West Lafayette demographics profile

StatisticWest LafayetteIndianaNational
Population30,0476,485,530309,138,711
Population density (sq mi)3,94718390
Median age22.737.037.2
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)30%58%56%
Speak English77%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Did you know?

  • The population density in West Lafayette is 2052% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in West Lafayette is 39% lower than Indiana.
  • In West Lafayette 76.83% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West Lafayette 3.20% of the population is African American.
  • In West Lafayette 16.66% of the population is Asian.
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West Lafayette population breakdown by race

RaceWest LafayetteIndianaNational
Caucasian76.83%84.82%74.17%
African American3.20%8.98%12.56%
Asian16.66%1.58%4.81%
American Indian0.16%0.24%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.10%0.02%0.17%
Mixed race2.77%2.11%2.68%
Other race0.28%2.25%4.79%
In West Lafayette, 3.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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West Lafayette age breakdown

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Source: The West Lafayette, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.