West Lafayette (zip 47906), Indiana 

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Population

73,413

+9.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$36,813

Median Home Price

$217,900

Best Places to Live in West Lafayette (zip 47906), 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 47906 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
 $960,000 
4727 N 140 W
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 988 SqFt
 $510,000 
3739 Wakefield Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 4011 SqFt
 $1,600 
912 Princess Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1604 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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Zip Codes: West Lafayette (zip 47906)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 808 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Lafayette (zip 47906) is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Lafayette (zip 47906) jobs have increased by 3.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Lafayette (zip 47906)'s cost of living is 10.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Lafayette (zip 47906)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 47906 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
West Lafayette (zip 47906)'s population is 73,413 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Lafayette (zip 47906) is $217,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
West Lafayette (zip 47906) 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 West Lafayette (zip 47906). More Education



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$960,000
4727 N 140 W
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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3739 Wakefield Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

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Bed 3 | Bath 2

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