Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area IN Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 219,206
Population in Households 204,532
Population in Familes 144,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,674
Population Density2 172
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $49,447
Average Household Income $67,055
Per Capita Income $26,071


Total Housing Units 91,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48,542 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 34,881 (38.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,041 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $144,861
Average Home Value $183,527


Total Households 83,423
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 47,869
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.01% 1.07%
Households 0.99% 1.09%
Families 0.73% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.1%