1 review
  1. Town in Louisiana
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Real Estate
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$96,200
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$672
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    83
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    0
    37
  • Robbery
    42
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    685
    575
  • Theft
    1,101
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42
    257

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$42,465
National
$53,046
Children
23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    30%
    14%

    Berwick Reviews

    1 review
    I love Lafayette. There is always something to do. The people are very friendly. University of Louisiana Lafayette is the best college around. The professors are very helpful and really care about you.
    • Niche User
    • Aug 21 2015
    • Overall Experience