Lafayette (zip 47905), Indiana 

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Population

41,243

+6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$51,633

Median Home Price

$165,000

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Best Places to Live in Lafayette (zip 47905), 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 47905 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Lafayette, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town atmosphere
Cost of living and housing
Educated population
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Winter climate
Low recent job growth


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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Tippecanoe County
Metro Area: Lafayette-West Lafayette Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: No City
Zip Codes: Lafayette (zip 47905)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 808 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lafayette (zip 47905) is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette (zip 47905) jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette (zip 47905)'s cost of living is 16.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lafayette (zip 47905)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Tippecanoe county flipped narrowly Democratic, 48.8% to 48.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lafayette (zip 47905)'s population is 41,243 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lafayette (zip 47905) is Real Estate: $165,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%.

SCHOOLS
Lafayette (zip 47905) 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 47905). More Education



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Housing Market in Lafayette

It's a good time to buy in Lafayette. Home Appreciation is up 7.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Lafayette is $165,000.

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