Lafayette, LA Real Estate
Lafayette, Louisiana is located in Lafayette Parish. Nearby cities and towns include Scott, Broussard, Carencro, Milton, Ossun, Youngsville, Breaux Bridge, Maurice, Cade, Duson, Parks, Cankton, St. Martinville, Cecilia, Arnaudville, Sunset, Grand Coteau, Henderson, Rayne, Erath, Abbeville, Leonville, Catahoula, Church Point, Delcambre, New Iberia, Branch, Loreauville, Kaplan, Crowley, Opelousas, Lawtell, Lydia, and Port Barre. Lafayette is an urban community with a population of 124,708. The median household income is $45,132. In Lafayette, 39% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 29% of the households. Half the population of Lafayette commutes 16 minutes or less to work, with 60% of residents holding white collar jobs and 40% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Lafayette, LA is 26 years, with 53% of those homes owned, 42% rented, and 6% not occupied. In the previous year, 1296 Lafayette properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Lafayette in the previous year was $187,950.