Lafayette is a city located in Tippecanoe County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Tippecanoe County. With a 2020 population of 70,697, it is the 10th largest city in Indiana and the 523rd largest city in the United States . Lafayette is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually but its population has increased by 5.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 67,140 in 2010. Lafayette reached it's highest population of 72,233 in 2018. Spanning over 30 miles, Lafayette has a population density of 2,406 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lafayette is $58,312 with a poverty rate of 16.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $817 per month, and the median house value is $114,800. The median age in Lafayette is 33.2 years, 31.9 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.