Acadiana's location, diversity, and resources are some of the attributes that make this region so desirable. Acadiana is a 5,007 square mile region strategically located along the Louisiana Gulf Coast at the intersection of major waterways, cross-country rail, interstates, highways, and the nation's major natural gas and telecommunications pipelines. The Acadiana region is comprised of the seven parishes (counties) of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, and Vermilion.
Over the next several pages, you will see some of the statistics of the region, including population, income and spending patterns, and workforce statistics. This is just a snapshot of our region and we can offer more detailed information or clarification of data as needed.