In 2017, Lafayette, IN had a population of 72.2k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $43,894. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lafayette, IN grew from 71,249 to 72,174, a 1.3% increase and its median household income grew from $42,641 to $43,894, a 2.94% increase.
The population of Lafayette, IN is 75.6% White Alone, 12.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 8.43% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Lafayette, IN speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lafayette, IN are Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Lafayette (69 degrees awarded in 2017), Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing (68 degrees), and Ross Medical Education Center-Lafayette (61 degrees).
The median property value in Lafayette, IN is $105,300, and the homeownership rate is 46.6%. Most people in Lafayette, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Lafayette, IN is 2 cars per household.