Lafayette, Indiana 

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Economy in Lafayette, Indiana

Lafayette has an unemployment rate of 2.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

Lafayette has seen the job market increase by 3.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.0%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Lafayette
- The Sales Tax Rate for Lafayette is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Lafayette is 4.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Lafayette
- The average income of a Lafayette resident is $21,431 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Lafayette resident is $39,378 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYLafayette, IndianaUnited States
  2.9%3.9%
  3.6%1.6%
  37.0%33.5%
  7.0%7.3%
  4.3%4.6%
  $24,117$31,177
  $43,894$57,652
  $54,122$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.7%6.2%
  20.4%10.4%
  1.8%2.7%
  11.8%11.6%
  2.9%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  0.8%2.1%
  2.9%4.7%
  1.5%1.9%
  3.7%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  4.7%4.3%
  13.5%9.3%
  14.7%13.8%
  0.9%2.2%
  9.1%7.4%
  4.3%4.9%
  1.6%4.8%
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    Reviews for Lafayette    16 Reviews
    Crime increasing - 8/27/2013
    I have lived here for 12 years and in a smaller town 20 miles away for over 35 years and like the people. But crime is on the rise, more arrests lately related to people... Read More

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    Home of Purdue University - 10/19/2012
    Lafayette still has a small town atmosphere. It is a wonderful place to raise children. There is a strong sense of community. Unfotunately in recent years Lafayette has... Read More

    Lafayette, going downhill due to crimes and drugs. - 4/12/2011
    I can say I have lived in Lafayette Indiana for 25 years. I'll say that home is home...but I would honestly say in less your a college student at Purdue, I would never... Read More


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    47901

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