Lafayette (zip 47901), Indiana 

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Population

3,519

+0.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

Median Income

$29,148

Median Home Price

$143,300

Best Places to Live in Lafayette (zip 47901), 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 47901 zip code, 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
 $69,000 
124 S 5th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1216 SqFt
 $1,800 
523 Main St
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 2400 SqFt
 $280,000 
207 S 9th St
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3530 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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City: Lafayette
Zip Codes: Lafayette (zip 47901)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 808 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lafayette (zip 47901) is 3.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette (zip 47901) jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette (zip 47901)'s cost of living is 19.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lafayette (zip 47901)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 47901 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Tippecanoe county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lafayette (zip 47901)'s population is 3,519 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lafayette (zip 47901) is $143,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lafayette (zip 47901) public schools spend $13,739 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16 students per teacher in Lafayette (zip 47901). More Education



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$69,000
124 S 5th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$1,800
523 Main St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$280,000
207 S 9th St
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$349,900
600 Lingle Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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