In 2018, Lafayette, IN had a population of 72.4k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $45,639. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lafayette, IN grew from 72,174 to 72,444, a 0.374% increase and its median household income grew from $43,894 to $45,639, a 3.98% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lafayette, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.5%), White (Hispanic) (9.57%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.77%), Other (Hispanic) (2.72%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.06%). 0% of the households in Lafayette, IN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 94.6% of the residents in Lafayette, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lafayette, IN are Ross Medical Education Center-Lafayette (92 degrees awarded in 2019), Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Lafayette (54 degrees), and Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing (43 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Lafayette, IN was $109,900, and the homeownership rate was 47.5%. Most people in Lafayette, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Lafayette, IN was 2 cars per household.