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West Lafayette Summary
West Lafayette is located in Indiana
Latitude: 40.479679
Longitude: -86.989241
Population: 57,153
Area: 136.43 sq. miles
Land: 136.10 sq. miles
Water: 0.33 sq. miles
Population Density: 419.92 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 549.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 765
West Lafayette Details
West Lafayette Zip Codes

West Lafayette Demographics

West Lafayette Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Male30,71653.74 %49.05 %49.04 %
Female26,43746.26 %50.95 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.16-0.960.96
Total Population57,153100.00 %--
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West Lafayette Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years2,1703.80 %6.96 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years2,2163.88 %7.29 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years2,2914.01 %7.29 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years10,48818.35 %7.46 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years17,70130.97 %7.00 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years6,62211.59 %13.67 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years4,8298.45 %15.80 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years4,3647.64 %13.43 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years1,4292.50 %4.84 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years1,1562.02 %3.88 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years1,8293.20 %6.50 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years1,4112.47 %4.37 %4.38 %
85 years and over6471.13 %1.51 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)22.2-36.237.7
18 years and over49,12985.96 %74.11 %74.27 %
Male
26,57646.50 %35.77 %35.85 %
Female
22,55339.46 %38.34 %38.42 %
21 years and over34,30160.02 %69.43 %69.92 %
62 years and over4,5627.98 %14.62 %14.65 %
65 years and over3,8876.80 %12.38 %12.42 %
Male
1,6872.95 %5.00 %5.12 %
Female
2,2003.85 %7.38 %7.30 %
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West Lafayette Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
One race56,34898.59 %98.76 %97.55 %
White
48,40084.68 %87.49 %75.21 %
Black or African American
1,4482.53 %8.39 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1380.24 %0.26 %0.87 %
Asian
5,6399.87 %0.97 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1,4072.46 %0.24 %0.59 %
Chinese
2,1103.69 %0.21 %0.85 %
Filipino
1410.25 %0.11 %0.65 %
Japanese
3660.64 %0.08 %0.28 %
Korean
9091.59 %0.12 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
980.17 %0.08 %0.39 %
Other Asian
6081.06 %0.13 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
210.04 %0.03 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
80.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
60.01 %0.01 %0.02 %
Samoan
30.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
40.01 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
7021.23 %1.61 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,7403.04 %3.53 %13.70 %
Mexican
8101.42 %2.52 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
2520.44 %0.32 %2.46 %
Cuban
370.06 %0.05 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
6411.12 %0.64 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino55,41396.96 %96.47 %86.30 %
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West Lafayette Social Profile

West Lafayette School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school35,781100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
9422.63 %6.78 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
4251.19 %5.55 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
3,4959.77 %44.57 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
1,7704.95 %21.11 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
29,14981.47 %21.99 %22.81 %
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West Lafayette Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over22,267100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
4902.20 %5.30 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
9954.47 %12.56 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
3,92717.64 %37.19 %28.63 %
High school or higher
20,78293.33 %82.14 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
3,41715.35 %19.75 %21.05 %
Associate degree
1,0084.53 %5.79 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
5,62225.25 %12.21 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
12,43055.82 %19.41 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
6,80830.57 %7.20 %8.86 %
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West Lafayette Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported61,342100.00 %--
Arab4290.70 %0.21 %0.42 %
Czech3850.63 %0.33 %0.59 %
Danish2440.40 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch1,5462.52 %2.41 %1.58 %
English6,0929.93 %9.66 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)1,6852.75 %2.66 %2.90 %
French Canadian2440.40 %0.35 %0.85 %
German15,56725.38 %24.65 %14.93 %
Greek2230.36 %0.33 %0.40 %
Hungarian3840.63 %0.64 %0.49 %
Irish7,24011.80 %11.74 %10.65 %
Italian2,2773.71 %2.53 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2150.35 %0.18 %0.23 %
Norwegian6141.00 %0.61 %1.56 %
Polish2,8284.61 %3.29 %3.12 %
Portuguese460.07 %0.05 %0.41 %
Russian4740.77 %0.34 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish8511.39 %1.43 %1.50 %
Scottish1,4502.36 %1.79 %1.70 %
Slovak2570.42 %0.39 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African3120.51 %0.40 %0.62 %
Swedish1,0181.66 %1.04 %1.39 %
Swiss4800.78 %0.64 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1790.29 %0.15 %0.31 %
United States or American3,3395.44 %13.06 %7.18 %
Welsh4900.80 %0.65 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)520.08 %0.06 %0.65 %
Other ancestries12,42120.25 %20.18 %31.89 %
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West Lafayette Economy

