Living in Lafayette, IN

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Lafayette, Indiana Info Snack

Population
72,581
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
16.7%
Median Home
$114,800
Median Income
$46,374
Median Rent
$817

Lafayette SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9

Lafayette, IN Crime Report

2,740
Total Crimes
3,774.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
52.42%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Lafayette
/ 100k People
Indiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,740 3,774.9 2,341.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 352 484.9 370.8 366.7
Murder 5 6.9 5.6 5.0
Robbery 55 75.8 79.2 81.6
Aggravated Assault 254 349.9 249.3 250.2
Property Crime 2,388 3,289.9 1,971.0 2,109.9
Burglary 387 533.2 323.7 340.5
Larceny 1,844 2,540.5 1,443.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 157 216.3 203.8 219.9

Lafayette, IN Cost Of Living

88
Lafayette's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Lafayette Indiana National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 96 97 100
Groceries 91 92 100
Health 91 94 100
Housing 64 72 100
Transportation 116 100 100
Utilities 102 99 100

Lafayette, IN Photos

Lafayette
Source: Public Domain
Jenners Tombstone
Source: Public Domain
Tippecanoe Courthouse
Source: Public Domain
Lafayettein
Source: Wikipedia

Rankings for Lafayette in Indiana

Map Of Lafayette, IN

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Population over time in Lafayette

Year Population % Change
2019 72,581 0.2%
2018 72,444 0.4%
2017 72,174 1.3%
2016 71,249 0.8%
2015 70,661 1.0%
2014 69,982 1.2%
2013 69,181 2.8%
2012 67,302 0.7%
2011 66,821 1.0%
2010 66,148 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lafayette

White
74.4% (54,016)
African American
8.5% (6,150)
American Indian
0.2% (109)
Asian
1.4% (1,012)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (127)
Two Or More
1.9% (1,398)
Hispanic
13.5% (9,769)
Race Lafayette IN USA
White 74.4% 79.1% 60.7%
African American 8.5% 9.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 2.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.5% 6.9% 18.0%

Gender in Lafayette

Female
50.1% (36,393)
Male
49.9% (36,188)
Gender Lafayette IN USA
Female 50.1% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 49.9% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lafayette for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (3,629)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (5,806)
High School / GED
31.0% (22,500)
Some College
23.0% (16,693)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (5,806)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (11,612)
Master's Degree
7.0% (5,080)
Professional Degree
1.0% (725)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (725)
Education Lafayette IN USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Lafayette, Indiana

Less than $10,000
7.6% (548,666)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.0% (360,638)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (887,671)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.5% (910,455)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.9% (1,227,136)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.5% (1,560,847)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (738,306)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (766,614)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.5% (177,902)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (79,860)
Income Lafayette IN USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.0% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 9.8% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.5% 10.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.9% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.5% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 13.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 14.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.5% 4.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 4.2% 7.7%

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