Tippecanoe County

Tippecanoe County, Indiana

20 N 3rd St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: (765) 423-9215
Fax: (765) 423-9196

In west-central IN, west of Kokomo; organized Jan 20, 1826 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For the Tippecanoe River, itself named from Potawatomi quit-te-pe-con-nac 'buffalo fish,' which were plentiful in the river.

Area (sq mi):: 503.07 (land 499.79; water 3.28) Population per square mile: 307.90
Population 2005: 153,875 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 14.10% Population 2000: 148,955 (White 86.40%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.30%; Asian 4.50%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 8.20%. Median age: 27.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,375; median household $38,652; Population below poverty level: 15.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,232-$25,982
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lafayette County seat (59,753)
  • West Lafayette (28,609)

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    The Tippecanoe County, Indiana sheriff's office used drones to map crash scenes 20 times in 2018 and another 15 times in the same year to support specialty law enforcement teams.
    First Farmers Bank & Trust had opened its first location in Tippecanoe County earlier in the year at Veterans Memorial Parkway.
    Securities and Exchange Commission, assigned a 'AA+' rating to Tippecanoe County, Indiana's $18.9 million series 2018 local option income tax (LOIT) bonds and has affirmed the following ratings of the county at 'AA+'.
    PPINK filed suit against the Commissioner of the Indiana State Department of Health and the prosecutors of Marion County, Lake County, Monroe County, and Tippecanoe County (collectively, "the State"), all in their official capacities.
    Established in 2000 and headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, Lafayette Community Bancorp, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lafayette Community Bank, serves Tippecanoe County, Indiana with four full-service banking locations.
    The proposed location is the only place in Tippecanoe County where the desired resources are available, and the operation would generate $80,000 to $100,000 in tax revenue each year.
    Aaltonen is the associate head of Purdue University's School of Nursing and is chair of the Tippecanoe County, Indiana, Local Board of Health.
    amblops at 11 sites in Tippecanoe County, Indiana in 1994, which increased from only 4 sites from samples performed in 1978, suggesting a concurrent expansion of H.
    The environmental response board, consisting of elected leaders from Lafayette, West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County, was established in 1990.
    Stacy Weinreich is a Circulation Leader at the Tippecanoe County Public Library in Indiana.
    One adult, USA, Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Wabash River at West Lafayette, 13-VII-1973, Provonsha [PERC].