Learn more about homes in Lafayette, LA

Welcome to Lafayette, LA

Lafayette, Louisiana is the fastest growing city in the state. We are the “Hub” of an eight Parish (County) region which includes Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion Parishes.

Sometimes referred to as “Cajun Country” we are rich in French heritage with Spanish; American Indian and African Influences. Our calendar is packed with spring and fall festivals that feature not only Cajun & Zyedeco music but artists from around the world. You will also find year-round golf, hunting, and fishing, and of course world-famous Cajun cuisine.

Home to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL), the university brings a rich mixture of researchers and scholars to the area, which keeps Lafayette on the forefront of academic and economic research and development. Lafayette is also home to the Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise, known as the LITE center. This center is a $20 million dollars facility which houses state-of –the art immersive visualization; the world’s largest 3D theater and one of the fastest supercomputers in the world.

Lafayette has a population of over 212,000 and is a major player in the worldwide oil and natural gas industry as well as manufacturing, agriculture, health care, restaurant, retail, tourism and real estate industries. Recently Lafayette initiated the Fiber Optic Network which delivers enhanced TV, Internet and Phone Service to the home.

Our overall housing market has remained stable in comparison to many other markets throughout the U.S. We have everything from master planned communities, historic plantations, garden home, townhomes and patio home developments.

Whether you are looking for a business venture, a cottage in the country, a plantation home or a gated community, everyone is welcome. Come stay a night or a lifetime, I promise you will “pass a good time.”

Weather in Lafayette

The average high temperatures in Lafayette range from 61 in January to 91 in July

Average home income in Lafayette

The average household income of a Lafayette resident is $71,099 with an average home value of $183,311

Population of Lafayette

Lafayette has 152,376 residents.

Home ownership in Lafayette

The average level of home ownership in Lafayette is 57%.

Education breakdown of Lafayette

Education levels of residents of Lafayette include: highschool 26%, associate 4%, bachelor 22%, graduate 9%.

Households in Lafayette

Lafayette has 61,543 homes, built on average 40 years ago.