West Lafayette, IN 47907 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 47907: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Acceptable Alternative
La Fayette, IN 47907
Lafayette, IN 47907
W Lafayette, IN 47907

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Tippecanoe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.369, Longitude -86.878
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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West Lafayette, IN 47907 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 949
Daytime Population: Workers 17,748
Daytime Population: Residents 599
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,347
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 19.33
Population in Households 600
Population in Familes 379
Population in Group Qrtrs 349
Population Density2 719
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $19,071
Average Household Income $27,092
Per Capita Income $9,247


Total Housing Units 302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7 ( 2.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (90.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $264,286


Total Households 280
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 150
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 0.67% 0.79%
Households 0.97% 1.25%
Families 0.66% 1.04%
Median Household Income   -0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.11%

West Lafayette, IN 47907 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 47907 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 # 609 23rd
Population Density # 175 78th
Diversity Index # 40 95th
Median Household Income # 779 1st
Per Capita Income # 779 1st

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