Lafayette Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Lafayette: City in Indiana, USA

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Location of Lafayette on Indiana map.

About

Lafayette is a city located in the county of Tippecanoe in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 67,140 and a population density of 880 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 71,484 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1852.

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Geography

Lafayette is located at 40°25'0"N 86°52'31"W (40.4167000, -86.8752900).

Lafayette map

Weather

Lafayette forecast: A chance of rain showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Lafayette Quick Facts

Population : 71,484 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Tippecanoe County
Postal code : 47901, 47904, 47905, 47909
Phone Area Codes : 765
Area : 76.33 km2
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 692 feet / 211 meters
Capital city : Lafayette is capital of Tippecanoe County
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 13:12:31 (21st October 2021)
Density : 937 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.08% (2010-2020)
Weather : 65℉ Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Lafayette increased by 6.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 67,140 - census
2011 69,927 3.99% estimation process
2012 70,187 0.37% estimation process
2013 71,014 1.16% estimation process
2014 71,059 0.06% estimation process
2015 71,198 0.2% estimation process
2016 72,035 1.16% estimation process
2017 72,165 0.18% estimation process
2018 72,188 0.03% estimation process
2019 71,379 -1.13% estimation process
2020 71,484 0.15% estimation process

Lafayette zip code is 47901. County name: Tippecanoe, County fips: 18157

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Local Places in Lafayette

1 Lafayette City Hall
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Address: 20 N 6th St, Lafayette, IN 47901 ➦ Show Map

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Lafayette City Hall
2 Lafayette City Council

Address: 20 N 6th St #4, Lafayette, IN 47901 ➦ Show Map

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3 Lafayette City

Address: 443 N 4th St, Lafayette, IN 47901 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Lafayette (115)

People born in Lafayette, including South African-actress Embeth Davidtz, guitarist and member of Guns N' Roses Izzy Stradlin, actress Louise Fazenda, you can see a list of people who born in Lafayette.

  • Janet Lee (Taiwanese tennis player) she was born in 22/10/1976
  • Tammy Lynn Michaels (American actress) she was born in 26/11/1974
  • Shannon Hoon (singer-songwriter) he was born in 26/09/1967
  • Annie Corley (American actress) she was born in 01/01/1952
  • Mass Giorgini (American musician) he was born in 22/05/1968
  • Jeremy Camp (American contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter) he was born in 12/01/1978
  • Donald E. Williams (American astronaut) he was born in 13/02/1942
  • Brandon Wagner (American racing driver) he was born in 04/03/1987
  • David W. Evans (American politician) he was born in 17/08/1946
  • Peter A. Carruthers (American physicist) he was born in 01/01/1935
  • Victor Potel (actor (1889-1947)) he was born in 12/10/1889
  • George Souders (American racing driver) he was born in 11/09/1900
  • Benjaman Kyle (American man who was found near a dumpster with no trace or memory of his past life.) he was born in 29/08/1948
  • Charles F. Conner (American government official) he was born in 30/12/1957
  • Clayton Richard (American baseball player) he was born in 12/09/1983
  • Dustin Keller (American football player) he was born in 25/09/1984
  • Eric Bruntlett (American baseball player) he was born in 29/03/1978
  • Josh Lindblom (American baseball player) he was born in 15/06/1987

Schools in Lafayette

College & universities near Lafayette, IN

Code Name City ZIP
151607 Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Lafayette Lafayette (IN) 47901
152497 Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing Lafayette (IN) 47904-9988
243780 Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette (IN) 47907-2040
488961 Ross Medical Education Center-Lafayette Lafayette (IN) 47905-5159
491552 Christina and Company Education Center Lafayette (IN) 47905-4633

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lafayette, IN

Code Name Address Type
LAF Lafayette station 200 North 2nd St. RAIL
CRB Crawfordsville (Bus), Indiana 1000 Smith Ave BUS
CRF Crawfordsville Spring and Green Streets RAIL
REN Rensselaer 619 North Cullen Street RAIL
DVI Danville, Illinois 379 Lynch Road BUS

Post offices near Lafayette

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Lafay Post Office Lafayette (IN) 47901
Lafay Post Office Lafayette (IN) 47905
West Lafay Post Office West Lafayette (IN) 47906
West Lafayette Carrier Annex Post Office West Lafayette (IN) 47906
Dayton Post Office Dayton (IN) 47941

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Tippecanoe County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tippecanoe County , IN.

City Name Population Title
West Lafayette 51,605 City in Indiana, USA
Buck Creek 9,362 Census-designated place in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Battle Ground 1,973 Town in Indiana, United States
Shadeland 1,784 City in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States of America
Dayton 1,667 Town in Indiana, USA
Taylor 798 City in Indiana, United States of America
Clarks Hill 734 City in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lafayette distances to largest Indiana cities