Basic information about the Lafayette Parish
The Lafayette Parish is located in the state of Louisiana. This county occupies 270 square miles, with 1 square miles being water areas. There are 221.578 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Lafayette Parish citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (69.37%), followed by Black or African American (25.76%) and Two or More races (1.62%). There are 87.027 households in the county, while 63,84% of them are family households and 36,16% represent non family households. There are 8 cities and towns in Lafayette Parish. The most populated city is Lafayette city and the smallest town or village is Duson town.