Zip Code 47909 Profile, Map and Demographics - Updated May 2021

Zip Code 47909 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameLafayette
Zip Code StateIndiana
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Tippecanoe
Area Code765
Current Population:39373
Racial Majority:White 79.83%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69%
Unemployment Rate:5.1%
Median Household Income$59037
Average Adjusted Gross Income$57150
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time18.3 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range571 - 797 ft.
Area110 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)40.32454400, -86.89486100

Zip Code 47909 Description

Zip Code 47909 is located in the state of Indiana in the LaFayette metro area. Zip code 47909 is primarily located in Tippecanoe County. The official US Postal Service name for 47909 is LAFAYETTE, Indiana. Portions of zip code 47909 are contained within or border the city limits of Shadeland, IN, Lafayette, IN, . The area code for zip code 47909 is 765. 47909 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Indiana.

The current unemployment level in 47909 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 47909 increased to 39373 from 29924 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 47909 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 47909 public schools is White. 48.2% of students in 47909 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 31942 79.83% 32352 -1%
 Black Or African American 1956 4.89% 2093 -7%
 Hispanic 4587 11.46% 3580 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.01% 83 -94%
 Asian 693 1.73% 550 +26%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 19 -100%
 Other Race 44 0.11% 44 +0%
 Two Or More Races 652 1.97% 652 +21%

Zip Code 47909 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69%
 Black Or African American 7.8%
 Hispanic 17.3%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.2%
 Two or More Races 4.6%

Zip Code 47909 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3937329924
Male Population48.10%
Female Population51.90%
Total Households15372
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$59037
Income Under $50K Per Year40.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.70%
47909 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Indiana District 4Jim BairdRepublican
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47909 Indiana State House of Representatives Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
13Sharon NegeleRepublican
25Don LeheRepublican
26Chris CampbellDemocrat
41Tim BrownRepublican
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47909 Indiana State Senate Districts
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
7Brian BuchananRepublican
22Ronnie AltingRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$125746
Average Real Estate Sale Price$101500
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 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Lafayette, IN
CBSA Type47909
CBSA Population197958
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours
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