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West Lafayette is a city in Tippecanoe County, in the Lafayette metro area.
The latitude of West Lafayette is 40.425N. The longitude is -86.908W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,835.
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24% of West Lafayette residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Lafayette ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Lafayette was $18,337, compared with $21,587 nationally.
70% of West Lafayette residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in West Lafayette, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $542. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,239.
Libraries in West Lafayette include Library Annex, Morton Community Center, West Lafayette Public Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WBAA-FM.
Tippecanoe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Lafayette political report.
The average commute time for West Lafayette workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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