Lafayette (zip 47909), Indiana 

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Population

41,693

+5.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$52,663

Median Home Price

$154,300

Best Places to Live in Lafayette (zip 47909), 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 47909 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

Local Listings in 47909
 $399,900 
4783 Saintsbury Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 4868 SqFt
 $449,900 
824 N Admirals Pointe Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 4012 SqFt
 $124,500 
1420 Rochelle Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1000 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: No City
Zip Codes: Lafayette (zip 47909)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 808 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lafayette (zip 47909) is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lafayette (zip 47909) jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette (zip 47909)'s cost of living is 18.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lafayette (zip 47909)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 47909 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 47909)'s population is 41,693 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lafayette (zip 47909) is $154,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lafayette (zip 47909) public schools spend $9,187 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.9 students per teacher in Lafayette (zip 47909). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 47909
$399,900
4783 Saintsbury Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$449,900
824 N Admirals Pointe Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$124,500
1420 Rochelle Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$239,900
1329 Windmill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$215,000
4121 Thomas Jefferson Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$244,900
2451 Mondavi Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$235,000
3318 Runyon Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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