Lafayette is located close to the center of Indiana. Lafayette is between the Tippecanoe, Carroll, Clinton, Warren, White county. Lafayette has 27.74 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Lafayette population is 69,982, which has grown 24.09% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 7.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Lafayette median household income is $39,378 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 9.81% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.25% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Lafayette median house value is $102,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 13.71% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 30.12% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Lafayette is worse than the state average in quality. The Lafayette area code is 765.