Latest Data (2017)
Population 46,269
Nationwide Rank 837

Quick Facts

West Lafayette, Indiana is the 837th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

West Lafayette, Indiana is a city.

West Lafayette, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 West Lafayette had its largest population ever.

West Lafayette, Indiana is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

West Lafayette, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
827 Salina, Kansas 46,994 2.6%
828 Beaumont, California 46,967 311.3%
829 Beavercreek, Ohio 46,948 22.2%
830 Elmhurst, Illinois 46,662 8.3%
831 Bozeman, Montana 46,596 65.9%
832 Little Elm, Texas 46,548 931.1%
833 Middletown, Connecticut 46,478 1.7%
834 Ocoee, Florida 46,402 87.0%
835 Hattiesburg, Mississippi 46,377 0.5%
836 Everett, Massachusetts 46,324 20.9%
837 West Lafayette, Indiana 46,269 61.2%
838 Titusville, Florida 46,263 12.8%
839 Mansfield, Ohio 46,160 -10.7%
840 Burleson, Texas 46,145 110.0%
841 Biloxi, Mississippi 45,908 -9.4%
842 Fort Pierce, Florida 45,581 13.1%
843 Bothell, Washington 45,533 49.4%
844 Farmington, New Mexico 45,450 18.2%
845 Coachella, California 45,443 98.7%
846 Sayreville, New Jersey 45,325 11.8%
847 Hackensack, New Jersey 45,248 5.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
348 Carmel 92,198 72.1%
354 Fishers 91,832 135.2%
393 Bloomington 85,071 19.7%
455 Hammond 76,618 -7.4%
459 Gary 76,008 -25.8%
491 Lafayette 72,390 17.8%
522 Muncie 68,625 -3.1%
602 Noblesville 61,882 105.8%
616 Terre Haute 60,774 2.1%
652 Kokomo 57,836 23.3%
657 Greenwood 57,375 56.1%
690 Anderson 55,076 -7.6%
735 Elkhart 52,558 -0.1%
783 Mishawaka 49,177 4.6%
794 Lawrence 48,704 24.5%
820 Jeffersonville 47,383 58.2%
824 Columbus 47,143 19.9%
837 West Lafayette 46,269 61.2%
970 Westfield 39,493 155.4%
1049 Portage 36,672 9.1%
1054 New Albany 36,461 -3.6%
1085 Richmond 35,455 -9.3%
1102 Merrillville 34,871 14.1%
1146 Valparaiso 33,376 18.1%
1153 Goshen 33,220 11.2%
1163 Plainfield 32,865 60.0%
1226 Michigan City 31,056 -5.5%
1278 Crown Point 29,625 49.2%
1320 Schererville 28,633 14.6%
1335 Marion 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart 28,255 10.8%
1338 East Chicago 28,215 -12.7%
1402 Zionsville 26,710 153.6%
1445 Brownsburg 25,911 71.7%
1498 Franklin 25,089 27.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 46,269 837
2016 45,872 831
2015 45,550 829
2014 32,109 1,166
2013 30,875 1,193
2012 30,419 1,198
2011 29,985 1,206
2010 29,596 1,208
2009 31,530 1,119
2008 30,978 1,124
2007 30,381 1,136
2006 29,806 1,147
2005 28,823 1,170
2004 28,668 1,163
2003 28,801 1,141
2002 29,015 1,131
2001 28,520 1,132
2000 28,701 1,111
1990 26,266 1,067