Latest Data (2016)
Population 45,872
Nationwide Rank 831

Quick Facts

West Lafayette, Indiana is the 831st largest city in the United States as of 2016.

West Lafayette, Indiana is a city.

West Lafayette, Indiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 West Lafayette had its largest population ever.

West Lafayette, Indiana is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 79% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

West Lafayette, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
821 Mentor, Ohio 46,732 -7.1%
822 Mansfield, Ohio 46,678 -9.7%
823 Keller, Texas 46,646 66.6%
824 Middletown, Connecticut 46,544 1.8%
825 Elmhurst, Illinois 46,387 7.6%
826 Beavercreek, Ohio 46,376 20.7%
827 Everett, Massachusetts 46,340 21.0%
828 Littleton, Colorado 46,333 14.5%
829 Titusville, Florida 46,019 12.2%
830 Biloxi, Mississippi 45,975 -9.3%
831 West Lafayette, Indiana 45,872 59.8%
832 Newark, California 45,810 7.3%
833 Binghamton, New York 45,672 -3.4%
834 Dublin, Ohio 45,568 43.8%
835 Beaumont, California 45,349 297.1%
836 Fort Pierce, Florida 45,295 12.4%
837 Bozeman, Montana 45,250 61.1%
838 Blacksburg, Virginia 45,038 13.0%
839 Burleson, Texas 45,016 104.9%
840 Coachella, California 44,953 96.6%
841 Sayreville, New Jersey 44,905 10.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
353 Carmel 91,065 70.0%
355 Fishers 90,127 130.8%
391 Bloomington 84,465 18.8%
444 Hammond 77,134 -6.8%
451 Gary 76,424 -25.4%
490 Lafayette 71,782 16.8%
510 Muncie 69,010 -2.5%
604 Terre Haute 60,852 2.2%
614 Noblesville 60,183 100.2%
650 Kokomo 57,799 23.2%
664 Greenwood 56,545 53.9%
680 Anderson 55,130 -7.5%
730 Elkhart 52,221 -0.7%
784 Mishawaka 48,679 3.5%
797 Lawrence 47,866 22.4%
814 Jeffersonville 47,124 57.3%
820 Columbus 46,850 19.1%
831 West Lafayette 45,872 59.8%
1028 Westfield 37,221 140.7%
1041 New Albany 36,670 -3.0%
1045 Portage 36,505 8.6%
1073 Richmond 35,664 -8.7%
1088 Merrillville 34,994 14.5%
1150 Valparaiso 33,104 17.1%
1155 Goshen 33,034 10.6%
1204 Plainfield 31,409 53.0%
1214 Michigan City 31,157 -5.2%
1284 Crown Point 29,176 47.0%
1306 Schererville 28,701 14.9%
1310 Marion 28,592 -11.5%
1320 East Chicago 28,418 -12.1%
1328 Hobart 28,248 10.8%
1394 Zionsville 26,784 154.3%
1466 Brownsburg 25,408 68.4%
1503 Franklin 24,867 26.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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