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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 $47,848 in 2017, the latest figures available. Lafayette median household income is $1,703 higher than the median Louisiana household income and $12,488 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Lafayette median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Lafayette are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Louisiana $46,145 +0.06% -0.07%
Lafayette $47,848 +3.15% -5.14%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Lafayette is $47,848. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $54,288 and is now $6,440 (11.86%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,386 in 2016, real median household income for Lafayette has now grown by $1,462 (3.15%).

Real Median Household Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2017 $60,336 $46,145 $47,848
2016 $58,856 $46,117 $46,386
2015 $57,709 $47,313 $50,047
2014 $55,613 $46,179 $50,442
2013 $55,072 $46,549 $50,703
2012 $54,948 $45,934 $50,072
2011 $55,162 $45,585 $47,331
2010 $56,388 $47,891 $52,651
2009 $57,519 $48,666 $54,288
2008 $59,382 $49,914 $52,834
2007 $60,135 $48,504 $51,303
2006 $59,051 $47,943 $50,339

Lafayette Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Lafayette was $59,142 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana family income, Lafayette median family income is $1,368 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Louisiana $60,510 +3.04% +3.20%
Lafayette $59,142 +3.20% -4.49%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Lafayette is $59,142. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $67,687 and is now $8,545 (12.62%) lower. From a post peak low of $57,308 in 2016, real median family income for Lafayette has now grown by $1,834 (3.20%).

Real Median Family Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2017 $73,891 $60,510 $59,142
2016 $72,591 $58,727 $57,308
2015 $70,627 $61,009 $63,569
2014 $68,313 $58,635 $61,925
2013 $67,488 $58,888 $64,811
2012 $66,880 $57,823 $64,305
2011 $67,126 $58,547 $67,393
2010 $68,289 $59,103 $65,814
2009 $69,958 $61,190 $67,687
2008 $72,321 $61,589 $65,127
2007 $72,500 $60,119 $66,915
2006 $71,330 $58,819 $64,512

Lafayette Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Lafayette was $25,248 in 2017. Compared to the median Louisiana per capita income, Lafayette median per capita income is $637 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Lafayette will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette Louisiana

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Louisiana $25,885 -1.26% +0.70%
Lafayette $25,248 -0.95% -7.81%

Trends in Lafayette, LA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Lafayette is $25,248. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $30,320 and is now $5,072 (16.73%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Lafayette, Louisiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Lafayette

Date US Louisiana Lafayette
2017 $32,397 $25,885 $25,248
2016 $31,798 $26,216 $25,491
2015 $31,019 $26,339 $27,843
2014 $29,942 $25,704 $27,386
2013 $29,706 $26,029 $27,335
2012 $29,221 $25,457 $29,571
2011 $29,173 $24,994 $29,075
2010 $29,361 $25,759 $26,939
2009 $30,246 $26,307 $29,906
2008 $31,488 $26,599 $29,915
2007 $31,629 $25,995 $30,320
2006 $30,795 $24,823 $29,489