In 2017, West Lafayette, IN had a population of 45.1k people with a median age of 21.7 and a median household income of $31,230. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of West Lafayette, IN grew from 44,543 to 45,110, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $28,793 to $31,230, a 8.46% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Lafayette, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (23.8%), White (Hispanic) (3.35%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.03%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%). N/A% of the people in West Lafayette, IN speak a non-English language, and 79.4% 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 $192,600, and the homeownership rate is 34.4%. Most people in West Lafayette, IN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.9 minutes. The average car ownership in West Lafayette, IN is 2 cars per household.