Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area, Indiana 

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Population

214,760

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$45,364

Median Home Price

$122,566

United States / Indiana / Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area, Indiana

College town / Mid-sized city complex - Northwest Indiana along I-65 between Indianapolis and Chicago. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Lafayette-West Lafayette metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
College-town atmosphere
Cost of living and housing
Educated population
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Winter climate
Low recent job growth
 $332,000 
615 Kossuth St
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2944 SqFt
 $394,900 
7423 S 775 E
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2586 SqFt
 $495,000 
620 W 625 S
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3332 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area

Lafayette is a fairly typical prosperous Midwestern agricultural and manufacturing center on the southeast bank of the Wabash River, across from the vibrant and dynamic college town of West Lafayette. West Lafayette is home to the 40,000-student engineering and agriculture rooted Purdue University. The combination of cities provides a diverse economy and a lot of interest compared to most metro areas in the region.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Indiana
County: Tippecanoe, Carroll, 3 total
Metro Area: Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Lafayette, Wabash township (Tippecanoe Cnty), 61 total
Zip Codes: 47906, 47909, 47905, 47904, 46923, 47944, 47901, 46929, 47920, 47970, 26 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 808 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area's cost of living is 22.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the Lafayette-West Lafayette metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Lafayette metro area voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area's population is 214,760 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area is $122,566. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area public schools spend $10,941 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN LAFAYETTE-WEST LAFAYETTE METRO AREA, INDIANA
47906, 47909, 47905, 47904, 46923, 47944, 47901, 46929, 47920, 47970, 26 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN LAFAYETTE
$332,000
615 Kossuth St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$394,900
7423 S 775 E
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$495,000
620 W 625 S
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$289,500
1918 Windy Hill Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$154,900
1910 Kossuth St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$274,900
366 Limestone Ct W
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$117,500
1824 Morton St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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