About Lafayette Indiana

Whether you’re young or old, a Purdue student or a member of the faculty, a life-long resident or a new member of the community, many people will agree… Lafayette is a GREAT place to live!  

Compared to the rest of the country, Lafayette has enjoyed a cost of living that is 25.3% LOWER than the rest of the country. Furthermore, the public school system spends $6,541 per student, compared to the $6,058 national average. Historically, Lafayette has been competitive in the labor market in terms of unemployment. So if you’re looking for a great place to live and work and to be part of a community that you can be proud of, come to Lafayette!  We’d love to have you.