Lafayette, IN 47904 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47904: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lafayette, IN 47904

Acceptable Alternative
La Fayette, IN 47904

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 622
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,965
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 886
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,079
  • County: Tippecanoe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.429, Longitude -86.875
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Lafayette, IN 47904 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,347
Daytime Population: Workers 11,813
Daytime Population: Residents 9,140
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,953
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 16,389
Population in Familes 10,860
Population in Group Qrtrs 958
Population Density2 3,007
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $34,791
Average Household Income $45,059
Per Capita Income $19,582


Total Housing Units 7,934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,092 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,059 (51.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 783 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $82,907
Average Home Value $101,957


Total Households 7,151
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,523
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 0.86% 1.02%
Households 0.81% 1.01%
Families 0.45% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Lafayette, IN 47904 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47904 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 # 147 81st
Population Density # 33 96th
Diversity Index # 64 92nd
Median Household Income # 744 5th
Per Capita Income # 711 10th

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