Zip Code 47905 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLafayette
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Tippecanoe
Area Code765
Current Population:38910
Racial Majority:White 82.83%
Public School Racial Majority:White 65.6%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$55523
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66270
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range574 - 774 ft.
Area119 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.42084800, -86.76640800

Zip Code 47905 Description

Zip Code 47905 is located in the state of Indiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 47905 is primarily located in Tippecanoe County. The official US Postal Service name for 47905 is LAFAYETTE, Indiana. Portions of zip code 47905 are contained within or border the city limits of Lafayette, IN, Dayton, IN, and West Lafayette, IN. The area code for zip code 47905 is 765. 47905 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 47905 is 5.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 4.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.7% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 47905 increased to 38910 from 35863 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 47905 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 47905 public schools is White. 52.7% of students in 47905 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 33969 82.83% 32026 +6%
 Black Or African American 1452 3.54% 1494 -3%
 Hispanic 4338 10.58% 4055 +7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 22 0.05% 97 -77%
 Asian 737 1.8% 632 +17%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 31 0% 31 -100%
 Two Or More Races 573 1.2% 573 -14%

Zip Code 47905 Race/Ethnicity

 White 65.6%
 Black Or African American 9.6%
 Hispanic 18.2%
 Asian 0.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 5.3%

Zip Code 47905 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3891035863
Male Population48.50%
Female Population51.50%
Total Households15917
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$55523
Income Under $50K Per Year43.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.50%
47905 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 4Jim BairdRepublican
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47905 Indiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
13Sharon NegeleRepublican
25Don LeheRepublican
27Sheila KlinkerDemocrat
41Tim BrownRepublican
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47905 Indiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
7Brian BuchananRepublican
22Ronnie AltingRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$153802
Average Real Estate Sale Price$61545
Current Unemployment Level 5.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 55b - Loamy High Lime Till Plains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 47905 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)16203039506063615342332241
Avg Max Temp (°F)32384962738285837765503761
Avg Precip (In.)1.891.692.923.494.084.263.953.842.852.622.992.5837.16
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, IN
CBSA Type47905
CBSA Population197958
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours