Latest Data (2015)
Population 127,657
Nationwide Rank 214

Quick Facts

Lafayette, Louisiana is the 214th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Lafayette, Louisiana is a city.

Lafayette, Louisiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Lafayette had its largest population ever.

Lafayette, Louisiana's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lafayette, Louisiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
208 Coral Springs, Florida 8.1%
209 Thousand Oaks, California 10.1%
210 Elizabeth, New Jersey 6.7%
211 Stamford, Connecticut 9.6%
212 Concord, California 5.2%
213 Surprise, Arizona 297.0%
214 Lafayette, Louisiana 14.0%
215 Topeka, Kansas 3.1%
216 Kent, Washington 57.4%
217 Simi Valley, California 13.2%
218 Santa Clara, California 23.2%
219 Murfreesboro, Tennessee 77.9%
220 Hartford, Connecticut -0.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 127,657 214
2014 126,066 216
2013 124,276 214
2012 122,761 214
2011 121,663 213
2010 120,623 208
2009 114,915 221
2008 113,781 221
2007 113,576 221
2006 114,222 214
2005 112,041 216
2004 112,152 214
2003 112,005 211
2002 112,244 211
2001 111,788 210
2000 111,910 207
1990 102,529 196