In 2020, Lafayette, IN had a population of 72.6k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $46,925. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lafayette, IN declined from 72,581 to 72,556, a −0.0344% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,374 to $46,925, a 1.19% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lafayette, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.26%), White (Hispanic) (8.83%), Other (Hispanic) (3.38%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%).
None of the households in Lafayette, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.2% of the residents in Lafayette, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lafayette, IN are Ross Medical Education Center-Lafayette (50 degrees awarded in 2021), Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Lafayette (48 degrees), and Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing (35 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Lafayette, IN was $119,400, and the homeownership rate was 49.3%.
Most people in Lafayette, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Lafayette, IN was 2 cars per household.