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Lafourche Parish, LA
The parish was named for the Bayou Lafourche

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Lafourche Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.

The parish is in the Houma-Bayou Cane metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 92,157. This was an increase of  2.43% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$34,910
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lafourche Parish demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Lafourche Parish was $25,835. This was an increase of 33.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Thibodaux

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6% of Lafourche Parish residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lafourche Parish ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Lafourche Parish include Alombro Cemetery, Bell Cemetery, Cheramie Cemetery, Cutoff Church Cemetery, Hadley Cemetery, Hebert Cemetery, Holy Savior Church Cemetery, Lange-Calahan Cemetery, Mount Zion Cemetery, New Fountain Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Lafourche Parish include Chackbay, Cut Off, Galliano, Golden Meadow, Larose, Lockport, Raceland, Thibodaux ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Lafourche Parish include Louisiana Technical College - Lafourche Campus, Nicholls State University ... View colleges

School districts in Lafourche Parish include Lafourche Parish Schools Board ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Lafourche Parish include Galliano Branch, Golden Meadow Branch, Lafourche Parish Library Utley Memorial Branc, Larose Cut-Off Branch, Lockport Branch, Raceland Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lafourche Parish include Thibodaux Daily Comet ... View newspapers

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Politics

Lafourche Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lafourche Parish political report.

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Hotels in Lafourche Parish include Days Inn, Howard Johnson Lodge, Ramada Inn

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