Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of West Lafayette is 44,672. West Lafayette, Indiana is the 889th largest city in the US.
West Lafayette is located entirely in Tippecanoe County.
The current population of West Lafayette (44,672) is it's peak population.
West Lafayette has grown 55.6% since the 2000. West Lafayette, Indiana is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 76% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of West Lafayette, Indiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 34,431. The voting age population is 52.5% male and 47.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 6.9% of the residents of West Lafayette are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of West Lafayette are 68.0% White, 23.4% Asian, 3.7% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 1.0% Other, 0.6% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 4.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In West Lafayette, 38.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.9%. On a per-household basis, 9.7% of families are below the poverty line in West Lafayette.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.0% of West Lafayette residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.9% of West Lafayette residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 71.5% have a bachelor's degree and 44.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among West Lafayette residents aged 5 and older, 28.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 9.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 15.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in West Lafayette is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In West Lafayette, 28.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in West Lafayette is $34,650.
In West Lafayette, 35.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 64.8% of housing units in West Lafayette.
Of all the housing units in West Lafayette, 7.5% of them were build before 1940.
In West Lafayette, 24.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 3,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in West Lafayette is $912.
In West Lafayette, 87.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|879||Sayreville, New Jersey||45,086||11.2%|
|880||Palm Springs, California||45,019||4.7%|
|881||The Colony, Texas||45,000||66.1%|
|889||West Lafayette, Indiana||44,672||55.6%|
|891||Cleveland Heights, Ohio||44,652||-11.8%|
|892||Fond du Lac, Wisconsin||44,595||5.5%|
|897||Rohnert Park, California||44,411||7.3%|
|898||Cutler Bay, Florida||44,291||46.1%|
|899||North Lauderdale, Florida||44,239||14.6%|
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