West Lafayette Employment

GroupNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over50,098100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
27,03653.97 %48.35 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
23,06246.03 %51.65 %51.68 %
In labor force
30,04859.98 %66.63 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
16,57255.15 %53.50 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
13,47644.85 %46.50 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
30,02359.93 %66.57 %63.10 %
Employed
26,61153.12 %63.31 %59.39 %
Unemployed
3,4126.81 %3.26 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-11.36 %4.89 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
250.05 %0.06 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
20,05040.02 %33.37 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers17,65966.36 %83.42 %78.40 %
Government workers7,82629.41 %10.92 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business9773.67 %5.39 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers1490.56 %0.27 %0.31 %
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West Lafayette Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations12,55647.18 %28.70 %33.60 %
Service occupations4,58417.23 %14.17 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations5,73521.55 %25.29 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2040.77 %0.41 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,0844.07 %10.00 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,4489.20 %21.43 %14.63 %
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West Lafayette Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3411.28 %1.42 %1.87 %
Construction8943.36 %6.62 %6.80 %
Manufacturing2,92911.01 %22.87 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade3321.25 %3.42 %3.60 %
Retail trade2,81810.59 %11.77 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities3951.48 %5.17 %5.19 %
Information5522.07 %2.12 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing9753.66 %5.66 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,4955.62 %6.28 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services11,38242.77 %19.32 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services3,20012.03 %7.35 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)8653.25 %4.69 %4.88 %
Public administration4331.63 %3.32 %4.83 %
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West Lafayette Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Households18,121100.00 %2,337,162106,788,273
Less than $10,000
3,07616.97 %8.06 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1,7149.46 %6.23 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
2,81015.51 %13.47 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
2,03911.25 %13.68 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
2,18712.07 %17.87 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
2,43613.44 %21.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
1,6639.18 %10.15 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
1,3587.49 %6.33 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
4312.38 %1.36 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
4072.25 %1.48 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$31,554.00-$41,905.98$39,349.33
Average household size2.39-2.612.58
Average income per member of household$13,202.51-$16,062.08$15,252.86
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West Lafayette Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over25,840100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
17,52467.82 %81.77 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,1908.48 %11.03 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
5061.96 %1.02 %4.73 %
Walked
4,17716.16 %2.38 %2.94 %
Other means
6362.46 %0.92 %1.20 %
Worked at home
8073.12 %2.89 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)15.4 minutes-25.5 minutes26.3 minutes
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West Lafayette Housing

West Lafayette Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units18,966100.00 %2,532,244117,282,697
Occupied housing units
18,05995.22 %92.26 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
8,05742.48 %65.91 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
10,00252.74 %26.35 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
9074.78 %7.74 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
400.21 %1.33 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.10 %-1.80 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate4.30 %-7.47 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.66-2.662.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.17-2.442.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units18,950100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
8,23443.45 %71.17 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
3641.92 %2.93 %5.68 %
2 units
5642.98 %3.35 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
1,0005.28 %3.98 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
1,7349.15 %4.55 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
3,33017.57 %3.21 %3.99 %
20 or more units
2,47413.06 %4.14 %8.59 %
Mobile home
1,2506.60 %6.58 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
00.00 %0.07 %0.22 %
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West Lafayette Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units18,950100.00 %--
1 room
9334.92 %0.89 %2.21 %
2 rooms
2,07010.92 %2.60 %4.88 %
3 rooms
2,69414.22 %7.08 %10.06 %
4 rooms
2,69014.20 %15.42 %15.95 %
5 rooms
2,90715.34 %23.26 %20.92 %
6 rooms
2,42212.78 %20.49 %18.39 %
7 rooms
1,7329.14 %13.30 %11.98 %
8 rooms
1,5308.07 %8.66 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,97210.41 %8.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.9-5.75.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units18,053100.00 %--
1.00 or less
17,25295.56 %90.13 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
3992.21 %1.49 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
4022.23 %0.64 %2.54 %
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West Lafayette Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas9,82751.86 %59.65 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,4647.73 %8.27 %5.96 %
Electricity6,24732.97 %20.02 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.1941.02 %2.38 %8.06 %
Coal or coke580.31 %0.08 %0.12 %
Wood360.19 %1.31 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel1891.00 %0.34 %0.35 %
No fuel used380.20 %0.20 %1.25 %
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West Lafayette Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units6,568100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
650.99 %11.38 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
91313.90 %43.88 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2,70941.25 %26.18 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
1,43621.86 %10.23 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
99515.15 %5.70 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
3996.07 %1.97 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
510.78 %0.53 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.13 %0.56 %
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West Lafayette Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage4,90074.60 %70.95 %69.56 %
Less than $300
00.00 %0.66 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
1161.77 %6.46 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
4236.44 %14.69 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
1,19418.18 %22.79 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,81627.65 %18.41 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
89613.64 %5.28 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
4556.93 %2.67 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged1,66825.40 %29.05 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3,04446.35 %42.71 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,14917.49 %19.07 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent93214.19 %13.48 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent4757.23 %8.14 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent2724.14 %4.79 %6.01 %
35 percent or more67510.28 %11.18 %15.91 %
Not computed210.32 %0.64 %0.85 %
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West Lafayette Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units9,994100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
1541.54 %6.08 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
4234.23 %5.78 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
2,74127.43 %31.17 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
4,20942.12 %38.40 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
1,23312.34 %9.72 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
8818.82 %2.62 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1131.13 %0.78 %2.89 %
No cash rent
2402.40 %5.43 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)5735.73 %53.49 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,03410.35 %20.97 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent8648.65 %15.21 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent7627.62 %13.12 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent8858.86 %10.08 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent6326.32 %6.92 %7.32 %
35 percent or more5,11951.22 %26.37 %29.47 %
Not computed6986.98 %7.32 %7.77 %

West Lafayette Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentIndiana Avg.National Avg.
None1,4587.69 %6.64 %9.57 %
16,46834.13 %29.88 %31.22 %
26,35833.55 %37.17 %34.76 %
3 or more3,76919.89 %18.57 %15.45 %
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