Louisiana Lafayette Parish Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Louisiana Lafayette Parish.

1. Branch Library BROUSSARD BRANCH
Street Address: 100 West Main Street, Broussard, LA 70518
Phone Number: (337) 837-3936 Lafayette N/A N/A

Street Address: 309 Cora Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone Number: (337) 234-0363 Lafayette N/A N/A

3. Branch Library CARENCRO BRANCH
Street Address: 215 ST. Peter Street, Carencro, LA 70520
Phone Number: (337) 896-3866 Lafayette N/A N/A

Street Address: 220 West Willow Street Suite B, Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone Number: (337) 291-2941 Lafayette N/A N/A

5. Branch Library DUSON BRANCH
Street Address: 708 First Street, Duson, LA 70529
Phone Number: (337) 873-3521 Lafayette N/A N/A

Street Address: 301 West Congress Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone Number: (337) 261-5781 Lafayette 1,306,080 843,871

Street Address: 301 West Congress Street, Lafayette, LA 70502
Phone Number: (337) 261-5775 Lafayette N/A N/A

8. Branch Library MILTON BRANCH
Street Address: Cedar Village SHOP. Center HWY.92, Milton, LA 70558
Phone Number: (337) 856-5261 Lafayette N/A N/A

9. Branch Library SCOTT BRANCH
Street Address: 5808 West Cameron Street, Scott, LA 70583
Phone Number: (337) 232-9321 Lafayette N/A N/A

10. Branch Library SOUTHSIDE BRANCH
Street Address: Time Plaza, 5417 Johnston Street, Lafayette, LA 70503
Phone Number: (337) 981-1028 Lafayette N/A N/A

Street Address: Twin Oaks Plaza, 506 Lafayette ST., Youngsville, LA 70592
Phone Number: (337) 856-9385 Lafayette N/A N/A

Overview of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Lafayette Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. The parish seat is Lafayette and as of 2000, the population is 190,503.


The parish has a total area of 700 km2 (270 mi2). 699 km2 (270 mi2) of it is land and 1 km2 (0 mi2) of it is water. The total area is 0.17% water.

Adjacent parishes

  • Landry Parish (north)
  • Martin Parish (east)
  • Iberia Parish (southeast)
  • Vermilion Parish (south)
  • Acadia Parish (west)


Home to a number of Cajun peoples, as of the census of 2000, there are 190,503 people, 72,372 households, and 48,851 families residing in the parish. The population density is 273/km2 (706/mi2). There are 78,122 housing units at an average density of 112/km2 (290/mi2). The racial makeup of the parish is 73.36% White, 23.80% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.08% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.52% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 1.74% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 72,372 households out of which 36.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.20% are married couples living together, 14.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.50% are non-families. 25.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the parish the population is spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 11.70% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 20.20% from 45 to 64, and 9.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 94.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.40 males.

The median income for a household in the parish is $36,518, and the median income for a family is $45,158. Males have a median income of $36,428 versus $22,751 for females. The per capita income for the parish is $19,371. 15.70% of the population and 11.80% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.20% of those under the age of 18 and 15.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana has the following cities and towns:

  • Broussard
  • Carencro
  • Lafayette
  • Scott
  • Youngsville

Map of Lafayette Parish Louisiana