Lafayette Real Estate Market Overview

Could Lafayette, LA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Lafayette. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Lafayette such as Yo...ungsville and Carencro. When you’re ready, Trulia has 644 resale and new homes in Lafayette lined up for you, including 47 open houses, and 198 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$269,683

Average Listing Price

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644

Homes For Sale

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$1,350

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Lafayette show a 5% week-over-week rise in average listing price and a 4% rise in median rent per month.


Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Lafayette can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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4

Counts of Shooting

2

Counts of Vehicle Stop

1

Count of Assault


Best Schools in Lafayette

There are 27 schools in Lafayette.

Elementary Schools
9

Woodvale Elementary School

Public, PK - 4

8

Broadmoor Elementary School

Public, K - 4

8

Plantation Elementary School

Public, K - 5

Middle Schools
9

L.J. Alleman Middle School

Public, 5 - 8

8

Edgar Martin Middle School

Public, 5 - 8

6

Paul Breaux Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
8

Lafayette High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

O. Comeaux High School

Public, 9 - 12

6

Acadiana High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Lafayette by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
40%
Single residents
Home owners
62%
Home owners
Median age
35
Median age
Household income
$46,858
Median household income
College educated
32%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Lafayette commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
97% commute by car
0% commute by bike
0% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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