Lafayette Parish Population 2018

Lafayette Parish's estimated population is 242,485 with a growth rate of 0.31% 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
2017242,4857390.31%
2016241,7462,0810.87%
2015239,6653,8311.62%
2014235,8344,4161.91%
2013231,4184,2211.86%
2012227,1972,8221.26%
2011224,3752,2161.00%
2010222,15957,39734.84%
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

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Lafayette Parish Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White168,34869.43%
Black or African American62,32325.70%
Asian4,0661.68%
Two or More Races3,6001.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native9560.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1360.06%

Lafayette Parish Population Pyramid

0k2k4k6k8k10k12k Male Population0k2k4k6k8k10k12k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050

Population of Cities in Lafayette Parish

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lafayette12119412762664325.31%
Lafayette12119412762664325.31%
Youngsville810412709460556.82%
Youngsville810412709460556.82%
Broussard 839411507311337.09%
Broussard 833211421308937.07%
Carencro76348752111814.65%
Carencro76348752111814.65%
Scott844187332923.46%
Scott844187332923.46%
Duson 1746175480.46%
Duson 14981510120.80%
Duson 248244-4-1.61%
Broussard 62862438.71%
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