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Topics of Note

Where Did My Parish Property Tax Dollars Go in 2016?

2016 tax rate for Lafayette Parish:  84.13 mills within the cities in the parish.  The parish tax rate in outside municipalities was 85.66 mills.  

School Board 39.9%
City-Parish Government
(See detail below)
Sheriff 20.0%
Library 7.1%
Economic Development 2.0%
Airport 1.9%
Assessor 1.7%
Teche-Vermilion 1.7%
Bayou Vermilion 1.1%


Where City of Lafayette Tax Dollars Go


Here is a breakdown of how City-Parish Government tax dollars are split:

General Fund 1.8%
Courthouse & Jail 2.8%
Jail 2.3%
Health Unit 2.2%
Drainage 4.0%
Juvenile Detention 1.4%
Roads & Bridges 5.0%
Mosquito Control 2.1%
Bond Debt 3.3%


Where City of Lafayette Tax Dollars Go


Here is a breakdown of where City of Lafayette property tax dollars go:

Playgrounds & Recreation 10.0%
Streets & Roads 7.3%
General Funds 30.5%
Public Buildings 6.4%
Police & Fire Departments 17.7%
Police Salaries 16.9%
Fire Salaries 11.2%


Where City of Lafayette Tax Dollars Go


Click here for complete list of Topics of Note

You may also click here for a summary of Assessor Facts with helpful informatiion and answers to your questions

You are always welcome to contact the office of Lafayette Parish Assessor Conrad T. Comeaux. Click here for contact information