Lafayette Tippecanoe County, Indiana

Lafayette: City in Indiana, USA

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 169 years ago in 1852.

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 (169 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:20:50 (24th May 2022)
Density : 937 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.08% (2010-2020)
Lafayette locator map
Location of Lafayette on Indiana map.
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Geography

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

Lafayette map

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

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,566
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,786
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,110
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,786
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.2%
People over 65 (%) : 11.5%
Female persons, % : 47.7%
White only, percent : 67.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 61.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 35.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 287
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 21.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.0%

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

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $191,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,637
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $658
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,057
2015-2019 Households : 2,251
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.94
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,660
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,342
2012 total retail sales per capita : NA
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,257
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,553
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 674
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 414
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 224
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 397
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 241
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 28
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 637
2010 population per square mile : 3,525.0
2010 land area in square miles : 1.93
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $132,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,442
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $590
2015-2019 median gross rent : $960
2015-2019 Households : 29,441
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.89
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 75.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 117,462
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 352,222
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,775,268
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,105,479
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,440
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,803
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,767
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,124
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,415
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,131
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,127
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,768
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 383
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,472
2010 population per square mile : 3,762.8
2010 land area in square miles : 23.67

Best Things to Do in Lafayette

1 Columbian Park Zoo

Rating: 4.6 (2446)

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Columbian Park Zoo

2 Exploration Acres Indiana's Largest Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Rating: 4.7 (617)

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Exploration Acres Indiana's Largest Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

3 Tropicanoe Cove

Rating: 4.4 (603)

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Tropicanoe Cove

4 Armstrong Park

Rating: 4.5 (603)

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Armstrong Park

5 Murdock Park

Rating: 4.4 (400)

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Murdock Park

Where ot Eat in Lafayette

1 Arni's Lafayette Market Square

Rating: 4.6 (976)

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Arni's Lafayette Market Square

2 BRU Burger Bar Lafayette

Rating: 4.6 (777)

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BRU Burger Bar Lafayette

3 Burger King

Rating: 3.7 (554)

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Burger King

4 Arni's Columbian Park

Rating: 4.3 (420)

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Arni's Columbian Park

5 Pizza King- South 18th

Rating: 4.1 (396)

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Pizza King- South 18th

Where to Stay in Lafayette

1 Holiday Inn Lafayette-City Centre, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 3.9 (859)

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Holiday Inn Lafayette-City Centre, an IHG Hotel

2 Econo Lodge

Rating: 2.9 (93)

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Econo Lodge

Other Places in Lafayette

1 Lafayette City Hall

Rating: 5 (3)

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Lafayette City Hall

2 Lafayette City Council

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3 Lafayette City

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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, .

List

  • 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