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Population in 2012: 67,925 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.4%
 

Males: 33,128  (48.8%)
Females: 34,797  (51.2%)

Median resident age:  31.8 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 47901, 47904, 47909.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,393 (it was $35,859 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$40,393
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,112

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,200 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Lafayette:

$97,200
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,350; Detached houses: $119,523; Townhouses or other attached units: $133,585; In 2-unit structures: $133,108; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,192; Mobile homes: $49,268

Median gross rent in 2012: $696.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 47901, 47904, 47905.

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  • White alone - 52,557 (78.3%)
  • Hispanic - 8,107 (12.1%)
  • Black alone - 4,050 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1,262 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 908 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 171 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 71 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lafayette: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (14.0%), English (9.2%), United States (6.0%), Dutch (3.3%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1853

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,380 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Lafayette:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lafayette city:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

4,820 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This city:  7.8%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 159 registered sex offenders living in Lafayette, Indiana as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lafayette to the number of sex offenders is 427 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $821 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $696 (0.8%)

Lafayette satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (57.6 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (107.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Purdue University, IN (1.7 miles ), West Lafayette, IN (1.7 miles ), Shadeland, IN (2.2 miles ), Dayton, IN (2.5 miles ), Battle Ground, IN (2.6 miles ), Buck Creek, IN (2.8 miles ), Montmorenci, IN (3.0 miles ), Americus, IN (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 101 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 1998: 184 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 1999: 266 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 2000: 262 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2001: 266 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 2002: 242 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2003: 192 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2004: 175 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2005: 143 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2006: 93 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2007: 87 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2008: 109 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2009: 80 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2010: 92 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 2011: 69 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 2012: 81 buildings, average cost: $119,100

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Latitude: 40.41 N, Longitude: 86.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -32,236 (-48.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 19,379 (60.1%)

Area code: 765

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Crime rates in Lafayette by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0051442030231
per 100,000 0.00.08.81.66.56.73.30.04.70.03.04.41.5
Rapes 31114430153545362424303836
per 100,000 61.719.477.049.224.358.373.958.837.537.345.256.352.8
Robberies 48644264607077685366494869
per 100,000 95.5112.873.5105.097.3116.5126.5111.082.8102.573.871.1101.2
Assaults 8556137148152149138199245251183319301
per 100,000 169.298.7239.8242.8246.6248.0226.8324.9382.9389.9275.7472.7441.6
Burglaries 454474624603719649779610610645524635713
per 100,000 903.6835.81092.3989.31166.41080.21280.0995.8953.31002.0789.3941.01046.1
Thefts 2,2022,1082,3692,4592,3582,3942,4482,2902,1912,2852,0002,1902,382
per 100,000 4382.93716.84147.04034.23825.33984.54022.43738.33424.03549.83012.63245.33494.7
Auto thefts 141137125143159224213183199191180175198
per 100,000 280.6241.6218.8234.6257.9372.8350.0298.7311.0296.7271.1259.3290.5
Arson 1112218151317161610252011
per 100,000 21.921.236.813.124.321.627.926.125.015.537.729.616.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 362.3287.2397.3361.5355.8397.6415.3377.4358.8363.8307.9375.2388.7

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Crime rate in Lafayette detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 169 (130 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Indiana average:

1.96

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Lafayette, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,644 (+13.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Lafayette-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 203% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Lafayette city center injured 44 people.

On 4/26/1994, a category F4 tornado 6.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lafayette-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.5 miles away from Lafayette center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 25.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Lafayette center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tippecanoe County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lafayette topographic map

Birthplace of: Izzy Stradlin - Rock musician, Axl Rose - Singer-songwriter, Brian Lamb - Television personality, Sydney Pollack - Actor, Donald E. Williams - Astronaut, Josh Lindblom - Baseball player, Dustin Keller - Football player, Embeth Davidtz - Actress, Brandon Wagner - Racing driver, Bruce Rogers (typographer) - Graphic designer.

