Lafayette (zip 70506), Louisiana 

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Population

42,132

+2.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$42,498

Median Home Price

$142,300

Best Places to Live in Lafayette (zip 70506), Louisiana

Small city - South-central Louisiana, 130 miles west of New Orleans. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in the 70506 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Cost of living
Possible future growth
Winter climate
Cons
Hot, humid summers
Crime rates
Isolation
 $313,605 
410 Atmos Energy Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2610 SqFt
 $159,900 
127 Rue Argenteuil
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1085 SqFt
 $90,000 
101 Wilbourn Blvd Apt 901
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1150 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Lafayette Metro Area

Lafayette is a small city in south-central Louisiana, and like many small Southern cities, it has a modest downtown area with patches of decline and renewal, and a fair amount of sprawl along major arteries. Oil and gas are the main industries, but the University of Louisiana has a 17,000 student campus in town and adds some vitality. The heart of Cajun country, Lafayette is a center for the flavors, sounds, and history of that colorful culture.


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City: Lafayette
Zip Codes: Lafayette (zip 70506)
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 64 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lafayette (zip 70506) is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette (zip 70506) jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette (zip 70506)'s cost of living is 13.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lafayette (zip 70506)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and November are the most pleasant months in the 70506 zip code, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Lafayette parish voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lafayette (zip 70506)'s population is 42,132 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lafayette (zip 70506) is $142,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lafayette (zip 70506) public schools spend $10,343 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Lafayette (zip 70506). More Education



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NEW LISTINGS IN 70506
$313,605
410 Atmos Energy Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$159,900
127 Rue Argenteuil
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$90,000
101 Wilbourn Blvd Apt 901
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$168,850
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Bed N/A | Bath 0

$190,000
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Bed 3 | Bath 2

$225,000
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Bed 3 | Bath 3

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