Lafayette, Indiana Population 2018

Lafayette, Indiana's estimated population is 72,390 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lafayette, Indiana is the 10th largest city in Indiana based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2464.75 people/mi² (951.64 people/km²), with a household density of 444.17 people/km² (1150.39 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 32.5 years, 31.7 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 33,787 households in the city, with an average size of 2.25 people per household. The vacancy rate was 8.2%, with a median rent of $764/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $103,900.

The median income for households in Lafayette, Indiana is $42,641, while the mean household income is $51,831. The per capita income is $23,080, and 15.2% of families and 19.9% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 28.7% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 5.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201772,3904490.62%
201671,9418041.13%
201571,1373150.44%
201470,822420.06%
201370,7808431.21%
201269,9371490.21%
201169,7888921.29%
201068,89612,49922.16%
200056,39712,63328.87%
199043,7647531.75%
198043,011-1,944-4.32%
197044,9552,6256.20%
196042,3306,76219.01%
195035,5686,77023.51%
194028,7982,5589.75%
193026,2403,75416.69%
192022,4862,40511.98%
191020,0811,96510.85%
190018,1161,87311.53%
189016,2431,3839.31%
188014,8601,35410.03%
187013,5064,11943.88%
18609,3873,25853.16%
18506,1290.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,528
Black or African American6,334
Some Other Race1,564
Two or More Races1,442
Asian1,276
American Indian and Alaska Native105
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lafayette In Population Pyramid 2018

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Lafayette In Median Age

32.5


Total

31.7


Male

33.3


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 56,319 adults in Lafayette In.

Lafayette In Age Dependency

52.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Lafayette In Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.1
Houses Without Mortgage
4,272
Houses With Mortgage
10,342
Vacancy Rate
8.2
Median Rent
764
Median Home Value
103,900
Renter-Occupied Units
16,418
Owner-Occupied Units
14,614
Total Housing Units
33,787

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Lafayette In for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.6% and the labor force participation rate is 70.3%.

Lafayette In Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.25
Average Family Size
2.94
Total Households
31032
Married Couple Households
11136
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1294
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4471
Non Family Households
14131
Total Families
16901
Households With Own Children
7766
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Lafayette In Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,685
$10,000 to $14,999
1,959
$15,000 to $24,999
4,276
$25,000 to $34,999
3,944
$35,000 to $49,999
5,336
$50,000 to $74,999
6,807
$75,000 to $99,999
3,041
$100,000 to $149,999
2,164
$150,000 to $199,999
510
Over $200,000
310

Lafayette In Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Lafayette In

Indiana

$42,641

$50,433

$51,831

$66,480

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.0550.110.1650.22

Lafayette In Education Data

Lafayette In Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,1084.55%
9th to 12th Grade
4,0968.83%
High School Graduate
13,82429.81%
Some College
11,15724.06%
Associates Degree
4,0058.64%
Bachelors Degree
7,15015.42%
Graduate Degree
4,0298.69%