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Lafayette Parish, LA Public Records

15th District Court-Lafayette
PO Box 2009
Lafayette, LA 70502 http://www.lafayetteparishclerk.com
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 337-291-6477
F: 337-291-6475
Couriers: 800 S Buchanan St
Lafayette, LA 70501
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Probate, Eviction, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption or juvenile records released
Probate fax- 337-291-6480
Lafayette City Court
PO Drawer 3344
Lafayette, LA 70502-3344
Hours: 8;30AM-5PM CST
P: 337-291-8720
F: 337-291-8771
Couriers: 105 E Convent St
Lafayette, LA 70502
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil to $15,000, Eviction, Traffic
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 1 -Scott
310 D. Arceneaux Rd.
Scott, LA 70583
P: 337-873-3646
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 2 -Duson
2306 S. Fieldspan Rd.
Duson, LA 70529
P: 337-873-8413
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 4 -Youngsville
4256 Verot School Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
P: 337-856-5515
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 5 -Broussard
120 Hulin Rd.
Broussard, LA 70518
P: 337-278-4302
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 6-1 -Carencro
1019 Hector Connolly Rd
Carencro, LA 70520
P: 337-349-3866
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 6-2 -Carencro
1019 Hector Connolly Rd
Carencro, LA 70520
P: 337-280-6000
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 7 -Lafayette
2877 Verot School Rd
Lafayette, LA 70508
P: 337-856-4303
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 8 -Lafayette
516 E. Broussard Rd
Lafayette, LA 70503
P: 337-981-4639
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000
Lafayette Parish JP Court - Ward 9-Youngsville
120 LA Hwy. 89 S.
Youngsville, LA 70592
P: 337-258-1283
Jurisdiction: Civil up to $5,000

Lafayette Parish, LA Vital Records

Contact the Lafayette Parish Office of the Clerk of Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Lafayette Parish
Clerk of Court
800 S Buchanan St
Lafayette, LA 70501 http://www.lpclerk.com/
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 337-291-6400
Fax: 337-291-6392
Recorded Documents

Lafayette Parish Vital Certificates

Lafayette Parish Vital Certificates

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Lafayette Parish Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 269.83 sq mi
Population (2009): 210,954
  • Females: 51.3%
  • White: 71.9%
  • Black/African American: 25.4%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 69.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 20,631
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 18.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 25.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.57
Housing Units (2000): 78,122
Homeownership Rate (2000): 66.0%
Migration Flow to Lafayette Parish, LA from (2007-2008):

Lafayette Parish Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $7,949,241
  • Construction: $389,593
  • Retail Trade: $508,037
  • Professional and Technical Services: $694,290
  • Healthcare: $885,538
  • Banking: $247,827
  • Retail Trade: $508,037
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $237,471
  • Manufacturing: $520,778
  • Farms: $4,852
  • Government: $774,169
Employed (2000): 88,603
Unemployed (2000): 6,548
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $40,898
Local Government Employment (2007): 8,573
Local Government Revenue (2007): $400,582 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $713,584 (thou. dol.)

Lafayette Parish Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 3,160
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.4
Deaths (2007): 1,626
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 28
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.9

Lafayette Parish Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,701
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 13
  • Forcible rape: 97
  • Robbery: 381
  • Aggravated Assault: 1,210
Property Crimes (2008): 8,911
  • Burglary: 2,021
  • Larceny-Theft: 6,182
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 708

Lafayette Parish Genealogy Records