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Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA&

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Population
114,926
3.03% growth
Median Age
34.3
Median Household Income
$64,267
2.47% growth
Poverty Rate
11.5%
Number of Employees
60,166
3.44% growth
Median Property Value
$202,100
3.53% growth

About the photo: Photo taken at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus.

Economy

The economy of Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA employs 60,166 people. The economy of Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services, which employ respectively 18.03; 1.43; and 1.31 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (7,562), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (6,556), and Retail trade (6,322), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($70,610), Transportation & Warehousing ($54,505), and Utilities ($54,375).

Median household income in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is $64,267. Males in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA have an average income that is 1.47 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,706. The income inequality of Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.547 which is higher than the national average.

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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA. In Louisiana the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to N/A primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of N/A. Orleans Parish, LA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Louisiana.

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Diversity

Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is home to a population of 114,926 people, from which 96.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is composed of 90,191 White residents (78.5%), 15,051 Black residents (13.1%), 5,076 Hispanic residents (4.42%), 2,109 Two+ residents (1.84%), and 2,062 Asian residents (1.79%). The most common foreign languages in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA are French (5,685 speakers), Spanish (4,313 speakers), and Vietnamese (646 speakers), but compared to other places, Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA has a relative high number of French (5,685 speakers), Persian (309 speakers), and Vietnamese (646 speakers).

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In 2015 universities in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA awarded 4,186 degrees. The student population of Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is skewed towards females, with 1,349 male students and 2,837 female students. Most students in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA are White (2,631 and 62.9%), followed by Black or African American (1,083 and 25.9%), Hispanic or Latino (105 and 2.51%), and Unknown (69 and 1.65%). The largest universities in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA by number of graduates are University of Louisiana at Lafayette (3,116 and 74.4%), Unitech Training Academy-Lafayette (241 and 5.76%), and Infinity College (185 and 4.42%). The most popular majors in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA are Registered Nursing (378 and 9%), General Studies (260 and 6.21%), and Physical Education Teaching & Coaching (143 and 3.42%). The median tuition costs in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,407 and $19,135 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is $202,100, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $195,200 to $202,100, a 3.53% increase. The homeownership rate of Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is 66.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lafayette Parish (South) PUMA, LA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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