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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 $50,825 in 2018, the latest figures available. Lafayette median household income is $2,920 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $11,112 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Lafayette median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Lafayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Louisiana $47,905 +1.34% -1.16%
Lafayette $50,825 +3.69% -0.86%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lafayette is $50,825. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $55,611 and is now $4,786 (8.61%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,516 in 2016, real median household income for Lafayette has now grown by $3,309 (6.96%).

Real Median Household Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2018 $61,937 $47,905 $50,825
2017 $61,807 $47,270 $49,014
2016 $60,291 $47,241 $47,516
2015 $59,116 $48,466 $51,267
2014 $56,969 $47,305 $51,672
2013 $56,415 $47,684 $51,939
2012 $56,288 $47,054 $51,294
2011 $56,507 $46,697 $48,485
2010 $57,762 $49,058 $53,934
2009 $58,921 $49,853 $55,611
2008 $60,829 $51,130 $54,122
2007 $61,601 $49,686 $52,553

Lafayette Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lafayette was $63,505 in 2018. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Lafayette median family income is $1,658 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Louisiana $61,847 -0.22% -1.04%
Lafayette $63,505 +4.82% -2.48%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lafayette is $63,505. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $69,337 and is now $5,832 (8.41%) lower. From a post peak low of $58,705 in 2016, real median family income for Lafayette has now grown by $4,800 (8.18%).

Real Median Family Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2018 $76,401 $61,847 $63,505
2017 $75,692 $61,985 $60,584
2016 $74,360 $60,158 $58,705
2015 $72,348 $62,496 $65,118
2014 $69,978 $60,065 $63,435
2013 $69,134 $60,324 $66,391
2012 $68,512 $59,233 $65,873
2011 $68,763 $59,975 $69,036
2010 $69,953 $60,543 $67,418
2009 $71,663 $62,682 $69,337
2008 $74,083 $63,090 $66,714
2007 $74,267 $61,585 $68,546

Lafayette Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lafayette was $27,022 in 2018. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Lafayette median per capita income is $252 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Louisiana $27,274 +2.86% +1.09%
Lafayette $27,022 +4.48% -5.26%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lafayette is $27,022. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $31,059 and is now $4,037 (13.00%) lower. From a post peak low of $25,863 in 2017, real per capita income for Lafayette has now grown by $1,159 (4.48%).

Real Per Capita Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2018 $33,831 $27,274 $27,022
2017 $33,187 $26,516 $25,863
2016 $32,573 $26,855 $26,112
2015 $31,775 $26,981 $28,522
2014 $30,672 $26,331 $28,054
2013 $30,431 $26,663 $28,001
2012 $29,934 $26,078 $30,292
2011 $29,884 $25,603 $29,784
2010 $30,077 $26,387 $27,595
2009 $30,984 $26,948 $30,635
2008 $32,255 $27,247 $30,644
2007 $32,400 $26,629 $31,059