With a beautiful landscape, lively Cajun culture at every turn and a resounding “Joie de Vivre” (Joy of Living), who wouldn’t want to call Vermilion Parish home? There is so much to see and do here, and with access to outstanding educational, medical and employment resources, it is no wonder why Vermilion Parish draws people from all walks of life.
When it comes to finding the right home, the parish offers something for everyone, from Acadian-style homes to traditional and colonial styles. Kathy Dyson, Kathy Dyson Realty, states that the prices are quite reasonable in Vermilion Parish in comparison to other parishes, as the average home price ranges between $117,000 and $133,000. Homebuyers can choose from traditional neighborhoods, well-maintained homes in the historical districts and plenty of newer developments. The area offers rental options through a number of apartment complexes as well, which feature studio, one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units.
Retirees and seniors also have ample choices when it comes to housing in Vermilion Parish. Several retirement, assisted living and skilled nursing care communities are readily available to meet the needs of the area’s aging population.
1990 Census — 50,055
2000 Census — 53,807
2012 Estimate — 57,861
2017 Projection — 57,996
1990 Census — 17,762
2000 Census — 19,832
2012 Estimate — 21,955
2014 Projection — 22,135
2012 Est. Households by Household Type
Family Households — 16,058 — 73.14%
Non-Family Households — 5,897 — 26.86%
2012 Est. Average Household Income — $50,706
2012 Est. Median Household Income — $38,666
2012 Est. Per Capita Income — $19,417
2012 Est. Average Household Size — 2.61
Source: Claritas, Inc., prepared February 29, 2012
Kathy Dyson Realty
Abbeville General Hospital