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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    that has been on file with the Tippecanoe County Board of Zoning Appeals since July 2014, said Andy Williams, Rogers Group vice president.