 $65,986 $56,638 $59,816
2013 $65,153 $56,851 $62,569
2012 $64,548 $55,806 $62,062
2011 $64,766 $56,489 $65,023
2010 $65,888 $57,025 $63,500
2009 $67,476 $59,020 $65,286
2008 $69,756 $59,405 $62,818
2007 $69,929 $57,988 $64,542
2006 $68,801 $56,734 $62,225
2005 $67,761 $55,501 $60,509

Lafayette Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lafayette was $26,910 in 2015. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Lafayette median per capita income is $1,454 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2016 per capita income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2017.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2015 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $29,979 +3.65% +6.30%
Louisiana $25,456 +2.53% +3.61%
Lafayette $26,910 +1.72% -5.71%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lafayette is $26,910. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $29,245 and is now $2,335 (7.98%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,992 in 2010, real per capita income for Lafayette has now grown by $918 (3.53%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2015 $29,979 $25,456 $26,910
2014 $28,922 $24,829 $26,454
2013 $28,678 $25,128 $26,389
2012 $28,202 $24,569 $28,540
2011 $28,147 $24,115 $28,053
2010 $28,329 $24,853 $25,992
2009 $29,174 $25,374 $28,846
2008 $30,371 $25,655 $28,854
2007 $30,508 $25,073 $29,245
2006 $29,703 $23,943 $28,444
2005 $30,384 $24,676 $26,436