Main business address for: LSB FINANCIAL CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), WABASH NATIONAL CORP /DE (TRUCK TRAILERS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Lafayette:

  • DSI - LAFAYETTE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 915 MEZZANINE DRIVE)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - LAFAYETTE II (Dialysis Facility, 1020 N 18TH STREET)
  • WELLBOUND OF LAFAYETTE (Dialysis Facility, 2 EXECUTIVE DRIVE, SUITE B)
  • PHYSICIANS HOMECARE INC (Home Health Center, 210 PROFESSIONAL CT)
  • PHYSIOCARE HOME HEALTHCARE LLC (Home Health Center, 510 VETERANS'S MEMORIAL PKWY E)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 1415 SALEM ST STE 202 W)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 1501 HARTFORD ST)
  • ARNETT SURGERY CENTER, LLC (Hospital, 1327 SOUTH 500 EAST)
  • FRANCISCAN ST ELIZABETH HEALTH - LAFAYETTE CENTRAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1501 HARTFORD ST)
  • FRANCISCAN ST ELIZABETH HEALTH - LAFAYETTE EAST (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1701 S CREASY LN)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH ARNETT HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 5165 MCCARTY LN)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (Hospital, 3938 PRANGE AVE)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (Hospital, 1221 WARREN DR)
  • REM-INDIANA INC (Hospital, 926 S TENTH ST)
  • SOUTHERNCARE PURDUE (Hospital, 180 PROFESSIONAL COURT)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPICE (Hospital, 1415 SALEM STREET, SUITE 202W)
  • UNITY SURGICAL CENTER (Hospital, 1411 SOUTH CREASY LANE, SUITE 200)
  • VISITING NURSE HOSPICE LAFAYETTE (Hospital, 2323 SHOSHONE COURT)
  • WABASH CENTER INC (Hospital, 744 S 26TH ST)
  • CREASY SPRINGS HEALTH CAMPUS (Nursing Home, 1750 S CREASY LN)
  • GENTLECARE OF LAFAYETTE (Nursing Home, 312 NORTH ENGHTH STREET)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, 3400 SOLDIERS HOME RD)
  • INDIANA PYTHIAN HOME (Nursing Home, 1501 SOUTH 18TH STREET)
  • KINDRED TRANS CARE AND REHAB-GREATER LAFAYETTE (Nursing Home, 300 WINDY HILL DR)
  • LAFAYETTE HLTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, 1903 UNION ST)
  • LAFAYETTE HOME HOSPITAL, INC - SNF (Nursing Home, 2400 SOUTH STREET)
  • ROSEWALK VILLAGE AT LAFAYETTE (Nursing Home, 1903 UNION ST)
  • SAINT ANTHONY HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, 1205 NORTH 14TH STREET)
  • SOUTH STREET HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1123 EAST SOUTH STREET)
  • ST ANTHONY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 1205 N 14TH ST)
  • ST ELIZABETH MEDICAL CENTER-SKILLED NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, 1501 HARTFORD ST)
  • ST MARY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2201 CASON ST)
  • WALNUT CREEK AT LAFAYETTE (Nursing Home, 1123 EAST SOUTH STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Lafayette, IN

Airports and heliports located in Lafayette:


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Amtrak station:

LAFAYETTE (DEPOT AT 200 NORTH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.city.lafayette.in.us

Colleges/Universities in Lafayette:

  • Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette (Full-time enrollment: 3,864; Location: 3101 South Creasy Ln; Public; Website: www.ivytech.edu/lafayette/)
  • Harrison College-Lafayette (FT enrollment: 243; Location: 4705 Meijer Court; Private, for-profit; Website: harrison.edu)
  • Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing (FT enrollment: 197; Location: 1508 Tippecanoe Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.steson.org)
  • Lafayette Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 57; Location: 833 Ferry St.; Private, for-profit; Website: lafayettebeautyacademy.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lafayette:

