Economic Profile: an overview of the Lafayette, LA economy featuring both quantitative and qualitative data
Relocation Guide: a resident-centric overview of Lafayette, LA for individuals interested in relocating to the area
Economic Performance Index: The Lafayette Economic Performance Index (EPI) tracks the pulse of the local economy. Like any index, it combines multiple data points into a single score that can be tracked and compared over time. This particular index monitors 15,000 data points and 15 local statistics that together illustrate a unified story about how the Lafayette economy is performing.
State of the Economy: This annual presentation provides a look at LEDA's Lafayette Economic Performance Index as well as trends and issues to provide insight into the current state of the local economy.
Lafayette Benchmarking Report: This analysis focuses on comparing the Lafayette Metro Area with 10 other southern metro areas across a variety of socioeconomic and performance indicators. By using the same metrics to assess each metro area, it is easier to see how one area stacks up relative to others in the peer group.
America’s Energy Corridor: This report was compiled to support the designation of U.S. Highway 90 from Lafayette to New Orleans as "America's Energy Corridor." By promoting the Energy Corridor as such, stakeholders hope to secure much-needed funding for the completion of the upgrade of the highway to interstate standards.
UL Lafayette Football Economic Impact: This report illustrates the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football program is an economic engine, generating substantial business sales, employment and personal income for Acadiana.
Demographics: statistical data as it relates to the population of Lafayette in the following categories: Population, Social Characteristics, Income and Poverty Statistics, and Housing Statistics. For geographic-specific reports contact our Market Intelligence Department . The reports below are 2014 Estimates by Claritas, Inc. based on the 2010 Census and supplemental data provided by the American Community Survey.