Facts & Figures

Vermilion Parish is home to highly-productive, self-motivated people. It is steeped in culture and rich in self-made men and women. Our population has some interesting demographics that don’t always correspond with what you may think you know about Cajun people…in fact, we like that we have a few surprises up our sleeve.

Here are a series of facts and figures that highlight our uniqueness. However, for an in-depth review, feel free to download one of our pre-assembled reports to the right or request customized statistics via our Business Resources form.

Are at or above Working Age

Live in a Bi-Lingual Home

Own their own homes

Commute Less Than 1 HR

are Entrepreneurs

live Above Poverty

Source: 2015 Claritas, Inc. Estimates

Unemployed / 10K Pop

Vermilion Parish
Louisiana
United States

Income Distribution

Under $50K
$50k to $75K
$75K+

Race Distribution

Caucasian
Black
O
2014 Average Unemployment Rate
Vermilion = 5.1%
Louisiana = 5.5%
United States = 6.2%
Source: Louisiana Workforce Commission
2015 Households by Household Income
Under $50,000 = 11,729 or 51%
$50,000-$75,000 = 3,934 or 17%
Over $75,000 = 7,119 or 32%
Source = Claritas, Inc.
2015 Population by Single-Race Classification
White Alone = 8,751 or 79.60%
Black/African American Alone = 8,751 or 14.59%
O (Other) = 3,481 or 5.80%
Source = Claritas, Inc.
United States
$ 930
Title
Average Weekly Wage
for All Industries
2nd Quarter 2014
All establishment sizes
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages
Bureau of Labor Statsitics
Louisiana
$ 845
Title
Average Weekly Wage
for All Industries
2nd Quarter 2014
All establishment sizes
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages
Bureau of Labor Statsitics
Lafayette MSA
$ 845
Title
Average Weekly Wage
for All Industries
2nd Quarter 2014
All establishment sizes
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages
Bureau of Labor Statsitics
Vermilion Parish
$ 828
Title
Average Weekly Wage
for All Industries
2nd Quarter 2014
All establishment sizes
Source: Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages
Bureau of Labor Statsitics