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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
Lafayette Township is located in Indiana with a population of 3,490. Lafayette Township is in Allen County and is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Lafayette Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Lafayette Township tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lafayette Township are highly rated.
About Lafayette Township...
Population
3,490

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$177,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$955
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    18%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Lafayette Township

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$84,250
National
$55,322
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Lafayette Township Reviews

3 reviews
The area I live in is very free and open. The best part is the lack of noise and hustle and bustle that is associated with city life. However, the roads are getting bigger and buildings are being built close by, but they are still out of the way to let me enjoy a peaceful lifestyle.
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I have never been a victim or a witness to a crime of any sort ever since I have moved in 2000.
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