Lafayette Parish Population 2017

Lafayette Parish's estimated population is 241,398 with a growth rate of 0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lafayette Parish is the 6th largest county in Louisiana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016241,3981,9690.82%
2015239,4293,7731.60%
2014235,6564,4091.91%
2013231,2474,1641.83%
2012227,0832,7861.24%
2011224,2972,1190.95%
2010222,17857,41634.85%
1990164,76214,7459.83%
1980150,01740,30136.73%
1970109,71625,06029.60%
196084,65626,91346.61%
195057,74313,80231.41%
194043,9415,11413.17%
193038,8277,98625.89%
192030,8412,1087.34%
191028,7335,90825.88%
190022,8256,85942.96%
189015,9662,73120.63%
188013,2352,84727.41%
187010,3881,38515.38%
18609,0032,28333.97%
18506,720-1,121-14.30%
18407,8412,18838.71%
18305,6530.00%

Lafayette Parish Population Growth

Population Data via

Lafayette Parish Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White168,34869.74%
Black or African American62,32325.82%
Asian4,0661.68%
Two or More Races3,6001.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native9560.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1360.06%

Lafayette Parish Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k12kLafayette Parish Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k12kLafayette Parish Female Population
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990