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Lafayette is a city in and the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States, on the Vermilion River. The population was 110,257 at the 2000 census; a 2007 census estimate put the metropolitan area's population at 256,494. It is the fourth largest city in the state. It is the larger principal city of the Lafayette-Acadiana, LA Combined Statistical Area, which, in 2007, had an estimated total population of 538,470. The city was founded as Vermilionville in 1821 by a French-speaking Acadian named Jean Mouton. In 1884, it was renamed for General Lafayette, a French military hero who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the American Revolutionary War. The city's economy was primarily based on agriculture until the 1940s, when the petroleum and natural ga... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Lafayette County133,763 Population (as of 2000)
Louisiana State154,009 Population (current)
95.8 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.1 Square Miles of Water$104,420 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$38,046 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
5,671 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$605,748,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
87,855 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$2,523,604,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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