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Lafayette Parish Louisiana Property Tax

$583.00 9th of 64

Median Property Tax In Lafayette Parish, Louisiana


Median Home Value In
Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

0.38% 14th of 64

Median Property Tax
As Percentage Of Home Value


Median Income In
Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Lafayette Parish is $583.00 per year, based on a median home value of $151,600.00 and a median effective property tax rate of 0.38% of property value.

Lafayette Parish collects fairly low property taxes, and is among the lower 25% of all counties in the United States ranked by property tax collections. Of the sixty-four counties in Louisiana, Lafayette Parish is ranked 9th by median property taxes, and 14th by median tax as percentage of home value.

Lafayette Parish's higher property taxes are partially due to property values, as the median home value in Lafayette Parish is $151,600.00. For comparison, the state-wide median property value is $135,400.00

Property Tax Tip Note: Due to the complicated and varied methods used to calculate property tax in different counties, the best way to compare property taxes between jurisdictions is through median property tax values. If you need to calculate the exact tax due on your property, contact the Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor.

Lafayette Parish's Property Tax Is Lower Than Average

9th out of 64

By median yearly property tax

14th out of 64

By percentage of median home value

11th out of 64

By percentage of median income

You can see how Lafayette Parish (highlighted in green) compares to the sixty-four other counties in Louisiana with the bar chart above, sorted by median property tax in dollars. For a visual map of county property tax rates in Louisiana, see our Louisiana county property tax map.

Property Tax Tip Remember: Real estate prices also play a large part in which Louisiana counties have the highest and lowest median property taxes. Higher-valued properties will generally have higher taxes, even if the median percentage of home value levied as property tax is different. For comparisons, you can also use Percentage Of Home Value.

Lafayette Parish is located in Louisiana, which is ranked 50th highest of the 50 states by median property tax. Here's how Lafayette Parish's property tax compares to the 3,142 other counties nationwide:

2250th out of 3143

By median yearly property tax

2671st out of 3143

By percentage of median home value

2616th out of 3143

By percentage of median income

To see how Louisiana as a whole compares to the rest of the states, check our our interactive state-by-state property tax map. You can find statewide statistics on the Louisiana property tax page.

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Lafayette Parish Property Tax Assessor

Property tax assessments in Lafayette Parish are the responsibility of the Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor, whose office is located in Lafayette, Louisiana.

If you need to pay your property tax bill, ask about a property tax assessment, look up the Lafayette Parish property tax due date, or find property tax records, visit the Lafayette Parish Tax Assessor's page. Applications for the Lafayette Parish homestead exemption, any property tax appeals, and applications for a current use tax reduction must also be submitted to the Lafayette Parish Assessor's Office.

For some properties, you can easily find the most recent tax assessment by looking up the property address with our property records search. You can also use our Lafayette Parish Property Tax Calculator to estimate your property tax based on median tax values (results open in new page).

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Data Sources: Our property tax data is based on a 5-year study of median property tax rates conducted from 2006 through 2010.

United States Census Property Tax Data
U.S. Census Bureau
American Community Survey, 2006-2010
The Tax Foundation Property Tax Data
The Tax Foundation
Property Tax Calculations, July 2012
louisiana Property Tax Data
Louisiana Department of Revenue
Tax Statistics & References