The unemployment rate in Lafayette County is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette County jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette County's cost of living is 10.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Lafayette parish remained overwhelmingly Republican, 63.3% to 34.7%. More Voting Stats
Lafayette County's population is 246,518 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 10.5%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Lafayette County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.3%.
Lafayette County public schools spend $10,471 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Lafayette County. More Education