The unemployment rate in Lafayette Metro Area is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette Metro Area's cost of living is 17.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in the Lafayette metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Lafayette metro area remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.1% to 30.2%. More Voting Stats
Lafayette Metro Area's population is 489,759 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.2%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Lafayette Metro Area is Real Estate: $161,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.3%.
Lafayette Metro Area public schools spend $10,228 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Lafayette Metro Area. More Education