In 2018, West Lafayette, IN had a population of 47.2k people with a median age of 21.8 and a median household income of $33,270. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of West Lafayette, IN grew from 45,110 to 47,224, a 4.69% increase and its median household income grew from $31,230 to $33,270, a 6.53% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Lafayette, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.38%), White (Hispanic) (2.93%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.69%). NaNk% of the people in West Lafayette, IN speak a non-English language, and 80.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in West Lafayette, IN are Purdue University-Main Campus (11,170 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in West Lafayette, IN is $217,300, and the homeownership rate is 34.6%. Most people in West Lafayette, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.7 minutes. The average car ownership in West Lafayette, IN is 2 cars per household.