  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 3 miles; West Lafayette, IN; Full-time enrollment: 36,422)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo (about 41 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,468)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 49 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,827)
  • Lincoln College of Technology (about 50 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,626)
  • DePauw University (about 54 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,368)
  • Butler University (about 55 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,016)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana (about 57 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 7,500)

Public high schools in Lafayette:

Private high schools in Lafayette:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 5526 STATE ROAD 26 E; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 341; Location: 2410 S 9TH ST; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • FIRST ASSEMBLY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107; Location: 108 BECK LN; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lafayette:

  • ST MARY CATHEDRAL ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 1200 SOUTH ST; Grades: PK - 3)
  • ST LAWRENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 1902 MEHARRY ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • LAFAYETTE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 525 N 26TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES LUTHERAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 615 N 8TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST BONIFACE SCHOOL (Students: 116; Location: 813 NORTH ST; Grades: 4 - 6)
  • LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 3; Location: 1730 E 430 S; Grades: 5 - 10)
See full list of schools located in Lafayette, School District: TIPPECANOE SCHOOL CORPORATION

Library in Lafayette:

  • TIPPECANOE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,635,338; Location: 627 SOUTH STREET; 381,459 books; 21,642 audio materials; 45,608 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 729 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Health care centers: Unity Healthcare 1450 South Creasy Lane
  • Faith Christian School is now Grades K4-12 with 518 students (2003-2004 enrolment).
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.) This station is now showing owned by Lin Television Broadcasting - per their website

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Notable locations in Lafayette: Lafayette Country Club (A), Lafayette Fire Department Station 8 (B), Lafayette Fire Department Station 1 (C), Saint Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital Lafayette Campus (D), Knights of Pythias Home (E), Lafayette Fire Department Station 7 (F), Lafayette Fire Department Station 3 (G), Lafayette Fire Department Station 5 (H), Lafayette Fire Department Station 2 (I), Bennett's Greenhouse (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Ayr-Way Lafayette Shopping Center (1), Market Square Shopping Center (2), Mar-Jean Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lafayette include: Bethany Church (A), Grace Church (B), Christ Memorial Temple (C), Kingdom Hall Church (D), Saint Lawrence Convent (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Resthaven Memorial Park (1), Fink Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lafayette include: Columbian Park (1), Murdock Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historic Five Points Fire Museum (1511 Main Street) (1), Art Museum of Greater Lafayette (102 South 10th Street) (2), Imagination Station (Museums; 600 North 4th Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Lafayette (201 Frontage Road) (1), Howard Johnson (4343 State Road 26 East) (2), Days Inn Suites Lafayette IN (151 Frontage Road) (3), Signature Inn Lafayette (4320 State Road 26 East) (4), Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel (4343 State Road 26 East) (5), Homewood Suites Lafayette- Indiana (3939 State Road 26 East) (6), Knights Inn (4110 State Road 26 East) (7), Comfort Suites Lafayette (31 Frontage Road) (8), Ramada Inn (4221 State Rd 26 E) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Marshals Service (Federal Building) (1), Indiana State - West Lafayette (720 West Navajo Street) (2), Courts - Federal - District Court- Clerk's Office Information (230 North 4th Street Side) (3), U S Government - District Court- Judge (Federal Building) (4), Tippecanoe County - Casa- Courts- Superior Court 6 (Courthouse) (5), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (232 North 4th Street) (6), Tippecanoe County - Courts- Circuit Court (301 Main Street) (7), U S Government - Court Of Appeals- Judge (Federal Building) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Tippecanoe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average.
City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.43. This is about average. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.43
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lafayette and their reported violations in the past:

LAFAYETTE WATER WORKS (Population served: 57000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SPEEDWAY #1311 (Population served: 1500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2001), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2001), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SHADELAND COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2002), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2005)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
SUNRISE CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 303, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WEST POINT PIZZA KING AND BAR & GRILL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
SYCAMORE CAMP HOUSE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
MODERNAIRE TRAILER COURT (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-09-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between DEC-15-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and AUG-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-28-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2000 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
KINGS RIDGE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between DEC-15-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-15-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and AUG-15-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and AUG-15-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-1994)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lafayette that have no violations reported:

