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Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

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Population:

  • Total Population: 190,503
  • Males: 92,165
  • Females: 98,338

Ethnicity:

  • White: 137,867
  • Black/African American: 44,926
  • Hispanic: 3,400
  • Native American/Eskimo: 401
  • Asian: 2,142
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 34
  • Other: 122
  • 2 or more: 1,611

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (144,400)
  2. French (24,155)
  3. Spanish (3,055)
  4. Cajun (1,145)
  5. French Creole (680)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 4,763

  1. Mexico (497)
  2. India (449)
  3. Vietnam (435)
  4. Canada (264)
  5. United Kingdom (221)
  6. Cuba (174)
  7. Germany (173)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (122,385)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (12,358)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (5,977)
  4. Assemblies of God (2,038)
  5. Episcopal Church (1,714)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 55,657
    • Sensory: 6,432
    • Physical: 13,244
    • Mental: 8,839
    • Self-care: 4,224
    • Go outside home: 10,274
    • Employment: 13,203

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,762

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 72,372
    • Utility gas: 23,711
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,037
    • Electricity: 47,323
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 54
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 46
    • Solar Energy: 7
    • Other fuel: 39
    • No fuel used: 155

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 128,385
    • No vehicle: 8,846
    • 1 or more vehicle: 119,539

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,819
    • No High School: 7,657
    • Some High School: 13,954
    • High School: 33,699
    • Some College: 25,143
    • Associate's Degree: 4,321
    • College Degree: 20,592
    • Master's Degree: 5,700
    • Professional Degree: 2,341
    • Doctoral Degree: 957

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 72,372
    • Owners with phone: 47,317
    • Owners without phone: 486
    • Renters with phone: 23,304
    • Renters without phone: 1,265

    10 closest counties:

    1. St. Martin Parish, Louisiana
    2. Vermilion Parish, Louisiana
    3. Iberia Parish, Louisiana
    4. Acadia Parish, Louisiana
    5. St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
    6. Evangeline Parish, Louisiana
    7. Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana
    8. Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
    9. Iberville Parish, Louisiana
    10. West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    70501, 70502, 70503, 70504, 70505, 70506, 70507, 70508, 70509, 70518, 70520, 70529, 70558, 70583, 70592, 70593, 70596, 70598

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KAKW-TV ( TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KLFY-TV ( TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KTFN ( TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KVEO ( TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KATC (60 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KTSM-TV (186 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KADN (476 TV) CARENCRO, LA
    • KPEJ (530 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KYLE (554 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KMSS-TV (584 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • WVLA (584 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KBCA (632 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KWKT (650 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • WEVV (650 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • WGMB (650 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KSHV (656 TV) SHREVEPORT, LA
    • WNTZ (674 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KFXK (692 TV) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KRVS (88.7 FM) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KFTE (96.5 FM) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KMDL (97.3 FM) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KTSJ (105.9 FM) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KRKA (107.9 FM) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KJCB (770 AM) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KPEL (1420 AM) LAFAYETTE, LA
    • KLCL (1470 AM) LAKE CHARLES, LA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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