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Lafayette Parish Louisiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Lafayette Parish Louisiana area was $52,265 in 2017, the latest figures available. Lafayette Parish median household income is $6,120 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $8,071 less than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Lafayette Parish median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Lafayette Parish are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lafayette Parish Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Louisiana $46,145 +0.06% -0.07%
Lafayette Parish $52,265 +2.39% -1.24%

Trends in Lafayette Parish, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lafayette is $52,265. Real median household income peaked in 2013 at $61,079 and is now $8,814 (14.43%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lafayette Parish

Date US Louisiana Lafayette Parish
2017 $60,336 $46,145 $52,265
2016 $58,856 $46,117 $51,044
2015 $57,709 $47,313 $53,784
2014 $55,613 $46,179 $52,921
2013 $55,072 $46,549 $61,079
2012 $54,948 $45,934 $50,637
2011 $55,162 $45,585 $49,340
2010 $56,388 $47,891 $54,497
2009 $57,519 $48,666 $55,032
2008 $59,382 $49,914 $55,080
2007 $60,135 $48,504 $52,171
2006 $59,051 $47,943 $51,426

Lafayette Parish Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lafayette Parish was $68,599 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Lafayette Parish median family income is $8,089 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Lafayette Parish will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Lafayette Parish Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Louisiana $60,510 +3.04% +3.20%
Lafayette Parish $68,599 +5.19% +0.76%

Trends in Lafayette Parish, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lafayette is $68,599. Real median family income peaked in 2013 at $77,775 and is now $9,176 (11.80%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lafayette Parish

Date US Louisiana Lafayette Parish
2017 $73,891 $60,510 $68,599
2016 $72,591 $58,727 $65,217
2015 $70,627 $61,009 $71,956
2014 $68,313 $58,635 $68,082
2013 $67,488 $58,888 $77,775
2012 $66,880 $57,823 $65,614
2011 $67,126 $58,547 $69,263
2010 $68,289 $59,103 $68,084
2009 $69,958 $61,190 $67,756
2008 $72,321 $61,589 $70,406
2007 $72,500 $60,119 $72,535
2006 $71,330 $58,819 $64,790

Lafayette Parish Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lafayette Parish was $29,326 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Lafayette Parish median per capita income is $3,441 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Lafayette Parish will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette Parish Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Louisiana $25,885 -1.26% +0.70%
Lafayette Parish $29,326 -1.21% -4.87%

Trends in Lafayette Parish, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lafayette is $29,326. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $31,893 and is now $2,567 (8.05%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,034 in 2010, real per capita income for Lafayette has now grown by $1,292 (4.61%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette Parish

Date US Louisiana Lafayette Parish
2017 $32,397 $25,885 $29,326
2016 $31,798 $26,216 $29,686
2015 $31,019 $26,339 $31,893
2014 $29,942 $25,704 $30,828
2013 $29,706 $26,029 $30,949
2012 $29,221 $25,457 $30,894
2011 $29,173 $24,994 $30,494
2010 $29,361 $25,759 $28,034
2009 $30,246 $26,307 $31,359
2008 $31,488 $26,599 $31,198
2007 $31,629 $25,995 $31,893
2006 $30,795 $24,823 $30,663