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Best Places To Live In Lafayette, LA

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  • Lafayette, LA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 123,528
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Youngsville, LA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,358
79
  • Broussard, LA
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,041
78
  • Milton, LA
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,030
78
  • Erath, LA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,167
77
  • Scott, LA
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,775
76
  • Maurice, LA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,490
75
  • Delcambre, LA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,973
74
  • Arnaudville, LA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,238
74
  • Kaplan, LA
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,604
74
  • Cade, LA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,213
72
  • Sunset, LA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,904
72
  • Carencro, LA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,084
71
  • Duson, LA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,801
68
  • Cecilia, LA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,020
68
  • Rayne, LA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,984
67
  • Catahoula, LA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,114
67
  • Grand Coteau, LA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 914
67
  • Parks, LA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 587
66
  • Ossun, LA
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,181
66
  • New Iberia, LA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,750
66
  • Henderson, LA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,696
65
  • St. Martinville, LA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,109
65
  • Branch, LA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 123
64
  • Loreauville, LA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 680
63
  • Church Point, LA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,529
62
  • Breaux Bridge, LA
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,232
60
  • Cankton, LA
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 713
60
  • Abbeville, LA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,341
58
  • Lydia, LA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 715
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  • Leonville, LA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 991

Listed above are the best places to live in Lafayette, LA for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Lafayette, LA, followed by the best places to live near Lafayette, LA, sorted by Livability Score.

To customize the list of best places to live in and around Lafayette, LA, you are able to first select the search radius, which is the maximum distance you'd like to search for nearby cities or neighborhoods. If your maximum commute to work is 20 miles, then you might want to set the search radius so that you are only viewing nearby areas within that distance. Next, you can choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both cities and neighborhoods. Choose "cities only" if you want to try to find a location outside of the city that you searched. Select "neighborhoods only" if you want to search within a city. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list. This will allow you to search areas with a population size of your choosing; from small cities to mega cities. You can then set the importance of each category based on what's most important to you. This allows you to specify what metrics are most important to you. If crime is a priority, then we suggest setting the crime slider to "very important" which will ensure that only the safest areas are displayed. Finally, you can set your home/rent budget based on what you're comfortable spending on housing or rent. By doing so, the search results will inform you if the prices in that area fall within your budget. Once your search preference have seen set, you will have your personalized list of best places to live in Lafayette, LA.