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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 71,721 inhabitants.

The city was created 168 years ago in 1852.

Geography

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

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Weather

Lafayette forecast: Sunny, with a high near 92. more

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Lafayette Quick Facts

Population : 71,721 (2019)
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 : 23:40:10 (27th July 2021)
Density : 940 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.39% (2010-2019)
Weather : 92℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Lafayette increased by 6.39% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 67,140 - census
2011 69,916 3.97% estimation process
2012 70,163 0.35% estimation process
2013 70,976 1.15% estimation process
2014 71,012 0.05% estimation process
2015 71,143 0.18% estimation process
2016 71,960 1.14% estimation process
2017 72,110 0.21% estimation process
2018 72,233 0.17% estimation process
2019 71,721 -0.71% estimation process

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

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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.

Schools

College & universities near Lafayette

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

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

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 50,996 City in Indiana, USA
Buck Creek 9,200 Census-designated place in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Battle Ground 1,975 Town in Indiana, United States
Shadeland 1,784 City in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States of America
Dayton 1,668 Town in Indiana, USA
Taylor 988 City in Indiana, United States of America
Monroe 729
Clarks Hill 727 City in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States of America
Westpoint 594
Stockwell 545

Distance to Other Cities

Lafayette distances to largest Indiana cities

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