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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 $53,493 in 2019, the latest figures available. Lafayette median household income is $2,420 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $12,219 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Lafayette median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Lafayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Louisiana $51,073 +4.72% +6.19%
Lafayette $53,493 +3.38% +10.58%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lafayette is $53,493. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $56,619 and is now $3,126 (5.52%) lower. From a post peak low of $48,377 in 2016, real median household income for Lafayette has now grown by $5,116 (10.58%).

Real Median Household Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2019 $65,712 $51,073 $53,493
2018 $63,059 $48,773 $51,746
2017 $62,927 $48,126 $49,902
2016 $61,383 $48,097 $48,377
2015 $60,187 $49,344 $52,197
2014 $58,001 $48,162 $52,608
2013 $57,437 $48,548 $52,880
2012 $57,307 $47,906 $52,222
2011 $57,531 $47,543 $49,363
2010 $58,809 $49,947 $54,912
2009 $59,988 $50,756 $56,619

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Lafayette Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lafayette was $67,362 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Lafayette median family income is $2,257 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Louisiana $65,105 +3.39% +6.30%
Lafayette $67,362 +4.19% +12.71%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lafayette is $67,362. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $70,593 and is now $3,231 (4.58%) lower. From a post peak low of $59,768 in 2016, real median family income for Lafayette has now grown by $7,594 (12.71%).

Real Median Family Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2019 $80,944 $65,105 $67,362
2018 $77,786 $62,968 $64,656
2017 $77,064 $63,108 $61,681
2016 $75,707 $61,248 $59,768
2015 $73,660 $63,629 $66,298
2014 $71,246 $61,153 $64,584
2013 $70,386 $61,417 $67,594
2012 $69,752 $60,306 $67,066
2011 $70,009 $61,062 $70,287
2010 $71,221 $61,641 $68,640
2009 $72,962 $63,818 $70,593

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Lafayette Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lafayette was $28,659 in 2019. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Lafayette median per capita income is $3 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Louisiana $28,662 +3.22% +4.83%
Lafayette $28,659 +4.17% +7.80%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lafayette is $28,659. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $31,622 and is now $2,963 (9.37%) lower. From a post peak low of $26,332 in 2017, real per capita income for Lafayette has now grown by $2,327 (8.84%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2019 $35,672 $28,662 $28,659
2018 $34,444 $27,768 $27,512
2017 $33,788 $26,996 $26,332
2016 $33,163 $27,341 $26,585
2015 $32,351 $27,470 $29,039
2014 $31,228 $26,808 $28,562
2013 $30,982 $27,146 $28,508
2012 $30,476 $26,550 $30,840
2011 $30,425 $26,067 $30,324
2010 $30,622 $26,865 $28,095
2009 $31,545 $27,436 $31,190

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