Tippecanoe County

Tippecanoe County, Indiana

20 N 3rd St
Lafayette, IN 47901
Phone: (765) 423-9215
Fax: (765) 423-9196
www.county.tippecanoe.in.us

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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    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.
    LSB Financial is the parent of Lafayette Savings Bank, FSB, which owns five banking centers in Tippecanoe County.
    The environmental response board, consisting of elected leaders from Lafayette, West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County, was established in 1990.
    One adult, USA, Indiana, Tippecanoe County, Wabash River at West Lafayette, 13-VII-1973, Provonsha [PERC].
    We cover 256 square miles in Indiana, including the towns of Mulberry and Dayton, as well as rural areas in western Clinton County and eastern Tippecanoe County.
    Ksander also works as an investigative consultant for the Purdue University Police Department and Tippecanoe County Coroner's Office, and has been an invited guest lecturer for several organizations including Ball State University, Krannert School of Management and the Indiana Correction Association.
    That same year, the Tippecanoe County Agricultural Society appealed to "the temperance men to lay aside their principles and whoop and hurrah for the 'get alongs' and the beer stand" for the greater good achieved by the county fair (G.