  • THE TRAILS BANQUET FACILITY (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.6%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lafayette, IN

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2010:

  • 493 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 477 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 161 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 110 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 74 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Lafayette in 2000:

  • 505 people in nursing homes
  • 100 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 19 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Lafayette compared to Indiana state average:

Lafayette, Indiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Lafayette (2011 data):

  • First Merchants Bank National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $4,154.9 mil, Deposits: $3,154.7 mil, headquarters in Muncie, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 89 total offices, Holding Company: First Merchants Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Teal Road Branch, Creasey Lane Banking Center Branch, Downtown Branch, Union Street Branch, 350 South Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sagamore Parkway South, Sagamore Branch, Jefferson Square Branch, Lafayette Main Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Lafayette Savings Bank, FSB: State Road 38 East Branch, Sagamore Parkway Branch, Lafayette Savings Bank, Fsb, Twyckenham Boulevard Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $364.3 mil, Deposits: $309.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Old National Bank: Lafayette Pavilions Branch, 350 S. And Concord Road Branch, Teal Road-Lafayette/Marsh Branch. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Salin Bank and Trust Company: Lafayette Branch, Braddock Branch, Creasy Lane Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $851.0 mil, Deposits: $677.9 mil, headquarters in Indianapolis, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salin Bancshares, Inc.
  • LAFAYETTE COMMUNITY BANK: Lafayette Community Bank, 350 South Branch, Greenbush Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $135.5 mil, Deposits: $119.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Lafayette Community Bancorp
  • The Fountain Trust Company: Lafayette Branch at 811 North Creasy Lane, branch established on 1989/10/28; Ferry Street Lafayette Branch at 302 Ferry Street, branch established on 2010/07/12. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $260.2 mil, Deposits: $226.1 mil, headquarters in Covington, IN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Piper Holdings, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Teal Road Branch at 2101 Teal Road, branch established on 1892/01/01; Lafayette Main Branch at 101 North 4th Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • 6 other banks with 8 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lafayette, Indiana:

  • Days Inn, 400 Sacamore Pkwy, Lafayette, IN 47905 , Phone: (765) 447-4131, Fax: (765) 447-7423
  • Devon Plaza, 2371 N 26TH, Lafayette, IN 47904 , Phone: (765) 742-7394
  • Super 8 Lafayette East, 4301 SR 26 E, Lafayette, IN 47905 , Phone: (765) 447-5551, Fax: (765) 447-5551
  • Knights Inn, 4110 SR 26TH E, Lafayette, IN 47905 , Phone: (765) 447-5611, Fax: (765) 449-4996
  • Clarion Inn & Suites, 4320 SR 26 E, Lafayette, IN 47905 , Phone: (765) 447-4142, Fax: (765) 448-1885
  • Homewood Suites, 3939 St Rd 26 E, Lafayette, IN 47905 , Phone: (765) 448-9700, Fax: (765) 449-1297
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 201 Frontage Rd, Lafayette, IN 47905 , Phone: (765) 499-4808, Fax: (765) 448-1939
  • Economy Inn, 2200 Sagamore Pkwy N, Lafayette, IN 47904 , Phone: (765) 447-3111
  • 12 other hotels and motels
All 20 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lafayette, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lafayette travel time to work - commute


Lafayette mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Lafayette city (based on Tippecanoe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.99%
Here37.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents35.5%10.9%7.8%4.9%3.6%
Congregations5.3%16.7%7.0%3.5%0.9%
NameGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.5%3.2%3.2%3.0%24.2%
Congregations2.6%6.1%8.8%3.5%45.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Tippecanoe County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Tippecanoe County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Tippecanoe County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

7.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Tippecanoe County:

