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West Lafayette (pronounced /ˌwɛst ˌlɑːfeɪˈɛt/) is a city in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, 65 miles (105km) northwest of Indianapolis. Named in honor of General Lafayette, a French military hero who fought with and significantly aided the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. (He was called the Marquis de Lafayette until June 1790, when he permanently renounced both the nobility and aristocratic title). The population was 28,778 at the 2000 census. It is located across the Wabash River from Lafayette, Indiana and is home to Purdue University. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Tippecanoe County57,153 Population (as of 2000)
Indiana State52,090 Population (current)
136.0 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.3 Square Miles of Water$141,900 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$31,554 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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691 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$72,659,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
11,242 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$298,996,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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