West Lafayette demographics profile

StatisticWest LafayetteIndianaNational
Population30,8436,542,411314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)4,05218091
Median age22.637.237.4
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)29%57%55%
Speak English75%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%

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  • The population density in West Lafayette is 2157% higher than Indiana.
  • The median age in West Lafayette is 39% lower than Indiana.
  • In West Lafayette 73.82% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West Lafayette 3.08% of the population is African American.
  • In West Lafayette 19.66% of the population is Asian.

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West Lafayette population breakdown by race

RaceWest LafayetteIndianaNational
Caucasian73.82%84.36%73.81%
African American3.08%9.15%12.60%
Asian19.66%1.75%5.00%
American Indian0.08%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.12%0.03%0.17%
Mixed race2.93%2.16%2.91%
Other race0.31%2.32%4.70%
In West Lafayette, 3.3% 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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Source: The West Lafayette, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.