ZIP Code 47909 - Lafayette Indiana

ZIP Code 47909 is located in Lafayette Indiana. Portions of 47909 are also in Shadeland and Stockwell and Wea Township and Union Township (Tippecanoe County) and Lauramie Township and Randolph Township (Tippecanoe County) and Fairfield Township (Tippecanoe County). 47909 is entirely within Tippecanoe County. Regionally, it is located in the LaFayette Indiana Area.

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ZIP Code 47909 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameLafayette
Primary CountyTippecanoe County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)43,169
Area Code(s)765
Current Time

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47909 Demographics

47909 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Indiana based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 47909 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 47909 is White. The current unemployment level in 47909 is 3.1%.

Population Growth Rate0.00%
Population Density394 People per Square Mile
Total Households15,588
Percentage High Income Households1.4%
Median Houshold Income (2021)$62,661
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$58,230
Current Unemployment Rate (March 2024)3.1%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 80.56%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 62.16%

47909 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American90.02%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander00%

47909 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American110.18%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander30.05%

47909 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,7527.81%
Bachelor Degree4,74921.16%
High School Diploma6,11127.23%
No High School Diploma2901.29%
GED or Alternate1,1875.29%
1 or More Years of College3,65716.3%
Associates Degree2,26410.09%
Masters Degree1,6927.54%
Professional Degree4011.79%
Doctorate Degree3381.51%

47909 Geography

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Cities/Towns in 47909
RegionLaFayette Indiana Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreaLafayette-West Lafayette, IN
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Area110 Square Miles

47909 Politics

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47909 Schools

47909 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5b: -15F to -10F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion55b - Loamy High Lime Till Plains

47909 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15192939505963615342322140
Avg Max Temp (°F)32374961738185837765503761
Avg Precip (In.)1.881.712.953.44.134.313.943.762.812.543.012.5637

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