27.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.2%
State:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$44,453$48,4941$310
Other Government Administration 35$96,736$33,1672$2,013
Police Protection - Officers 115$535,613$55,8900$0
Police - Other 34$98,366$34,71744$28,926
Firefighters 139$601,776$51,9520$0
Fire - Other 0$0 6$6,711
Streets and Highways 53$157,176$35,5870$0
Solid Waste Management 23$73,403$38,2970$0
Sewerage 43$156,860$43,7750$0
Parks and Recreation 36$112,033$37,34422$19,570
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$30,834$41,1120$0
Water Supply 52$177,687$41,0055$4,833
Transit 103$365,261$42,55517$24,642
Other and Unallocable 20$60,701$36,4212$1,437
Totals for Government 673$2,510,899$44,77199$88,442

Lafayette government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $4,977,000 ($73.27)
    Transit Utilities: $424,000 ($6.24)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $22,411,000 ($329.94)
    Transit Utilities: $6,378,000 ($93.90)
    Regular Highways: $6,004,000 ($88.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,927,000 ($87.26)
    Sewerage: $5,253,000 ($77.34)
    Water Utilities: $4,816,000 ($70.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,580,000 ($23.26)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($1.09)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($0.19)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,955,000 ($102.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $690,000 ($10.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $483,000 ($7.11)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($1.13)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,533,000 ($199.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $367,000 ($5.40)

Lafayette government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $15,290,000 ($225.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $418,000 ($6.15)
    All Other: $34,000 ($0.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,300,000 ($19.14)
    Housing & Community Development: $746,000 ($10.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,863,000 ($101.04)
    All Other: $4,844,000 ($71.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $23,892,000 ($351.74)
    Interest Earnings: $859,000 ($12.65)
    Rents: $92,000 ($1.35)
    Property Sale Other: $31,000 ($0.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,339,000 ($108.05)
    Transit Utilities: $1,697,000 ($24.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,362,000 ($123.11)
    Transit Utilities: $1,866,000 ($27.47)
    Highways: $1,725,000 ($25.40)
    All Other: $499,000 ($7.35)
  • Tax - Property: $24,524,000 ($361.05)
    NEC: $1,171,000 ($17.24)
    Public Utilities: $261,000 ($3.84)

Lafayette government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,110,000 ($89.95)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $173,643,000 ($2556.39)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $11,900,000 ($175.19)
    Water Utilities: $5,790,000 ($85.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,010,000 ($162.09)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $161,278,000 ($2374.35)
    Water Utilities: $5,790,000 ($85.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $13,255,000 ($195.14)
    Water Utilities: $6,110,000 ($89.95)

Lafayette government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,067,000 ($104.04)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,771,000 ($541.35)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,227,000 ($91.67)

9.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Indiana average:

6.54%

1.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($881 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

1.15%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marion County, IN  0.41% ($31,787 average AGI)
from White County, IN  0.40% ($28,786)
from Clinton County, IN  0.37% ($27,129)


9.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.10%
Indiana average:

6.56%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($505 average AGI)
Tippecanoe County:

0.17%
Indiana average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marion County, IN  0.73% ($34,518 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.33% ($28,554)
to Clinton County, IN  0.31% ($29,515)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • WASK (1450 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLAS (1410 AM; 1 kW; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lafayette:

  • WASK-FM (98.7 FM; BATTLE GROUND, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WKOA (105.3 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: WASK, INC.)
  • WJEF (91.9 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: LAFAYETTE SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WKHY (93.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFF (95.3 FM; BROOKSTON, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC)
  • WBAA-FM (101.3 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHPL (89.9 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W224AX (92.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WGLM (106.7 FM; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: KVB BROADCASTING)
  • WAZY-FM (96.5 FM; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS L.P.)
  • WSHP (95.7 FM; ATTICA, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WIMC (103.9 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXXB (102.9 FM; DELPHI, IN; Owner: STAY TUNED BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMRS (107.7 FM; MONTICELLO, IN; Owner: GERALD NORMAN QUINN)
  • WSHW (99.7 FM; FRANKFORT, IN; Owner: KASPAR BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCDQ (106.3 FM; CRAWFORDSVILLE, IN; Owner: C.V.L. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W216BB (91.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lafayette:

