Lafayette Information

Lafayette Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Lafayette, IN

General Lafayette Information

State: Indiana

County: Tippecanoe County

Close cities: Newport, IN, Linden, IN, Buck Creek, IN, Lafayette, IN, Mulberry, IN, Dayton, IN, Stockwell, IN, Shadeland, IN, Battle Ground, IN, West Lafayette, IN

Lafayette Population (census data)
Total 63,679 (+11.2% since 2000)
Male 31,466 (49.4%)
Female 32,213 (50.6%)

Population Density: 3,169 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.7 (US Avg is 100)

Lafayette Elevation: 567 feet above sea level

Land Area: 20.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,954

Zip Codes: 47904, 47905, 47903, 47909, 47901, 47902, 47906, 47907, and 47996.

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Lafayette Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (84.9%)
  • Hispanic (9.1%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.7%)
  • United States (11.7%)
  • Irish (11.6%)
  • English (9.3%)
  • Dutch (3.3%)
  • French (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 4,450 people (7.0%)
  • Latin America (73.7%)
  • Asia (15.8%)
  • Europe (10.5%)

Local Lafayette Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Indiana University Indianapolis, Purdue University, Butler University

Lafayette School Information

High Schools
Jefferson High School (1801 South 18th Street, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
McCutcheon High School (4951 US 231 South, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Middle Schools
East Tipp Middle School (7501 East 300 North, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Southwestern Middle School (2100 West 800 South, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Sunnyside Middle School (2500 Cason Street, Lafayette, IN, 47904 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Tecumseh Middle School (2101 South 18th Street/Teal Road, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Wainwright Middle School (7501 East 700 South, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Wea Ridge Middle School (4410 S. 150 E., Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Elementary Schools
Amelia Earhart Elementary School (3280 South 9th Street, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Edgelea Elementary School (2910 South 18th Street, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Glen Acres Elementary School (3767 Kimberly Drive, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Hershey Elementary School (7521 East 300 North, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
James Cole Elementary School (6418 East 900 South, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Linnwood Elementary School (1415 Ball Street, Lafayette, IN, 47904 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Mayflower Mill Elementary School (200 East 500 South, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Miami Elementary School (2401 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Mintonye Elementary School (2000 West 800 South, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)
Murdock Elementary School (2100 Cason Street, Lafayette, IN, 47904 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Oakland Elementary School (611 South 21st Street, Lafayette, IN, 47904 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Thomas Miller Elementary School (700 South 4th Street, Lafayette, IN, 47905 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Vinton Elementary School (3101 Elmwood Avenue, Lafayette, IN, 47904 - Lafayette School Corporation District)
Wea Ridge Elementary School (1333 East 430 South, Lafayette, IN, 47909 - Tippecanoe School Corporation District)

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