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Tippecanoe County Information
If you are looking for a new home located in Tippecanoe County, then Coldwell Banker Shook is more than ready to help you find the perfect community. Tippecanoe County is located on the western side of Indiana. One of the most notable cities in Tippecanoe County is Lafayette. And Tippecanoe County is part of the Lafayette, Indiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. Tippecanoe County has a land area of 500 square miles with a high population density.
There are a number of cities and towns that are incorporated and unincorporated within Tippecanoe County. The incorporated cities and towns include Battle Ground, Clarks Hill, Dayton, Lafayette, Shadeland, West Lafayette, and a portion of Otterbein. West Lafayette, home of Purdue University, is another great community for homebuyers who wish to be close to great educational resources.
One of the great benefits of relocating or purchasing a home in Tippecanoe County is the accessibility of a number of highways. The largest is Interstate 65, and there is also both U.S. Route 52 and Route 231. Indiana State Roads 25, 26, 28, 38, and 43 also run through Tippecanoe County. The accessibility of highway travel makes living in Tippecanoe County a great place for commuting. There is also the Purdue University Airport located in West Lafayette, Indiana, which is a small public-use airport.
In total, there are about 150,000 residents in Tippecanoe County. The demographic of Tippecanoe County is about 88% White, 4.5% Asian, and 2.5% African American. Nearly half of Tippecanoe County residents are married couples. About 28% of households have children under the age of 18. The median age of Tippecanoe County residents is about 27 years of age, which is younger than the state of Indiana's median age of 40.
Within Tippecanoe County, the median household income is just under Indiana's average. Estimated median household income in Tippecanoe County is around $41K, compared to the state's average of $45K. However, homes in Tippecanoe County have maintained values above state values. The estimated median house value in Tippecanoe County is about $128K, compared to the State's $123K. The price for detached homes, townhouses, and apartments are on average higher than the rest of the State of Indiana's.
When looking at Tippecanoe County in comparison to the rest of Indiana, unemployment is lower. While Indiana's unemployment rate was above 8%, Tippecanoe County's unemployment rate was about 7%. Like much of the state, most of Tippecanoe's residents are employed through private companies. The largest employment industry in Tippecanoe County is construction, followed by the food industry for females and the agricultural industry for males.
Tippecanoe County also has a larger percentage of residence with bachelor's degrees or higher. As a county, 18% of residents have a bachelor's degree compared to Indiana's average of 12%. 9% of Tippecanoe County residents have a master's degree compared to Indiana's 5%, and nearly 4% have a doctorate compared to Indiana's less than 1% as a state population total.
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There are a number of recreational opportunities for residents of Tippecanoe County. There are city parks in both Lafayette and West Lafayette. There are also a number of county parks. Two of the largest county parks are Wabash Heritage Train, which encompasses just over 211 acres of land and Ross Camp, which has 219 acres. Other parks include Davis Ferry Park, Davidson Fields, North Soccer Fields, Tippecanoe Battlefield Park, and Tippecanoe County Amphitheater.
The downtown areas of both West Lafayette and the City of Lafayette are enjoyable as well. There are a number of shopping opportunities and restaurants to enjoy in Tippecanoe County. If you are looking for a new home in Tippecanoe County, our staff is ready to help you find the perfect match. Whether you're looking to buy in Tippecanoe County or outside it, give us a call at Coldwell Banker Shook – you will take comfort in our expert real estate knowledge today!
Average List Price: $279,882
Average Days on Market: 56
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