A little more about the Lafayette Community
We are a warm, welcoming community with a combined population of more than 174,000 people.
Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana is ideally situated between Chicago, Illinois and Indianapolis, Indiana. It is home to just over 174,000 residents and is known for its diverse community and great quality of life. We are a vibrant community of good schools, safe neighborhoods and excellent public facilities and amenities, including over 40 parks and extensive trail systems. The Community has a wide spectrum of businesses, including many nationally and internationally known high-tech corporations and institutions including Purdue University.