West Lafayette is a city located in Tippecanoe County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 54,950, it is the 16th largest city in Indiana and the 709th largest city in the United States . West Lafayette is currently growing at a rate of 3.73% annually and its population has increased by 85.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,596 in 2010. West Lafayette reached it's highest population of 54,950 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, West Lafayette has a population density of 4,046 people per square mile.
The average household income in West Lafayette is $65,117 with a poverty rate of 38.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $224,000. The median age in West Lafayette is 21.7 years, 21.8 years for males, and 21.7 years for females.