  • W57DC (Channel 57; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLFI-TV (Channel 18; LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PRIMELAND TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Lafayette fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 94
Total length: 950 meters (3,117ft)
Total costs: $48,027,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,104,901
Total average daily truck traffic: 149,824

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 27
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 29
  • 2000-2009: 11
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lafayette, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lafayette)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 262 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lafayette, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 307 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lafayette)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 81 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lafayette)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED282$94,028267$94,444922$101,73153$34,7199$430,162144$63,9852$20,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$101,8665$87,53060$104,4029$78,6680$08$144,6912$40,720
APPLICATIONS DENIED60$76,51145$82,878335$95,88640$28,8671$583,76048$78,0035$66,986
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN39$93,99341$79,776230$107,0566$28,6851$150,00020$57,7841$27,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$83,13610$104,82147$100,6633$14,9830$03$88,3170$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Lafayette, IN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED69$118,15572$116,3481$90,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$127,62018$122,5961$43,240
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$79,3246$104,6202$38,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$113,3736$109,1320$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$80,9631$269,4800$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 298
  • Hazardous Condition: 222
  • Service Call: 23
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Lafayette


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lafayette, IN

Most common first names in Lafayette, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary64179.8 years
William52273.4 years
John49573.5 years
Robert47171.4 years
Charles40074.8 years
James39671.2 years
George27475.7 years
Helen26078.6 years
Dorothy23877.9 years
Ruth19981.1 years
Most common last names in Lafayette, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26375.6 years
Miller15875.6 years
Johnson12174.6 years
Martin11477.1 years
Brown11178.7 years
Anderson9976.7 years
Davis9375.4 years
Jones8574.7 years
Wilson7775.7 years
Taylor7775.6 years
Businesses in Lafayette, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T5Lane Furniture2
Abercrombie & Fitch1LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza2
Aeropostale1Long John Silver's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Macy's1
Arby's2Marriott3
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets17
BMW1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's5
Baymont Inn1Meijer1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Best Western1Menards1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Buffalo Wild Wings1Motherhood Maternity3
Burger King5New Balance3
CVS5Nike17
Casual Male XL1Office Depot1
Catherines1Old Navy1
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A1Outback1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback Steakhouse1
Cinnabon 1Pac Sun1
Clarion1Panda Express1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza2
Comfort Suites1Payless2
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Curves2PetSmart1
DHL1Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen3Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1Quality1
Deb1Quiznos1
Decora Cabinetry4RadioShack2
Dennys1Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Express1SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears2
FedEx10Shoe Carnival1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1Staples1
GNC1Starbucks4
GameStop2Steak 'n Shake2
Gap1Subway11
Gymboree1Super 81
H&R Block4T-Mobile5
Hobby Lobby1T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn2T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Target1
Hot Topic1The Limited1
IHOP1The Room Place1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us2
Jimmy John's1U-Haul5
Jones New York3UPS21
Journeys1Vans4
KFC3Verizon Wireless3
Kincaid1Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Walgreens3
Knights Inn1Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's3
Kroger4Wet Seal1
La Quinta1White Castle1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Bryant1
Browse common businesses in Lafayette, IN


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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 50,000+)"
  • #67 (47901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #96 (47901) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Romanian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • Blayne A. Roeder (53)
  • Alan R. Leewood (25)
  • Stephen R. Ash (16)
  • Michael C. Hiles (15)
  • James D. Purdy (15)
  • Jarin Kratzberg (12)
  • John T. Voisine (10)
  • Travis L. Houston (8)
  • David T. Jonaitis (8)
  • Eric J. Hagen (8)

Total of 714 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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