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The parish is in the Lafayette metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 195,707. This was an increase of 2.73% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Lafayette Parish was $29,646. This was an increase of 23.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 96% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
7% of Lafayette Parish residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lafayette Parish ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Lafayette Parish include Anderson Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bodoin Cemetery, Broussard Cemetery, Broussard Cemetery, Green Lawn Memorial Park, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Jewish Cemetery, Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery, Picard Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Lafayette Parish include Broussard, Carencro, Duson, Lafayette, Milton, Scott, Youngsville ... View communities
Colleges in Lafayette Parish include Louisiana Technical College - Lafayette Campus, University of Louisiana at Lafayette ... View colleges
School districts in Lafayette Parish include Lafayette Parish Schools Board ... View school districts
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Libraries in Lafayette Parish include Broussard Branch, Butler Memorial Branch, Carencro Branch, Chenier Center Branch, Duson Branch, Lafayette Parish Library, Milton Branch, Scott Branch, Youngsville Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lafayette Parish include Lafayette Daily Advertiser, Times of Acadiana ... View newspapers
Lafayette Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lafayette Parish political report.
Airports in Lafayette Parish include Lafayette Regional
Hotels in Lafayette Parish include Best Western Posada Ana, Days Inn, Drury Inn Suites Lafayette, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette, Hilton Lafayette & Towers, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, La Quinta Inn, Microtel Inn, Sleep Inn ... More hotels
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