Lafayette, IN 47901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lafayette, IN 47901

Acceptable Alternative
La Fayette, IN 47901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 443
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,513
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 508
  • County: Tippecanoe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.415, Longitude -86.892
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lafayette, IN 47901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,550
Daytime Population: Workers 5,819
Daytime Population: Residents 1,417
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.04
Population in Households 3,392
Population in Familes 1,692
Population in Group Qrtrs 158
Population Density2 6,602
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $28,963
Average Household Income $43,206
Per Capita Income $24,644


Total Housing Units 2,193 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (17.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,585 (72.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $170,941


Total Households 1,973
Average Household Size 1.72
Family Households 638
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.89% 1.11%
Households 0.87% 1.09%
Families 0.44% 0.8%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Lafayette, IN 47901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47901 to the other 785 ZIP Codes in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 374 52nd
Population Density # 3 100th
Diversity Index # 82 90th
Median Household Income # 765 3rd
Per Capita Income # 415 47th

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